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Build Your Library: Several Years Later

  Several years ago I posted Build Your Library: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. It is one of my most viewed blog posts, so I thought maybe it would be a good idea to give an updated review … Continue reading

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Using Texts You Don’t Agree With

Today I saw Build Your Library’s video about what she is doing this year with her kids and it reminded me of something I’ve been meaning to write about. ¬†What happens when the text you are using says something you … Continue reading

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And so Begins the 2017-2018 Year

Yesterday we started up the 2017-2018 school year. I wasn’t planning on doing so because my middle kid was supposed to be at sleep away camp, however on Friday we got a call that she was sick and needed to … Continue reading

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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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