Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Homeschool Memoirs #9 - The Berry Family

"This week’s theme is about your family. Don’t worry. I’m not going to make you write a long essay about all the great things your family does. Just something little diddy that I know everyone will have fun with!

Watch the youtube video below and then take this song and add your own words, about your family. The end of the first three lines should rhyme. Can’t wait to see what you come up with!"

Lryics to “A Homeschool Family"

Some people say were goofy
Mysterious and spooky
Our neighbors think were kooky
A homeschool family

We drive a white Conversion
We learn about the Persians
Our six year olds a surgeon
A homeschool family.

We learn about Creation
And classic education
Were sponsoring a Haitian
A homeschool family.


The parents are the tutors.
We build our own computers.
We never go to Hooters
A homeschol family.

Have recess in the foyer
And then we read Tom Sawyer
Our nine year olds a lawyer
A homeschool family.

We never leave our dwelling.
Our children are excelling.
They’re champions at spelling
A homeschool family.


Now for my version! I was actually not sure about this one but then I realized I had an 1-1/2 hour drive ahead of me this afternoon. I printed out a copy of the above lyrics & worked on it while I was driving. Yeah, I know, not all that safe & I'm not sure I can read my writing, but it certainly was fun! My kids did think I was kooky & a little crazy. ;-)

The Berry Family

We have three little boys.
Our house is full of toys.
Our lives are full of joys.
We're the Berry Family.

We live a rural life.
I love being a wife.
No one plays the fife.
We're the Berry Family

We love to play with friends.
The fun never ends.
We always play pretend.
We're the Berry Family.


We've lived this life for six years.
We overcame some fears.
Our boys are always near.
We're the Berry Family.

We learn around our table.
We read about some fables
Our lives are very stable.
We're the Berry Family.

We're always on our way.
Seemingly every day.
Unsocialized - No way!
We're the Berry Family.

Check out more creative homeschoolers HERE!


  1. AWE-SOME!! So very good! What a great glimpse into your family! This is going to be something fun to look back on... "I love being a wife" Wonderful!
    Very heartwarming.

    I had a blast doing mine!

    Blessings, Jacque

  2. Great job! This was too fun!

  3. Awesome! The more I read, the less I like mine. *lol*

  4. Does anyone else have the tune stuck in their head??? Oh, this was fun and you did a great job! I think I am going to be dreaming of more verses this evening.

  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog.
    I gather that you live in Maine, my parents have retired in Mercer and love it there, they are in the boonies!!

    Great job on your ditty, I loved it.

  6. I love your song and yes there is a theme with ones with boys isn't there LOL. Thanks for stopping by my blog!!

  7. nice one, hon

  8. Love it! You are so creative!

  9. how cute! Loved reading it! :)
    Prayers and Blessings,
    Miss Amanda

  10. I really like your song...un-socialized, no way! That was great. The only bad part of this assignment is that song keeps playing in my head...LOL

  11. good thing I'm not part of your family...or your fife line would never work, lol! Yes, indeedy-do, I play the fife!

    this was fun!

  12. Great job, This tune and " I Got Joy in My Heart" has been in my head all day.

  13. That was great!

  14. Great job! I love this memoir! :D

  15. Hilarious! I saw this on youtube and was one of the reasons that we purchased his DVD! So funny! I love your rendition, witty!


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