Due to plenty of wonderful happenings in the school, we just got around to Aidan’s rainbow bridge ceremony this past week. This is such a lovely, serene, and reverent event. All the children are so incredibly attentive. Quite a few know the story so well that I could hear them reciting it under their breath.
First, I want to share this sweet story of the history of Groundhog’s day with you. I would love to incorporate this story into our activities more next year.
The True Story of Groundhog Day
We started off our morning with rolling blackouts. It was only a minor inconvenience because we utilize natural gas for much of [...]
In our home, on this birthday morning, the birthday child gets dressed and heads right over to the dining room. The birthday ring, birthday crown, and a birthday gift awaits him there. The birthday boy gets to don his crown as we sing to him. After blowing out the candles, he gets his gift and [...]
You will always be my baby Ollie. You love to dance by shaking your little behind from side to side as far and as fast as your hips will take you. Your smile is ever present and contagious. You have your daddy wrapped around your little finger. The sound of your laughter brightens everyone [...]
Happy St. Nicholas Day!
We took the boys out to meet St. Nicholas today. Aidan’s first words to him were yelled across a bit of a distance, “I’m feeling a little shy!” Ha! Once he was feeling a little braver, he yelled out that he was a firefighter like his dad. Crazy [...]
Today, I’m blogging over at our school’s website. Come have a look by clicking the link below!
Great Oak School
When Aidan was still a wee little bump inside the womb, it had already been decided that I would stay home with him to nurture him, love him, and help him grow into the most wonderful little person he could be. There was no way that I’d send him off to school before he was [...]
Did you know that Spring is officially over in Houston? It is HOT here already! The other day the temperature gauge nearly touched 100. Heck, it may have in some parts of the city. We’ve been doing what we can to keep cool, but still get a bit of nature in our days. Recently, we [...]
Well, the fall weather came and went and finally showed back up for a few hours this weekend. We enjoyed as much of the cooler weather as we could despite the rain. The mosquitoes reared their ugly heads today, though, so we didn’t stay out as long as we would have liked. I even let [...]