Tag Archive: Humor

Homeschooling ABC’s: V, W, X, Y and Z

Hello Readers!  Today’s blog post is the last installment of my Homeschooling ABC’s series.  Like the others before it, it contains some serious thoughts, and a bit of whimsy.  I hope you enjoy it.  V is for Virtue: I know the idea of being virtuous is old-fashioned and outdated.  But I also know that when…




Homeschooling ABC’s: J, K, and L

With this post we’re officially half-way through our “Homeschooling ABC’s” journey.  I hope you’ve enjoyed these posts!  If nothing else, you’ve got to love the picture above.  I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a trip to the beach.  The sun and the surf…I love ’em! J is for Jocularity: Isn’t that a…




Homeschooling ABC’s: A, B, and C

This week’s post is the first in a series I’m calling “Homeschooling ABC’s.”  In this series I am going to take each letter of the alphabet and use it to illustrate a particular aspect of homeschooling.  Some of my choices may seem logical, others may surprise you.  I hope you’ll stay posted and read each…




How to Know If You’re Ready to Have Kids

I received the following in an e-mail from my daughter some time ago.  I don’t know who wrote it but I thought it was funny and decided that this would be a good week to throw in a little humor before starting my 3-part series next week on homeschooling your older children.  I hope you…




My Top 10 Favorite Movies

With the Christmas holiday right around the corner I thought I would do something a little different.  I want to offer my “top-ten” list of movies.  These could be great movies to rent for some holiday family viewing, or you could even consider them as gifts for your own family or other family members and…




It’s Funny How…

It’s funny how… Generations ago large families were the norm in spite of the fact that we are told that modesty and abstinence until marriage cause people to have hang-ups about sex. Politicians say that to get out of economic problems the government needs to spend more money while at the same time they tell us that as…




A Sitcom Moment

A few weeks ago I was watching a Seinfeld rerun with my two older children (ages 26 and 22).  During Seinfeld’s monologue he made the observation that when we become adults we suddenly wonder why we were so afraid of our parents.  Both my children burst out laughing.  I asked them why.  They said (in…




The Bitter Home-Schoolers Wish List

A few years ago I came across the following “wish list” and found it hilarious.  I had saved a copy, which I came across a few months ago when I was organizing ideas for blog posts.  I enjoyed reading it again and thought I would like to share it with my readers.  The writer of…




Florida Hurricane Preparation

Those of us who live in hurricane “territory” know that June 1st through November 30th is hurricane season.  If you have read my “About” page then you know that my family lived in Homestead, FL when Hurricane Andrew flattened the south end of Dade County, Florida.  As a matter of fact, the eye of Andrew…