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"Mom, those kids are going to have to get out of the house sometimes."

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Have you ever had one of those weeks? Plans go awry even with the best planning. My plan the last few days was to change out my sluggish router over the weekend, blog about starting my how - to series soon, finalize the French and Indian War Lapbook and just be on task with what I wanted to share.

Let me see, my router didn't work after I thought I reconfigured it so I was without internet for a day or so. My Home Management Binder needed more pockets for all the kitche...

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Overschooling?Free Covers for Coral Reef Lapbook; My Free Fall of Constantinople Page; Free Cook Book for Casseroles; Free Scrapbook Page for Back to School

Posted on September 8, 2011 at 9:50 AM

Well we are still safe. The helicopters flying back and forth over our subdivision each day  carrying their buckets and other things makes for eventful days around here.  The firefighters have been doing a great job of keeping the fires in our area contained. There are some homeschoolers who live close that have been evacuated and some ...

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Do you really have time to NOT play games?

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 10:25 AM

(I store games in our covered shelving here next to the TV in the upstairs schoolroom)

 Sorry ya’ll got two blog posts in one day from me yesterday-----since I got back from vacation our pool that is always just a beautiful clear blue turned putrid green (there has to be...

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"When do I stop worrying about what the public school is doing?"

Posted on October 13, 2010 at 11:41 AM

 

The question is a valid one and I think it really shows how much as parents we care about the success of our homeschooling journey.

 

I have seen overconfident parents who start to homeschool and feel all is well. It's true though if some measure of allowance to ourselves as parents is not given in the first few years, we will not succeed in h...

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"Instant baby food, instant credit - how about instant education"?

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 10:54 AM

 

If we have "instant mash potatoes", "microwaved food" and yes even "instant baby food" why shouldn't we have an instant education?

 

Today, reality is that our lives are very different than our parents and grandparents. Life is more hectic, faster and along with that folks have become more impatient, even about their education. How about ...

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