Monthly Archives: March 2012

Because It Isn’t All About Me/You

A few years ago I began receiving cards from my mom. For every little thing…Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, and more. You name a holiday and it seemed that I was getting a card. I didn’t get it. She hadn’t … Continue reading

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We Seem to Have a Science Theme Going

I’m keeping it short and sweet today. I’ve got a bed or twenty to plant out in the garden, some more homeschool to do, and lots and lots of writing. We seem to be focusing on science a lot recently. … Continue reading

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The Science of Smell…and Ants

With this lovely spring weather, a full month earlier than normal, has come spring showers…and ants. If you have ever checked out my other blog The Deadly Nightshade then you will know that I truly do my best to be … Continue reading

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SSSSnake Saturday at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center

  This past Saturday, on Saint Patrick’s Day, Emily and I headed to the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center. They really have some great programs. It has been a few weeks since Taste of the Season, so we were happy … Continue reading

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Taking Homeschool Outside

Nutrients and Mulch “What are you doing, Mama?” Emily asked as she pushed herself on our big swing. “I’m clearing an area free of mulch for the strawberries,” I answered as I continued to rake gently, pulling the pieces of … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s Wig (It’s Very Big!)

Beethoven is REAL?! We were listening to one of the Beethoven’s Wig CDs and I mentioned that Beethoven had lived a long time ago and made a great deal of beautiful music. Emily stopped in her tracks, “Wait a minute … Continue reading

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Writing Practice and Counting

As I review what still needs to be done in Emily’s Kindergarten year, and as we head down the home stretch – just three more months to the year – I’ve been focusing on two things on a nearly daily … Continue reading

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Daily Conversations – “Pretend I’m a Wild Child” and More

Feral Children As we were driving home the other day Emily was chattering away. I was focusing on driving, and trying to figure out what to fix for lunch when she said, “Pretend I’m a wild child and you just … Continue reading

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Homeschool P.E. and Nature Walks

With a new puppy to train and exercise and the non-winter having turned to days in the 50s and 60s (in February/March – how crazy is that?) we are out of the house and on walks more and more. Recently … Continue reading

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