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Small Bites

Our school year is much, much busier than in previous years. Everyone except Daisy is taking at least one dance class, Buggle and Mouse have choir, and we all go to co-op on Wednesdays. I’m teaching two Science classes and … Continue reading

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Friday Wrap-up: What Did We Do All Week?

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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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Of Hectic Schedules, Activities, and Life in a Circus

Hmmph! Seems like a long time since I sat down to type here. Actually…it has been a long time…a couple of months at least and that last post was rather short. Life has been busy, no doubt (and more on … Continue reading

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The Twentieth Day

The big children asked me what day they should be on in their devotional books today and I realized as I counted the days from the Third Sunday in Lent that we are halfway through Lent. This week has been … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up: Glimpses Of Our Week III

Whew! What a week for busyness! Homeschool picnic and first dance class of the fall for Bull on Monday Cleaning up the schoolroom/basement and a visit to ?the Farmer’s Market on Tuesday School on Wednesday School Thursday morning, followed by … Continue reading

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The Realization That Revolutionized My Parenting

My children and I are not at war “Well, duh!” you say, “Of course not!” Of course not? Then why do we talk and act as if we were? Haven’t we all said and heard these kinds of things: “I … Continue reading

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A Normal Day?

Actually I’m not sure we have any “normal” days, but here’s a little glimpse of a somewhat typical day. 5:30 am: The alarm goes off. I turn it off and snuggle up to S to drowse for half an hour … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Silence

Any blogger out there will tell you that not blogging for a couple of weeks with no explanation of why is not a good way to build traffic! It’s true, but sometimes life intervenes and the blog goes right down … Continue reading

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The Witching Hour!

That time of day when everything seems to break loose at once. That hour and half at the end of the day when the children are tired of their own amusements and ready at once for some Mama attention and … Continue reading

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