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Homeschool~ Year 1 Catch-Up ~Year 2 Begins...

Wow! It’s been a while!

Apparently keeping a blog going and homeschooling is much harder than I thought!

Our year has been filled with amazing topics, great field trips, and a learning curve of managing a home while teaching! 181 more words


Around the World with FIAR - Another Celebrated Dancing Bear {Russia}


Unhappy with his lot in life working at the local hospital, Boris struggles to congratulate his friend Max who is a much ‘celebrated dancing bear’.  239 more words

Praise for Five in a Row

This is the time of year to evaluate our little homeschools. The best thing I’ve done this year: use Five in a Row for my six-year-old daughter. 417 more words


How to Use Five in a Row in a Relaxed Homeschool

Over the past eight years, we have tried out a lot of curriculum. Some of it we loved, some of it we hated, and some of it became a staple in our home education routine from the moment we opened the first page.  741 more words


Around the World with FIAR: A Pair of Red Clogs {China and the Giant Panda}

Mako’s delight in her new pair of wooden clogs is almost contagious.  The little Japanese girl is so proud of her new clogs which are painted with red lacquer that shone beautifully. 356 more words

Around the World with FIAR: A Story about Ping {China, Wetlands and Typhoons}

A Story about Ping is the very cute tale about an independently spirited little duck who lives on a ‘wise-eyed boat’ on the Yangtze River.  One evening he fails to make it back to his boat on time and spends the night out on the river having his own brand of fun.   463 more words