Prioritizing Your Marriage

January 8, 2014

In this season of resolutions and starting over I have a confession.  I have held back on posting this podcast because I couldn’t stand the hypocrisy of posting it when Kirk and I were having a rough start to 2014.  Kirk and I decided that our 2014 started a little later than January 1 so […]

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You ARE Qualified to Homeschool Your Child(ren)!!

December 5, 2013

In 2012, I wrote this post relating homeschooling to marathon training.  I was amazed at all of the response I received.  I think people question themselves when it comes to their qualifications to homeschool.  I know not everyone desires to homeschool, but for those who have a desire to do so, and just don’t have […]

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Revealing Problems

October 15, 2013

I love books.  I love to read.  If it’s out I’ll read it.  If you invite me to your house and don’t want me to read your grocery list then you might want to hide it…or not invite me over. Recently, at a rummage sale, I purchased an old book.  Tucked in its pages I […]

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Homeschooling in Review ~ Week 2 ~ 2013-2014 ~ Labor Day Tradition

September 11, 2013

Preschool Activities have been a must for us this year.  I did a post with 8 preschool activities that we did last week. Even though I do plan some separate activities for Addie I really like that she can join in on a lot of the activities we do in My Father’s World.  This year […]

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Preschool Activities & Our First Week of School ~ 2013-2014

September 9, 2013

So, we have completed our first week of school.  We made it.  I will admit that I was a bit stressed about the first couple of days.  I feel like it sets such a precedent for the rest of the year that I wanted to be as prepared as possible.  Prepared with a toddler in […]

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Making a Schedule

August 20, 2013

It’s that time of year.  School supplies have been out in the stores for quite a while and some of you have already started school.   Sorry, not us, we only have summer for 15 days in the Midwest:).  We take advantage of every summer day we can. It is time to get out the […]

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Chidren’s Spiritual Gifts Inventory

March 25, 2013

I was on a forum at “iambaker.net” 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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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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Homeschooling – Week 2 Review

August 30, 2012

I am happy to report that we are getting into the swing of our regular routine.  Thus far, we have really been enjoying My Father’s World. With Kirk being self employed there are many mornings that we get to eat with him, and here is one of several group hugs that happened this week before […]

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