Thursday, June 5, 2008

Math Whiz

Scribe was sitting in the living room one morning doing math. He had decided to do it on his own. I was impressed....finally he had become a self starter. Usually I have them do their math at the table, but this day I allowed him to remain in comfort. Why not? He was self motivated and that certainly warrants a little leniency from mom.

He sat there intently. I couldn't believe how long studying mathematical concepts was holding his interest. As I moved from room to room, he was still engrossed in that math book. Nearly an hour later, the boy was still studying his math. I was so proud.
Until I became suspicious. He had no pencil in hand and I began to wonder.....
Since when do math books contain "Far Side" comics? I think my self motivated boy is becoming a little sneaky.


7 comments:

  1. I had to catch up on your blog - great house. It is so beautiful. I need some help in that department - redecorating is not my thing. Love the sneaky boy - very clever he is. You may have to watch that one. I also LOVE the new haircut - makes you look younger, I think.

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  2. I think he gets that sneakiness(is that a word??!!)from his mom!

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  3. cracking up...too bad he isn't a self motivated math genius though...or perhaps he is and he was just giving himself a break with some lighter knowledge.

    lol
    Kimmie
    mama to 6
    one homemade and 5 adopted

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  4. What the verse about them lying from birth? Little Amanda is just as sneaky. She'll get up and bang on the walls when she's supposed to be sleeping. When I go into the remind her to lay back down, she'll drop down so fast and close her eyes like she was sleeping!

    What a trickster!

    Katie

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  5. Oh my gosh. That is tooo funny!

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