Comic Look at a Homeschool Mom’s 2009 New Year’s Resolutions
(and what they actually might look like one month later)
By Cheryl A. Moeller
January 1st: “We will have physical education every single day in 2009, for at least one hour.”
February 1st: “We will buy a DVD of the 2008 Olympics and watch it for 30 minutes a day.”
January 1st: “I will get my kids the pet (for a homeschool mascot) they’’ve always wanted.”
February 1st: “I will buy a collar and a leash for our Chia Pet.”
January 1st: “I will take my children on a homeschool field trip to a museum once a month.”
February 1st: “I will show my kids where I ate super chili dogs in highschool.”
January 1st: “I will feature a Van Gogh each month on our coffee table for homeschool art appreciation.”
February 1st: “I will fill up our Van at The Stop and Go.”
January 1st: “We will not only wash, but also dry all our dirty dishes, immediately after each meal.”
February 1! st: “We will train our cat to dry dishes, the dog already washes them.
January 1st: “I will learn to sleep standing up.
February 1st: “I won’t fall asleep behind the wheel.”
January 1st: “I will find at least one pair of matching socks.”
February 1st: “Finding one pair of matching socks is statistically identical to being hit with a meteor while vacationing in Florida.”
January 1st: “I will use only one email address.”
February 1st: “I will go from eight to seven email addresses.”
January 1st: I will make a time for my own personal reading each day in 2009.
February 1st: I will read the back of grocery store receipts to see if I have earned enough points to get for free, the featured Teflon cookware.
January 1st: “My children and I will learn Modern Hebrew this year in our homeschool.”
February 1st:;My children and I will weekly eat one dozen bagels with lox.”
January 1st: “I will make only home-made yogurt from only organic ingredients.”
February 1st: “I will allow my children only two Gogurts in their mouth at a time.”
January 1st: “We will never eat food in the car on our homeschool field trips in 2009.”
February 1st: “We will quit using our gas grill in the car.”
by Cheryl Moeller, homeschool mom of 6. Cheryl’s books include Lexi’s Homeschool Diary, Aunt Sarah’s Alaskan Cookbook, and Homeschool Your Preschooler On a $1 a Day.