I have never heard someone use the word "rube" in my life. At first glance, I thought it was related to rubiks cube or a ruby gem. But a quick search on the internet showed me it's a negative word to describe an unsophisticated person who is from a rural area. A synonym is hick … Continue reading What in the world is rube?!
Costume Dressing up is a favorite pastime of ours. Kids get very excited to put together zany outfits with random things they find around the house. Rarely do we refer to it as costumes: it's just called dress up. Comparing these two words make me realize that both words have similar meanings: putting on external … Continue reading Dress up vs. costumes for kids
I started the other day with a happy dance. Jenny from My Garden surprised me with news that she had nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger award. It is exciting, humbling, and special to have a fellow blogger encourage a newbie blogger like me!! Thank you Jenny!! Please check out her blog, My Garden ~ … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
via Daily Prompt: Tend I tend to do a lot of things that would be better avoided. One of them is misplacing everyday things. However, the good news is that they are not lost permanently, just misplaced temporarily. Chris kindly comments, out of exasperation, that I would save time if things had a designated spot … Continue reading Tendency to misplace items and mistake time
Homeschooling is many things. Easy is not one of them. I've been discouraged with it lately though; my expectations of what I want to accomplish exceed what is physically possible for me. How do you clearly define the boundaries of home and school?? How much is enough? or not enough? How do I add more … Continue reading Ups and downs of this homeschooling adventure