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Kitchen Kids: The Three Year Old

    He’s three and he loves to “be the kitchen helper” but what can he usefully do?   Quite a bit actually. He saves me a lot of steps! He: Fetches things- most cans have pictures so he can … Continue reading

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Invitations to Play and Learn: Letter B Fine Motor Activities

I recently added another young preschooler to our school days and have had the opportunity to become much more intentional with my work with Jack. I’ve been wanting to work more with him for a while and adding A (she’s … Continue reading

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Fine Motor Skills

One of the things that I have noticed about Bull is that he is much more athletic than the other two. This is a very good thing as his surgery at two months old severely effected his stomach muscle development … Continue reading

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Beginning Again: Preschool Part 2 (Five Little Ducks)

Part One One of the things I have come to realize about Bull’s learning style is that he is much more kinetic than his siblings. Although he was slow to crawl and walk due to stomach surgery at 2.5 months, … Continue reading

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What W does for/during School

One of the things that has been different about this school year is having both students who need to really work and concentrate and a preschooler! In previous years we have just done difficult work while the youngest ones were … Continue reading

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School This Morning

Just thought I’d give you a glimpse of school with the two “littles” this morning…

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Ten Ways To Help Preschoolers Participate in Church

Although some weeks don’t always go as well as others, the big kinder really do pretty well with sitting in and participating in church. They know that church is important for them too and not just something that we do … Continue reading

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What are we doing around here? (Schooling Update)

It seems like it must be almost Fall since everywhere I look there are “Back to School ” sales and things printed in plaid. Some of my FB friends have already started their new school year and the blogs I … Continue reading

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Trying Things On

Yesterday I decided that we should start following our new schedule for the fall. I needed to rearrange things so that the schedule accounted for taking F to and from school and added in some specific things that have been … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Convention 2011: A Brief Report

The really short version is this: I spent all day standing and walking on concrete while looking at curricula, and spending money. By the end of the the day I was light-headed since I pretty much forgot to eat! My … Continue reading

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