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Cello Practice – Tears and Farts

We are so lucky to have an amazing music program here in Historic Northeast Kansas City. I want to say that first because, in the end, that is the most important part of this little homeschool story. Em was in … Continue reading

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Buzz, Buzz, Sez the Bee

Last week I took Em and her friend Emma (the two Em’s!) to see a free showing of Akeelah and the Bee at the Westport Presbyterian Church. They have movie night every 2nd Friday and this was the first time … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go Arrives at The Shucks’

When I first heard of Pokemon Go, it was vague references on Facebook. Honestly, I thought it was another Facebook game like Candy Crush. The second time I heard of it was earlier in the week, when the news stories … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes

This is an interesting approach to stopping bullying: parents make daughter wear thrift store clothes to school The long and short of it, in case you don’t want to watch the video, is that this one little girl was bullying … Continue reading

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All of the Possibilities

Recently, I ran across this headline in my Facebook news feed: You can read the full article here. The idea that adults were commenting on her site, suggesting that she was better suited to dolls and tea parties made me … Continue reading

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‘Yo Daddy!

Having the hubs home for the past month has been quite nice. Not only have a number of items been ticked off of the “Honey Do” list, but Dave has stepped forward and volunteered to homeschool the Em. And in … Continue reading

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Working While Homeschooling

My family is well versed with the need for two incomes and this article┬áis one of several I have seen recently. If your family can make it on one income while your spouse works a full-time job and you homeschool, … Continue reading

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Great Article on Working and Homeschooling

I saw this article pop up on my Google Alerts. It discusses strategies that some parents use to work from home (or simply work alternate shifts from their spouse) and still manage to homeschool. You can find the article here. … Continue reading

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2016 Goals Started Early

If you are a regular reader than you see a lot of posts about assessment – whether they are plans for homeschool for the next month or for the upcoming year. The thing about goals is that some are reasonable … Continue reading

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Feeling Good About It

I realized yesterday that I was feeling really good – about the parents I know, about the community of homeschoolers I know, my relationships, just a whole bunch of things. When I woke up feeling it again, I had to … Continue reading

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