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Obligatory Eclipse Post

If you know me well you know I am one of those persons that esteemeth every day a like. I would be happy never to have the pressure to celebrate another holiday or birthday. I am not a pinterest mom as much as I’d like to be. The same sentiment translates to special sky days..meteor showers..or in this case..the eclipse of the century or something. I didn’t make the cereal box viewing thing or looked for special glasses. In fact I forgot all about it until I wondered why it was so dark and cool in the middle of the morning and looked on fb (where I get all my news admittedly!)

I tried to just use my phone to take a picture to show my kids and probably messed up my camera in the process. Somethings not right with these pictures.

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There’s an eclipse in my tree!

They were more interested in drawing with chalk while it was cooler.

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I let them watch it live on youtube which worked out because I was on a mad woman cleaning and organizing mission of the entire downstairs. Everything got moved around and cleaned so it was a nice distraction while it lasted. While everyone was making their kids “Special Eclipse Lunches” I made my kids what I call a “deconstructed lunch.” They think it’s fun, like a lunchables. I also gave fruit and chips on the side so no worries- they had plenty of food but I was dishing it out quick to finish cleaning.

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I moved my desk to the living room where the wi-fi is MUCH better. I had to. I LOVE that is right above my desk. It reminds me to keep it going.
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I also made a letterboard myself and while it is very wonky, it works and I like to write motivating messages or something funny about what is going on at the moment.

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Christian, Homeschooling, Mother of 6 with way too many ideas.

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