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50 Questions: Top 5 Blogs I Visit

I chose this for my next topic: Top 5: Share a post with the top 5 blogs you just can’t get enough of. As a mini continued celebration of my… 736 more words

Bucket List

Homeschool cooking: Graham cracker fruit faces

Children need at least 5 servings of fruit and vegetables every day. These graham cracker dessert treats make achieving that goal a little easier. We made a little game out of it: 133 more words


Our homeschool journey

My homeschool career began 10 years ago. We pulled our oldest daughter, then aged 10, from PS. The PS teachers said that she was “lazy”, “trouble”, “illiterate”. 400 more words


Dropping the SAT. What does this do to homeschoolers?

A recent CNN article, http://money.cnn.com/2015/07/28/pf/college/george-washington-university-sat/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_deskrecommended_pool&iid=obnetwork, discusses the the demise of the requirement for SAT score for some universities and colleges. These schools believe the SAT is not required, and they can predict the success of a student by “their high school record and GPA.” For a typical homeschooling family, this is potentially horrible news, for it will hinder the ability for some homeschool students to enter college. 775 more words


Third Grade Curriculum {2015-2016}

There are four things that I take VERY seriously…Jesus, my family, coffee and homeschool.

My husband says I have selective OCD, there are certain things that I have to be extraordinarily organized about. 664 more words


Fiesta Farm: A Hands-On Experience

I’m an animal lover. Always have been. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a pet. I’ve often had classroom pets too. From dogs and cats and hamsters to animals at the zoo, I enjoy being around animals, so you can imagine how quick I jumped at the chance to visit Fiesta Farm this past weekend. 373 more words

Family Outings

Chronicles of a Young Wife: Preschool at the Fort Soft Launch

Looking for the right school is a personal thing, for me it’s like searching for your soulmate, like the right OB-Gyne and pedia doctor. There must be that sparkle, the feeling of comfort and ease; because after all, the experience is private and personal. 731 more words