The Apprentice Juggler

November 6, 2013

Once upon a time, in the days of my teenage years, I used to be a camp counselor.  One of my favorite stories to read to my campers before bed was “The Apprentice Juggler.”  I didn’t know it at the time but that story is actually part of a whole series of stories.  It’s part […]

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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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Homeschooling – Week 29 in Review

April 8, 2013

I recently ordered our curriculum for next year.  We are getting My Father’s World again which confirms how much we have liked it this year so far.  Here’s what we’ve been up to this week. We finally got to crack open the magnet kit that comes in the “My Father’s World” deluxe package.  My kids […]

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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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Homeschooling – Week 1 Review

August 23, 2012

I get excited about curriculum.  Cracking open new books and opening fresh packages that greet you with an exciting and promising year ahead.  I’ve been reading homeschooling/organization books this summer to encourage me with a refreshed perspective.  Overall, we’ve had a good first week.  We are trying to ease into our new schedule, but having […]

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What’s Working For Us Right Now ~ Curriculum 2012-2013

August 14, 2012

The school year is coming upon us.  Where did the summer go?? We are planning to start school next week.  I think we are all ready for a little more structure around here again.  I printed off new chore charts this morning and the kids were “playing school” today (If you missed the chores video […]

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What’s Working For Us Right Now – Curriculum

February 23, 2012

Wow!  There is SO much home-school curriculum out there that it is overwhelming!  I was recently talking with a friend and she said that it is best just to pick something you like and go with it.  You can always be second guessing yourself and thinking you are missing something or that something else would […]

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