Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As raindrops on the tender herb, And as showers on the grass.
Deut. 32:2

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

You know you're a homeschool mom when.......

~ You get to change more than diapers, you get to change their minds.
~ When a child bursts a lip, & after seeing she's okay, you round up some scotch tape to capture some blood & look at it under the microscope.
~ You find dead animals & actually consider saving them to dissect later.
~ Your children never ever leave the "why?" stage.
~ When your teenager decides to take one community college course & comes home & asks you why the teacher wrote "At" on his paper. (A+)
~ You ask for, and get, a copier instead of a diamond tennis bracelet for your wedding anniversary
~ Your kids think reading history is best accomplished while lying on the floor with their head resting on the side of their patient dog.
~ Your husband can walk in at the end of a long day & tell how the science experiment went just by looking at the house.
~ You never have to drive your child's forgotten lunch to school. ~ The only debate about the school lunch program is whose turn it is to cook.
~ You never have to face the dilemma of whether to take your child's side or the teacher's side in a dispute at school.
~ If your child get's drugs at school, it's probably Tylenol.
~ Your neighbors think you're strange.
~ Your formal dining room now has a computer, copy machine, & many book shelves & there are educational posters & maps all over the walls.
~ You have meal worms growing in a container... on purpose. ~ If you get caught talking to yourself, you can claim you're having a PTA meeting.
~ Talking out loud to yourself is a parent/teacher conference.
~ You take off for a teacher in-service day because the principal needs clean socks.
~ You can't make it through a movie without pointing out the historical inaccuracies.
~ You step on math manipulatives on your pre-dawn stumble to the bathroom.
~ If your child claims that the dog ate his homework, you can ask the dog.
~ Your kids refer to the neighbor kids as "government school inmates".
~ You can't make it through the grocery produce department without asking your preschooler the name & color of every vegetable.
~ You can't put your produce in your cart without asking your older student to estimate it's weight and verify accuracy.

I thought this was too cute. But no...we do NOT save 'dead' animals for dissection...not yet anyway..but we do enjoy looking @ things under the microscope. lol

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