Monday, September 17, 2012

Golf it is

So Milton has been showing an interest in Golf. "Why not" I thought. So I started to look into lessons and oh my goodness...So NOT affordable when there is no income for the most part. So what to do???

Well, we already had two golf clubs given to us in Page that are kid sized. Lucky there. We were at Walmart looking for something and I ran across their golf section. $3.00 red plastic golf balls to practice driving. $3.00 golf tees. Then we looked up golf grip and how to drive the ball basics on YouTube. Perfect!

Milton was outside working on his swing.

Today I was in the Thrift store looking for a desk I could use for sewing and what did I find? A putt and return putting green. Complete with water and sand hazard. Boy did the boys have fun with that.

I will be checking out a DVD from the public library once it gets here. A kids instructional video on golfing. I cant wait and Milton is excited. Now we just have to find a mentor who would be willing to stop by now and then and give him some tips.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

A new school year

So a new school year is about to be under way but it is starting with a bang. We just moved cross country from Arizona to Ohio for my husband to start his PHD in Music Education. We have been unpacking for a while but are enjoying all of the wonderful things to do so much we keep going out for most of the day and having to much fun. We are facing a few years of full time student life with our new family of 5 and figuring that all out. And then to top it off we just found out that Milo has Type 1 Diabetes. Yeah for us! another adventure to begin within our adventure.

This all happened the weekend before my husband started school. Talk about a tornado hitting. Everything hit the fan to say the least. Milo is doing better now and we have been doing this new life for 2 weeks and there are still so many questions but they will be answered as time passes. But must go on.

I am excited about our new year in learning great things. We are easing into it this year but have already learned some really neat stuff. I love it when I am learning things for the first time with my children. It cracks me up when Quincy asks about people like Archimedes and Pythagoras. Who would have thought.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Check out my oldest holding an Aligator on the Field Trip page. Road trip with his dad to our new home.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Sorry I have not posted in so long. I did have my Baby boy Pierce Thomas on April 10th at 6:04 am. He was 6 lbs and 4 oz, 18 inches long. We are moving and I will continue to post once we are settled into to our new home of Ohio. Till I post again...have a great summer.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Juice Jello

Check out the Save A Penny Page to learn how to make Jello with your favorite Juice.

Monday, April 2, 2012

How a tree grows

So Milton said that he wanted to learn about trees today. I thought I would share some of the resources I found if your child would be interested in the same thing.

Visit How Does A Tree Grow to learn in a more detailed way how a tree grows. You will learn the word Meristems and how these cells effect how a tree grows.

Also check out these You tube videos to lean about how the age of a tree is determined, watch an acorn grow into a tree

Age of a tree

Acorn grows into a tree (time lapse)

The Giving Tree read by Shel Sivertein (1973)

How To Plant A Tree


Sunday, April 1, 2012

Spring Gardening POOP!

POOP! We got our steer manuer and the boys had to get it to the backyard for me. 4 bags were a tough job for the two of them but they did it.

Milton then had to open the bags using a shovle and then dump them out into the boxes.
Milton got a little help from his little brother Quentin. Quentin then decided to treat the poop as a sand box. He did not seem to mind the fact that it came from a cow.