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Thursday, October 30, 2008

"Monk"ing Around!

Today I was bathing Holly and Jaren. It had been a messy day (read- Jaren and chocolate in the shopping cart) and he needed a good scrub. When I got the two clean this is what I found in the living room:

Windows blacked-out with couch cushions and diapers stuffed in the holes to make sure it is extra dark....................

And the two older kids doing their schoolwork by the candles in the fireplace.

Upon asking them what they were doing, their reply was this:

"Mom, the monks and scribes wrote everything by candlelight and they did really good work."

We are learning about medieval times in history this year and they just learned about Canterbury and the monks. However, they are NOT doing history........it was spelling. So, they must be learning something. *happy mom moment*

3 Comment:

Sarah said...

Chanin--your kids are too funny! You ARE a great mom. And teacher. I wish we lived closer!

Anonymous said...

What the heck??? are they little adults? they are so cute they come up with the cutiest ideas.

Sorensen said...

Zoe thought this looked like so much fun. What a great mommy you are!