Before the Week Begins

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I thought I would sneak in here during the wee morning hours prior to my week and tell you a few things. I cherish these quiet few minutes before bed when there’s no sound but the fan in my bedroom and the air conditioner popping on every now and then to remind me that fall […]

Finding a Homeschool Planner that Works for You

Homeschool Planner Comparison

This post is more of a journey through homeschool planning over my entire homeschooling career than a review, but in the end, I did come down to two planners to review – and I mentioned a few others and my experiences as well. If you don’t want the details behind my planner journey, you can […]

Almost Back to School: Planning, Scheduling & Preparing

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{ Note: This post is part of my Almost Back to School Series – follow along with the links at the bottom. } As promised, here’s Post #3 of 5… We started school yesterday, y’all. That means this series has gone from “Almost Back to School” to Officially Back to School. There were no doves […]

Almost Back to School: Getting Organized

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{ Note: This post is part of my Almost Back to School Series – follow along with the links at the bottom. } As promised, here’s Post #2 of 5… We didn’t get quite as much as I had hoped done this week, but we managed to plan out the entire year’s worth of homeschool […]

The Homeschool Mama’s Daybook

Organizing for the Homeschool Year

I looked back to see when the last last Simple Woman’s Daybook was posted and laughed when I discovered it was in 2011 after my 4th baby was born. I was cruising on postpartum fog into the great unknown of “homeschool mom despair” (all brought about because God was purging me of my perfectionism). New babies do […]

Her Birthday Week

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“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~ Voltaire And then she was 15. My sweet little girl keeps growing up despite my best efforts to keep her young. Books on the head don’t stop growing. Books in the head (ie: reading) […]

Weekly Menu and High School Assignments; plus other random lists…

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“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Anyone else out there have a Christmas hangover? My life has been going 90 miles a minute since November. It seems like an eternity since I just sat down to do any random blogging. Anyone still out there? ::: crickets ::: We got […]