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Some Days Just Are

These words may have escaped my lips this morning. Actually one child was already in his room for the third time- banished for an excessive lack of courtesy towards the other students who didn’t really appreciate him waving his hands … Continue reading

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Short Lessons or Why We Do Almost Everything Twice!

  This past summer I did a bunch of reading on various educational approaches. Partly because I find that kind of thing interesting, and partly because I am ALWAYS having to tweak my approach to allow for bigger kids, noisier … Continue reading

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The Busy Toddler and the Sensory Bin

Lately we’ve been doing school around the dining room table instead of in the schoolroom. We begin around the table with our Morning Time stuff – decade of the Rosary, copywork while I read from one of the books we’re … Continue reading

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An Easy Learning Toy For The Toddler

  With Christmas quickly approaching the children are trying to make gifts for one another and their friends. Of course they aren’t very good yet at matching their abilities to their imaginations and desires to make things so most of … Continue reading

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This Thing We Do

    Been reflecting lately on why we homeschool. It’s hard sometimes and definitely uses time that could be used for something else but we still find ourselves doing it year after year…   So why? For the good days … Continue reading

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Invitations To Play And Learn: The Skeleton In The Sandbox

The big two are doing doing Story of the World Book One this year for their history. The book covers the ancient world from prehistory to the fall of Rome and begins with a discussion of where historians get their … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up: Glimpses Of Our Week

    And practicing Latin was a hit with everyone!

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Wonky Internet, Starting School Again and Tweaking the Schedule

What a week! Busy, still doing some unpacking and a lot of stowing away of stuff. S started work which meant a lot of orientation and meetings. It snowed and the little boys discovered the joys of being pushed down … Continue reading

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