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Learning Languages
Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Phonemes–those pesky sounds that make up words. Back in the first grade, when they started teaching us to read, my school used a totally phonetic format. As a result, I didn’t learn to read until the following year when my teacher taught me sight-reading rather than phonics. It seems that my ear can not hear […]

Schooling–How Young is Too Young?
Monday, August 6th, 2007

The Punkin is just over 2 1/2 years old, but I’m considering starting “schooling” this fall. This was suggested more as a way of getting some sort of routine into our extremely unscheduled lifestyle. When I spoke with a friend who has a degree in education (early childhood I believe), she seemed to think it […]

Things I have learned recently
Friday, July 27th, 2007

When using the potty like a big girl, make sure to sit waaaayyy back Never, ever press on Mama’s foot pedal while she’s sewing If you punch enough buttons on a computer keyboard, you can make some really cool sounds If you punch the wrong buttons on a computer keyboard, you can make your parents […]

Mama Painting
Saturday, July 21st, 2007

Almost all done! Mama got all the trees and plants and stuff done today. She says she’ll do the animals later. I love my room. Wouldn’t you? TTFN the Punkin

My Little Bedroom in the Woods
Friday, July 20th, 2007

See what Mama’s painting for me?! Ain’t it the neatest thing? Memere and Poppie name their rooms after the places they’ve lived in. My room is called the Northwest room. I’ve got this really cool bedroom set that looks like pine logs, and the rest of the room has this camping theme going, so Mama […]