Chidren’s Spiritual Gifts Inventory

March 25, 2013

I was on a forum at “” for homeschoolers and the topic came up that one of the most beneficial things about homeschooling is that you can tap into whatever your child is good and and run with it.  You can adapt almost any “school” subject to fit a theme that interests your child(ren).  This […]

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Gingerbread House

December 7, 2012

I just posted about some of our traditions here.  One of our traditions is to make a gingerbread house each Christmas.  We actually started doing this during the time I was nannying, and I wanted something fun that all of the kids could participate in at all their varying ages.  It has turned out to […]

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Homeschooling – Week 7 – 10 in review…AHHH

November 8, 2012

OK, I have fallen so far behind in my weekly reviews that I don’t know where to begin.  It seems that life continues to move even when I don’t blog!  Who knew?? So, I am not going to try to go week by week.  I’m just going to give you some of our highlights from […]

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You Might Homeschool if….

November 1, 2012

You might homeschool if… there are days that you longingly watch “the magic school bus” drive by. you triumphantly proclaim it to be pajama day just because you don’t feel like getting dressed yourself. you have tried to convince your husband 3 times in the last month that it is “take your son/daughter to work […]

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Homeschooling – Week 6 Review

October 6, 2012

We are reading The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh, right now.  It is a Newberry Award winner.  The kids are enjoying it and it’s giving them another way to assimilate the information they are learning about the pioneers in the New World. The other book that we are currently reading that comes with […]

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Homeschooling – Week 5 Review – Fun Fall Activity

October 5, 2012

Life has been busy around here so I’m just getting to our week 5 review even though we are almost done with week 7.  Having family visit, celebrating birthdays and connecting with friends are all great reasons not to be blogging:). We strayed a bit from the My Father’s World curriculum this week to fit […]

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Homeschooling – Week 4 Review

September 13, 2012

Week 4!!!  WOW!  We’ve been at this for almost a month.  This year is going to fly by! We are really enjoying Adventures in My Father’s World.  Ella is already excited about making a Pocahontas costume in the future!  I love how many living books we are being exposed to. Here are books we are […]

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I Blew It!

September 11, 2012

It’s amazing to me how someone half my size can well up such strong emotions in me. The first week of school Addie had a hard time adjusting to me spending extra time with Cade and Ella.  I even had extra activities planned for her, but after she was done, she was demanding more attention, […]

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Alpha Phonics

September 9, 2012

There is SO much curriculum out there!!  If you’ve ever gone to a homeschool store or convention it can be completely overwhelming!  You can find yourself purchasing things you never intended to or things that you really didn’t need, and the worst is when you find you have stuff you will never use. There is […]

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Homeschooling – Week 3 Review

September 6, 2012

Wow!  Week 3 of school has come and gone already!! We are really enjoying My Father’s World! Here’s what we’ve been up to. Science experiment: Step 1 – Fill a cup with water:  Check. Put a piece of cardboard on top:  Check. Turn upside down:  Check. Proceed to have water all over yourself, the floor […]

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