Boys vs Girls OR The Great Placemat Problem

There is a lot of hype about gender these days.  Boys, girls, men, women, other, used to be, identify with both, whatever.  I am a girl.  Or, at nearly 35 years old I guess I should call myself a woman.  But that just sounds funny to me.  I identify with ‘girl’.  So there!  Ha!  I…

When you give a teenager cake….

Fact:  When a teenage boy has a birthday is takes .253 seconds to turn a whole cake into half a cake. The ‘homeschool mom’ part of my brain is considering turning this into a fraction lesson for Addie. Maybe, maybe not.  It is Saturday after all and fractions were never my favorite. Happy Birthday Gus,…