Monthly Archives: September 2014

Adventures With Kids – Schooling

A Perfect Day At School If the Oldest had his choice, he would have a totally different school morning. Not so much with the math and more with the Minecraft. “So, Joe, it’s time to go to school.” In his … Continue reading

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Adventures With Kids – School

Why Can’t I Live A Fantasy Life? Really the first day of school was today. Oh sure they went to school yesterday, but after a detailed interrogation of both boys, it seems like they pretty much sat in class, talked … Continue reading

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Adventures With Kids – Homeschooling

The School Year Begins I’ve had some fun being a homeschooling parent. It’s been a challenge, but I was helped out by family and friends who offered up websites, advice and often derisive laughter. However, I am super glad that … Continue reading

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Adventures With Kids – Hockey

The Equipment It’s the first goalie camp of the year for the Youngest and I’m in a rush. I’ve spent the day talking to contractors, watching AC get installed into our house, and setting up more appointments to get quotes … Continue reading

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Adventures With Kids – Hockey

Hockey Season Starts Again Well, we’re just about to head off to our first hockey practice of the year. It’s H4, the last year when all this is still taken only kind-of seriously. Skates have been sharpened. The sweaty gear … Continue reading

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Adventures in Parenting – Homeschooling

More Harm Than Good? With the teacher’s strike on BC looking hopelessly deadlocked, it seemed like it was time for me to do some home edumakation. You know, reading, writing, arithmetic. All that kind of stuff. But where to start? … Continue reading

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Moving With Kids – The Unpacking

Getting Everyone Involved Ok, I’ll admit it, I have a problem. It started way back when I was just beginning my career as a retail guru. I had a hard time letting others do what I could clearly do better. … Continue reading

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