Since I Can’t Turn In My 2 Week Notice I Guess I Will Just Runaway….

February 4, 2013
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Some days even the best of schedules and plans unravel. Today was just that sort of day!! I would like to place the blame on the fact that we were out quite late last night. So we were out of sorts! The super bowl was fun to watch but the consequence of our good time […]

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Play Groups and Veteran Moms

February 3, 2013
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When my oldest was little I was a part of a mother’s morning out at my church. Oh how I cherished those few hours to myself every week!! When child number 2 came along our oldest was starting Kindergarten and since we were home schooling a mother’s morning out was no longer possible. It made […]

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Living Life On Purpose….Plan Your Days!

February 1, 2013
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There are times when the days, weeks, and months seem to fly past me and I wonder if I actually was as productive as I could have been. That is how I feel about January 2013….I awoke this morning thinking WOW January flew past me!!! Since it’s the first day of February I have decided […]

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Multisensory Learning: If You Can See It, Taste It, Feel It, Touch It or Hear It You Can Learn It !!

January 30, 2013
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Many people ask me how we home educate so many varying ages. I always laugh and say we are the modern day one room school house. When we started this Home Schooling journey twenty-one years ago it was only because my oldest son had a late birthday and he was so sad all his buddies […]

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Famous Landmarks You May Find In My Livingroom

January 22, 2013
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There are times like this morning when I am trying desperately to begin school, but I keep encountering children that rather build models of famous landmarks…… Dare to take a guess at what this is going to be??? He is almost done, or at least that is what he keeps saying….. The finished product….. a […]

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We May Have Learned Something Accidentally While Having Fun and Working…..

January 21, 2013
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Today is a holiday, Martin Luther King day…. I knew it was a holiday. I even knew that the local schools had the day off, I just never thought to cancel school. Imagine my children’s disappointment when they realized this home school mom intended to proceed with class as usual. Well, at least I intended […]

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“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” ~Jacqueline Kennedy

January 19, 2013
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As a child I grew up without television. Whenever I tell my children this, they always ask “was television even invented back then?” I always have to assure them that television was invented, but my parents were of the belief that television crippled your imagination and stole your family time. As a result of not […]

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“Waste Not, Want Not”….Recycling and Re-Using Everything!

January 16, 2013
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As a little girl I remember my mother being the most thrifty person I had ever met! She was teased for re-using her tea bags for her afternoon tea. She washed used tin foil and reused it until you just about could see through it. Ziplock bags were a luxury so on the rare occasion […]

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Don’t Lose The Magic That Comes From Make Believe

January 14, 2013

I was busy working around the house the other day when Riley came in with a very serious expression and told me she had to talk to me, in private… She seemed very concerned about something, so I escorted her to my room. As Riley and I were about to have our private conversation Sam […]

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I would like to buy a vowel…….

January 12, 2013

Our family loves playing games. Card games, board games…you name it we love it! Sometimes it’s a bit hard to find a game that fits all the age groups but the big kids are good sports and adapt the games accordingly. Occasionally we do find a game that works well with the large age span […]

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