ORGANIZING HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM

Today I want to share how we organize our curriculum for our 1st grader. This year we are doing Abeka and I couldn’t be more pleased with it. My son is learning so much! He’s becoming and excellent reader and writing with great penmanship. I […]

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FINDING JOY IN THE LITTLE THINGS

It’s so funny to me how often I hear the words, “I could never do that”. It’s usually mentioned when talking about being a stay at home mom or especially homeschooling my kids. I never thought I could do it either, but God doesn’t call […]

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JUST WALK AWAY

I’ve decided to start blogging more about my homeschool journey. Too often, I see other mothers who are ready to throw in the towel after having a bad day (or many bad days). I want these moms to know:A. They are not alone.B. There will be […]

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I AM NOT PERFECT, BUT THAT’S OKAY

Already FIVE whole days have gone by since my last post! I just don’t understand how to make the time to write. Currently my husband is holding our baby; the child who won’t let us put him down lately without screaming and crying and throwing […]

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PRINT-MAKING ART PROJECT

On our first day of homeschool, it went so well that we even had time to do a fun art project. (We got this kit from KellyKits.com, but it’s so simple that you can do it yourself.) We made a Koi fish and seaweed print. […]

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9th Grade Curriculum

As promised, here are the things we will be using this upcoming school year for our ninth grade son: BIBLEMost important to our family is Bible study. Last year we really enjoyed Wise Up, Wisdom in Proverbs by Positive Action Bible Curriculum. This curriculum goes deeper […]

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Growing Monsters

Did you think the title of this post was about my kids? Well, not entirely! Today we started the process of growing giant watermelons and giant pumpkins. This was such an appropriate activity for each of my older boys because I’ve always called my oldest […]

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