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Almost Done

Every year, about this time, I have to go through the school-shelves and the closet where I keep a lot of our supplies. Some things get packed up for use in future years while other things are simply straightened and/or … Continue reading

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HEAV Registration Giveaway

The contest is now closed and a winner has been selected and emailed. I look forward to meeting all of you at the convention (I’ll be blogging from there as well as volunteering at the HEAV tables in the lobby). … Continue reading

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Convention Shopping (Setting Up For Success)

I’m an HEAV blogger this year and am being compensated with free registration to the convention but all opinions are my own (and I always blog about convention anyway, it’s one of the highlights of my year!). I hate crowds! … Continue reading

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The Blessing Of Time

Convention season is rapidly drawing near and I am already looking forward to volunteering at the Home Educator’s Association of Virginia Convention in June. Last year was the first year I volunteered during part of my time at the convention … Continue reading

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Thinking About the Future

I tend to do my homeschool planning in six week blocks. I usually do two blocks at a time and try to arrange things to have a couple of “make up” days built in to cover the inevitable changes in … Continue reading

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Thirty Years Ago (Homeschooling in Virginia)

I was seven years old. My parents had just completed their first year of Homeschooling. I had done second grade via a correspondence course from A Beka Publications in Pensacola, FL ( and managed to almost fail because my handwriting … Continue reading

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The Convention Season

One of the things that gets me through the midwinter school doldrums is the thought of the upcoming convention season! Traditionally I’ve gone to the Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) Convention in June and gotten all of my continuing … Continue reading

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Planning, Planning….

Well! It’s been over a month since the homeschool convention and yesterday I finally got all the new materials unpacked and put away. In the process I discovered that I had already forgotten about some of the things I had … Continue reading

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Blessings of the Homeschool Convention

As I said yesterday I have a great deal to process and think about after having attending the Home Educators Association of Virginia (HEAV) Convention last weekend. I thought I’d start with a brief mention of some of the blessings … Continue reading

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Ahh…A Little Silence

I have so much to say and think about I thought I’d just pop in a short post whet your appetites… Recently (last weekend) attended the annual homeschool convention put on by our state organization. After two days of looking … Continue reading

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