Category Archives: Homeschool

Why would you want to do that?- Our Homeschooling Journey, Part 1

When we moved after college, I started looking for a job. It took about three months, but I was finally able to find a position with Head Start. It was a mostly fun job. I got to hang out with … Continue reading

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Weekly Goals

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Money Saving Mom blog. Both her blog and the Simple Mom blog have many articles on intentional living. Part of that seems to be goal setting. So, I’m not sure this … Continue reading

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Making your own

You know how people use their job skills or hobby skills around the house?  You have that carpenter friend who made his own custom entertainment center with the quirks for his usage?  Or the plumber friend who installed a drinking … Continue reading

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Saturday Cookstravaganza

Saturday morning, I had worship team practice. Afterwards, I had a bit of shopping to do to get some ingredients for the African feast for our history curriculum. When I got home, I was TIRED. So tired, that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Field Trippin’

Here’s a part of our homeschool group with the 1st governor of Minnesota in front of his home. “Mr. Sibley” was nice enough to show us around his home which was furnished in the style he was accustomed to in … Continue reading

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Aack! I forgot!

For those in suspense, our surprise last Friday was a trip to the movies. I took the girls to see the movie A Dolphin Tale in the theaters.

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Passing Notes in School

Sometimes homeschool is not what you expected. There are a few things, like Emma raising her hand in class, that can be expected because she has done this for 3 years.

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Adjustments

It’s crazy how quickly we get busy in the fall (which officially begins tomorrow for those who want to know). The schedule is now packed with activities like piano lessons, American Heritage Girls, a homeschool co-op, field trips, Bible Quizzing, … Continue reading

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Best back to school day ever, well, almost

Wow, I was amazed at how well the girls slipped back into routine-after our week long trip to Gramma’s and Grampa’s filled with four-wheeling, creeper rides, and Emma learning to ride a two-wheeler!

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What have we been up to?

Homeschool last week included some plant drawings, a mini archaeological dig, an interminable (but incredible) writing video, journal writing, teddy bear stories, and lots of other things.

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