Tag Archives: HEAV

I’m Glad Convention Season is Coming!

    The last few weeks have been rough! Time change, sick littles, a major reorganization project in order to give the biggest boy his own room (which meant turning the schoolroom into the master bedroom, moving school to the … Continue reading

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It’s Spring! Time for Yard Work, and Planning My Trip to Virginia and the HEAV Convention (with a Giveaway)

It’s April and time for me to plan my annual trip to Virginia! I’m so excited to be spending a bit more than two weeks visiting friends and family (including a visit to my sister at Poplar Spring Farm) and … Continue reading

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Stay Away!

Respect is a big deal these days and so often it just means that I choose to stay away from those who disagree with me. Avoiding my neighbor isn’t really loving him, though, and loving our neighbor is what each … Continue reading

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Bless Another Homeschooler

  Convention is coming and I’m making my lists and anticipating happy hours spent looking at curriculum, buying curriculum, making lesson plans and finally teaching! I‘m also anticipating the joy of being able to talk to other homeschoolers and encourage … Continue reading

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Picking Curriculum: Or Why I Start Thinking About September in February!

    Lately (for which I am very thankful) school has been going remarkably smoothly. We took a bunch of time off in December due to holidays and sickness and finished out 2014 by moving the schoolroom upstairs from the … Continue reading

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Evaluating The Past Year

Now that I’m home from convention and we have finished up our last few subjects my mind is turning to planning the new year and using all of the materials I purchased in June! This is our fifth year of … Continue reading

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Helpers

One of the hardest things in a family with many littles is figuring out how to incorporate everyone into the work of the household. It’s not too hard to train the oldest ones but then the littler ones want to … Continue reading

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Encouraging Children to Ask Questions?

Some days the questions and speculations start before my first cup of tea! Buggle seems to set himself engineering problems in his sleep and Bull is in the categorization phase and wants to know: “Is it morning?” “Is it a … Continue reading

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At The HEAV Convention

I never can decide which I like better at the convention: meeting friends I only see there, or seeing all the curriculum that I’ve read and heard about. And there’s also the workshops. I don’t go to many of them … Continue reading

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So Much To Do

Today is the opening of the HEAV Convention! I’ve been working all week to have the house in order for me to essentially be gone for two and a half days. I still have a bunch to do though: The … Continue reading

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