If You Give a Homeschooling Mom a Cookie....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by SunChick, May 16, 2007.

  1. SunChick

    SunChick Songster

    Feb 23, 2007
    Bel Air, Maryland
    This came on my chickens101 list today. I thought it was Priceless!


    If you give a Homeschooling Mom a cookie, she'll want the recipe.

    She will plan a complete unit study on the History of Cookies.

    The family will take field trip to a farm and see where we get eggs, milk
    and grain.

    At home they will make butter out of milk.

    The children will want to start grinding their own grain.

    Mom will purchase a Bosch Universal Kitchen System.

    She will remember she will need a new list of cookbooks.

    So, she will order "An Introduction To Whole Grain Baking w/ CD,"
    "Desserts," "The Cooking With Children CD," and "Lunches & Snacks Cookbook"
    by Sue Gregg, also "Whole Foods for Kids to Cook."

    Mom orders a 100 lb bag of wheat berries.

    Now she will grind her own wheat grain into flour.

    The children remember the farm field trip and knowing they can't possibly
    get a cow so they beg for a few chickens.

    So, to a trip to the library to research how to build a chicken coop and to
    how to care for chickens.

    On the way out the door Mom sees the book, "Chicken Tractor" by Andy Lee &
    Pat Foreman.

    They stop by the Feed and Seed to pick up materials and ask where to
    purchase the chicks.

    There the clerk tells them about egg that can be incubated.

    He sells them a book on hatching eggs, eggs, and incubator.

    At home Mom and the younger children set up the incubator while Dad and the
    older children build the chicken tractor.

    Back to the library to pick up gardening books and more books on chickens.

    The oldest daughter now starts a business grinding flour for the her
    friend's families.

    While her younger sisters are selling homemade cookies to their neighbors.

    The boys have started building a new chicken tractor because they want more
    eggs for breakfast.

    That cookie that started this all? The homeschooling mom's three year old
    ate it.

  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

  3. cookinmom

    cookinmom Songster

    Mar 14, 2007
    Saint George GA
    I love it!

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