Showing posts from February, 2009

Post Valentine's Day

Nathan made this heart for me. He did such a good job.
Homemade cupcakes...yummy.

Jarrett with his bear from Grandma and Papa.

Shane and Jarrett enjoying their cupcakes.

I hope you all had a great Valentine's Day. I made homemade cupcakes with homemade strawberry frosting and chocolate chip cookies. The kids sure enjoyed the goodies.

What's Going On

Our chickens

I went thrifting at the beginning of the month and found some goodies. I love finding a good deal.

Shane decided to cut his own hair this week.

Nathan crawling under barbwire.

Jarrett and Dad on our tree swing.

Jarrett's favorite thing to do.

Jarrett also likes to dress up.

The Boys... "Ya"

Jarrett and Dad having some fun.

School At Home

Carissa working on her math.

Nathan working on his math.

I 've been doing some research about homeschooling. Here are some facts, public schools started in 1870 in the US and by the early 1900's 2/3 rds of American children were still schooled at home. Christians fought against public schools because they did not want the government to school their children. Christians felt that it was their God given right to home school. This is what Adolph Hitler had to say about homeschooling in the 1930's when he made it illegal:

In 1937, the dictator said, "The Youth of today is ever the people of tomorrow. For this reason we have set before ourselves the task of inoculating our youth with the spirit of this community of the people at a very early age, at an age when human beings are still unperverted and therefore unspoiled. This Reich stands, and it is building itself up for the future, upon its youth. And this new Reich will give its youth to no one, but will itself take youth …