Preschool at Home : “Perfecting Preschool”, a 10 day series

I’ve been researching, studying, gathering resources, pulling all my old lesson planners out, emailing friends, and getting my preschool ducks in a row. It was only a matter of time until I shared it all with you! As I was writing out all my notes for my preschoolers this year, I discovered that if I […]

Back to Homeschool 2013-14 : First Week Update

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I knew it was going to take a few days to warm up to the heavy load around here with my sophomores and these tiny, wild preschoolish toddlers that haven’t ever been school-tamed before. I was RIGHT. Day 1 was slow on the academic front. Day 2 was busy, but not much better. Day 3 […]

The Big List of Lunch Ideas

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Are you ever stumped on what to make for lunch for your homeschool or preschool kids? Homeschoolers do have the advantage because they can eat healthier mom-approved foods at home, and take more time for lunch if they want; but if Mom is frazzled, not prepared, or at a loss for what to make, it […]

10 Great Reasons to Take a Blogging Break

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I have a notepad full of little partial posts on my iPhone, a mental calendar of things I’ve been wanting to write about, post-it sticky notes with ideas… and I even write posts as I go about my day (in my head, and then promptly forget them when I go to sleep). In the past […]

Celebrating Life and Liberty FOR ALL

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Hi there. I hope you are enjoying a fabulous Fourth of July weekend with the people you love the most. I’ve been celebrating life with my husband and my children today. We’re going to roast hotdogs and build a bonfire, sing songs, and re-tell the story of American bravery and the importance of freedom. What […]

Stopping to Hug the Children

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After a little time away – on business – for mama, there’s a lot of work to catch up on at home. Daddy can keep things functional, but he doesn’t fold laundry… and his idea of putting things away is piling them all in a cabinet or closet. I know he’ll keep the kids alive, […]

Field Trips, Four-Year-Olds, and Finding Time to Blog

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  I’m over at the Homeschool Post today, sharing a tiny bit about our trip to the Waco Zoo last month, and posting their link-up for field trips for the month of April. Each month you can link one or two field trips there and help spread your ideas on the fun and educational places […]