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How Things are Going so Far

We have been back in the swing of things for three weeks now and so far things are going well! We have a “routine” of some sort figured out. Start with math, then reader, spelling, writing, history (or science, we … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Homeschooling (for our family)

When people hear that I homeschool, typically the first thing I am asked is, “What about socialization?” (because children are dogs of course). The second is “Why? Are they too smart for regular school?” (because naturally I must think my … Continue reading

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Prepping for the First Week Back!

The kids officially finished their last day at public school today which means Monday starts our school year here at home! It also means Mama needs to start going through our supplies and make sure things are settled and ready … Continue reading

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Coming Back Home

Hello readers! Anyone still out there? I fell off the face of the Earth when it came to blogging and then Big Kid decided he wanted to go to public school in January 2016, so to public school he went. … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Complete! (Week of February 16)

This week we finished Harry Potter and the Scorer’s Stone.  I am so happy with this book.  It is so well done and interesting to the kids.  The only problem we have is that NEITHER of the kids could manage … Continue reading

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Another Week of Harry Potter

Hello! We have kept up out unity study on Harry Potter.  The downside is I am a bit daft sometimes and *completely* missed the herbology section of the unit study.  Oops.  As it turns out, that works fine because I … Continue reading

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First week of February!

This last week I decided we were going to piecemeal things together in an effort to be a bit less rigid and a bit more relaxed for a couple of weeks.  I mentioned in my last post that we were … Continue reading

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