Category Archives: Organization

Loose Parts and Project Space (Invitations to Play and Learn)

  With the coming of cooler weather I recently moved the children’s play table into the living room from the back porch. Our living room runs across the whole front of the house and bringing the able in gave me … Continue reading

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“Review Week”

A few years ago I started planning a week “off” into the lesson plans for the year. At the time, we were schooling year round and it made sense to take a week every six weeks, for extra errand running, … Continue reading

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Show Me: Bookshelves

First of all: If you have enough bookshelves please let me know how you achieved that! Mine are rather disorganized at the moment. Actually I’ve been saying since we moved here a year ago that I was going to organize … Continue reading

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Show Me: Favorite Organizational Tools

This is a fun link up begun by a friend of mine- a different theme  for every week all built around the idea of glimpses of each other’s lives!   I’m a list kind of a girl, and I generate … Continue reading

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The End Of The Break

We took a good bit of time off in December. Children were sick, I was sick and Christmas and Advent stuff needed doing.  It was nice to have a bit of a change and to get some projects done but … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Busy Week!

Just a few highlights before I head out the door to get Buggle a haircut! The other boys I’ll do myself but his hair is so thick and curly! We’re getting ready for our annual Christmas Feast and I’m so … Continue reading

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Invitations to Play and Learn: Less is More

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been working at reducing the number and variety of things available to the big children (7 and 6) in non-school hours and the little boys (4 and 2) during school hours. Part of … Continue reading

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Working The Plan: Last Week of August 2014

  With school starting up again and a need to fill my days full without overfilling them or forgetting things I think it’s time to start these posts back up! Yesterday I sat down and made a new (pretty!) little … Continue reading

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Continuing Education

This post contains affiliate links. I had a moment of panic yesterday when I realized that I was leaving for Virginia and the HEAV Convention next Saturday and I haven’t finished my list of curricula, picked the workshops I want … Continue reading

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Paper Avalanche? How I Organize Schoolwork

One of the great joys of homeschooling is keeping all of those completed papers, right? I mean, how else are you going to convince total strangers that your children are well-educated?  And you have to have some papers showing progress … Continue reading

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