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 Series

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I’m the snail of back to school this year, still gnawing away last year’s summer school, trying to get reluctant teens to finish up projects mama requires before next year. We’re actually finishing last year a week before we start this year… and I promised my kids a “Year End” party, so this year, our […]

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 […]

Perfecting Preschool: Schedule

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My goal this year has been to somehow begin a formal preschool program for my 4 and 2 year old toddlers while continuing to educate my teens with high school level work. Talk about a challenge! I’ve combed many resources and the reason I’m creating this 10-post series for perfecting preschool is mainly for my […]

Homeschooling High School: End of School Year Review

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Homeschooling High School isn’t so hard. You just have to keep adjusting to the changes and do what works for your family. This phase of letting go is harder on mom than it is on the kids… but the teen years are definitely a challenge for all. Take zits for example… and hormones… and having […]