Category Archives: Homeschooling

You know your kids are homeschooled when…

…when you overhear your oldest child saying to his younger siblings, “okay, everyone get a piece of paper and pencil and go to the table, I’m going to teach you all how to draw 3D shapes,” and they all do … Continue reading

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Birthing Center or Home Birth…the Question.

So being 36 1/2 weeks, and now knowing that I wont have to have the baby in the hospital has got me to thinking about the nearly imminent birth of our babe. I try not to think too much about … Continue reading

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Things That Matter – Homeschooling with a Fresh Perspective

(Disclaimer: This is my personal journal, and these are my own experiences, you are welcome to read if you like. It’s not meant to make the reader think I’m trying to preach or persuade you or make you feel bad … Continue reading

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A Day of Firsts

Tonight I had Victoria laying on the bed and I was tickling her tummy and she giggled!! 2 1/2 months old, there is nothing more precious than a baby’s first laugh :) She is such a joy! In the midst … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Question

For those of you who have taught your children at home, or really anyone whom might have had experience in this area. I’ve started Aidan these past few weeks with some more consistent letter writing practice and have noticed that … Continue reading

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Toddler Craft Part 2 – Homeschooling with Preschoolers

I’ve been meaning to post another preschool craft. I skipped last week because I didn’t do one last week. I was in organize mode last week and that was my focus, so now that my life is a little back … Continue reading

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Toddler Crafts – Homeschooling with Toddlers

Today I had a great idea, I thought it was at least! I am always looking for a craft idea, that is educational and different for my kids, and ideas that are quick and easy to prepare. So I’m going … Continue reading

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Learning lessons in Cheerfulness

I’ve been doing a “Cheerful Chart” for my kids this past week and again this week, it has been a learning and eye-opening experience for all of us. Today Aidan was talking to a lady at he grocery store, she … Continue reading

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Aidan’s Teacher

I have mentioned before that I’ve decided to start Aidan with some homeschooling this fall. It’s going really well, to my surprise he is wanting to do a lot more than I expected. He actually asks me several times a … Continue reading

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Homeschool week #2 and an update…

We finished our first trial week of “homeschool” seeing how scripture memory/letter recognition would go. And suprisingly it went really well. I kept those posters of letter “A” and our scripture written out-“Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I … Continue reading

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Daddy won a prize.

Daddy won an Ant Farm at the Homeschool Conference from Timberdoodle. After looking around online they really do have the lowest price I could find. $24 for the ant farm and illuminated base together.

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Chris and I attended a Homeshcool Conference this weekend.

We had a great weekend. We were blessed to be able to attend the Christian Heritage Homeschool Conference this weekend, some friends of ours actually gave us tickets to go and then even helped us out with getting some new … Continue reading

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