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December 14, 2006

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Stephanie

Oh my yes! Homeschool math and science no problem! Homeschool arts and crafts and I panic...

JoVE

I think you have also discovered that in your household's division of labour "Crafts is something we do with Daddy!" Help him find regular time in his calendar. Time you might want to use to do something where you won't see the mess they make (and clean up, and important lesson he needs to teach his children).

And I think you should move to a more sane neighbourhood. Your property values must be good what with that school. And there must be good neighbourhoods where the standard of holiday decoration is more your style. Just saying :-)

Laureen

Grin. As a matter of fact, we are selling the whole thing and moving permanently aboard a boat. See my previous post, "Sailing with Rowan". =)

And since Jason is a stay-at-home Papa, crafts with the kids *is* something that's pretty much permanently in his calendar. =)

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Marjorie

I loved it -- hysterical! I am also an arts and crafts failure and I have two girls, so its not a girl-boy thing. The one thing I have noticed, do not plan anything too seriously, they will discover the real art to be found, not the pre-planned result.

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