Well, this post will be a mishmash of things, including winners for two giveaways.
The winner of the We Choose Virtues giveaway had to be redrawn as the original winner did not contact me within 48 hours, so the new winner is:
I think my kiddos (7, 5, 3) struggle equally with being gentle and kind. They are not purposefully mean (most of the time) but have a hard time remembering that teasing is not fun to those being teased and if it's not fun for everyone it's not a considerate and kind activity.
I’ve sent you an email Kristi!
The winner of the Pick and Draw giveaway is:
I have Our Busy Homeschool in my reader wiegersmama at yahoo dot com
I’ve sent you an email Holly!
In case you didn’t win:
Now through December you can buy one deck of Pick and Draw for $10.00 and get $2.00 off each additional deck. It makes a great gift! Just add as many decks to your cart as you want, there is no special code needed. Click on the button below to go there and shop:
A Potty Training Update!
I posted here about Oliver’s first day of potty training last week. Day 2 he had a 50% success rate, and by day 3 it was a 90% success rate. At the moment he still needs reminded to stop playing and go potty, but I know in a few weeks that will be a thing of the past too. He gets on there, does his business, and goes back to playing. I’m thrilled. I only have one child in cloth diapers during the daytime now (yes, I realize that will only last until January, but hey, it’s something).
I’ve got a toothache. It’s a very long story that begins with a filling coming out, a root getting infected, and visits to several dentists and oral surgeons in one day (today). I’m in pain, on antibiotics, and waiting for next week when we can pull the tooth and move on.
With feeling miserable the last few days I’ve spent a lot of time reading. Don’t ask how much, but I’ll just say that I’ve read Crossed and Inheritance both from beginning to end, kept up with my scripture reading, and I’m a good ways into Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief today. All have been read on my Kindle. I love my Kindle (and that all 3 books were free through the library loan system Amazon has with my library).
My children, however, have been rather miffed that my mouth hurts too much to read aloud to them. I got some child-friendly books on Greek mythology because they listened to the Percy Jackson book I’m currently reading on audio (also free from the library). Makayla has taken it upon herself to do the reading aloud so everyone can enjoy those books. I love that. I think I’m going to capitalize on everyone’s interest and print out some activity pages on ancient Greece and Greek myths tonight for a surprise.
So what randomness is going on in your life right now?