Monthly Archives: July 2013

On Sunday, on a whim, I decided to take some of my new doodling/art skills off of the page, and onto a wall. The homeschool room wall to be exact. I wanted to add a blackboard to the room, so … Continue reading

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It Happens When It Happens

“Don’t you think it’s time for Emily to learn how to read?” It was said, in varying ways, at least three times during a week-long visit by my father-in-law. Unlike my family, my in-laws are not particularly pushy or opinionated … Continue reading

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The Secular Homeschool…and…Religion?!

Emily and our neighbor Anthony were both quite excited about Vacation Bible School this week. We found out about it on Sunday, it started on Monday, 7/22 and ran through Thursday, 7/25. Anthony: It’s free! And they’ll feed you! And … Continue reading

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More Reading, More Homeschool…and the Homeschool Room!

I know, I’ve been quiet here on the blogs for a while. Mainly due to family visiting. It was really great to see my father-in-law and our two nephews. Mo is eighteen and Eddie is nearly 23, and they are … Continue reading

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About That Reading Thing

I was sitting here, thinking about the whole reading issue with the Princess, and wishing for the millionth time that I could actually remember how it was to learn how to read. How did I do it? What came first … Continue reading

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Beginning July 1st…

Yesterday was July 1st, and that means that it was the official beginning of homeschool tracking for Princess Emily. For the next ten years, I will be responsible for logging each hour of her education. Per the Missouri Department of … Continue reading

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