Young Authors

I mentioned before that the kids have been writing books. This morning we read all of them to make videos so you can all enjoy too. First up, Linus. Oops,…

Dancing Queen

Here’s Mina tearing up the floor with her usual passion. Watch for Linus to casually drive on to the dance floor about halfway through. Both just carry on as if…

Christmas 2020

Just in time for Christmas, Mina got a new ‘do. But she immediately covers it up! Because we’re going outside! I think we’re the only house around here that spends…

November 29 – December 20, 2020

We didn’t have a huge Thanksgiving dinner this year, but we all still felt kind of stuffed and irritable in the days after. So we hopped in the car and…

Partysaurus

As you know, Mina loves to dance. She recently discovered a cartoon that has a long party scene. Watching it is a full aerobic workout for her. Now our mission…

Christmas Present Labels

I don’t consider myself terribly crafty (in either sense of the word), but I occasionally have what I think is a pretty good idea. In this case, I gave the…

Snow!

It looks as if 2020 will go on record as the hottest year yet (that’s worldwide), but we have just had our first major snow storm since February 2019 –…

Little Authors

Linus has been struggling a bit with a portion of his curriculum called Writers Workshop. Keeping in mind that they’re in kindergarten and can’t read or write, this is meant…

Family Fitness

We’re experiencing a nor’easter, so no outdoor activities today. Instead we headed to the basement for family exercise. As you can see, Mina is a formidable trainer. Mina joined us…

Driveway Games

In an ongoing effort to keep the kids (and, frankly, Yen) occupied, they created a live-action video game on the driveway. The rules? Stay in the circles and keep moving!…

Exercise

It’s important to keep fit. That’s why Mina is making sure we all know proper burpee technique.

October 13 – November 22, 2020

I think we’ve all heard reports of unusual wildlife sightings during these locked-down months. I’m skeptical that it’s because the animals are roaming more, and thinking it’s really that people…

Chopstickery

One of the baberies got stuck and the kids used chopsticks to extract her. Then they showed off their superior chopstick skills by pretending to eat her!