Showing posts from November, 2010


Perhaps to make up for last night’s stormy behaviour, Elisheva braided Naomi’s hair tonight.  I think it looks wonderful – thoroughly bohemian!Naomi didn’t want to show me at first – I think she was … Read more

Cheap n’ Cheerful Cuisenaire Rod Rack for Math

Math table!!!  Big kid doing math test, little kid doing rod addition!Following my new choose-her-own-Miquon philosophy, Naomi chose and worked this entire sheet almost without complaint!  Numeral re… Read more

Mikeitz Parsha Overview: יוסף/Joseph’s Story Continues…

Adapted from the Vayishlach pages of Parsha Pages for Sefer Bereishis, this is a basic overview of the continuation of the parsha story in a traditional “Q&A” format, easily reworked for kids of… Read more


A dreaded word when you have a newborn.  Dreaded and yet a blessing – at least you know there is enough, unless there is too much and your baby is drowning every time your milk lets down.  It happens… Read more

Menu Plan Monday #33: 22 Kislev, 5771 (Chanukah Edition)

Why the weird dates? Click here to find out! 
Other “weekly challenges” I participate in that may or may not interest you:
Six Word SaturdayHomeschool DiaryHi!  We are a Jewish family of 6 (2 par… Read more

Neat scheduling idea…

Check out this inexpensive homemade magnetic bulletin-board idea for scheduling your family’s activities!  (or arranging various homeschool subjects and events!)In this context, it’s a meal plan sche… Read more

Hebrew Kids’ Book We Like: Chanan Haganan – חנן הגנן

Last thing before I turn in – I forgot to put in a plug for our current Hebrew book (in addition to the Hebrew Mr. Brown can Moo!)It’s called חנן הגנן/Chanan HaGanan, and it’s a very cute story by רי… Read more

Homeschool Diary #7: 22 Kislev, 5771 – the Chanukah Edition

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Other “weekly challenges” I participate in that may or may not interest you:
Six Word SaturdayMenu Plan … Read more

Rethinking Miquon Math: A Revelation

I have been getting more than a bit frustrated “doing” Miquon math, and I had a revelation over Shabbos.  Which I always hate, because I can’t write it down… on the other hand, it forces me to keep … Read more

The finished - decorated - gingerbread house

Last night's gingybread is done!  I think it looks great, and you know I don't say that about most of the slapdash craft projects that take place around here...I love this roof!Here's wha… Read more

Gingerbread Night!

Hi!  Welcome to my blog!  For some reason, this nondescript entry has become one of my most popular posts of all time.  I have no idea why.  It’s not entirely typical of this blog.  So if you think t… Read more

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