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This Month... 12 months on...

It’s been a really big month with lots happening hence why it’s been so long in-between posts. I have been in a really creative space and really enjoying life and learning with the kids. 1,490 more words

Family

A letter to my son, on starting Pre-K

To my little boy,

When I hear your feet pitter patter down the stairs in the stillness of the early morning, I meet you with a smile and warm embrace while I immediately start praying that today, we wouldn’t have tears and perhaps, I can feel better about releasing your still tiny, fragile self to a less than perfect world. 340 more words

General

Sewing Easy All Saints Day Costumes

With one of our favorite Feast Days just around the corner, I thought I’d share with you some of our saint costumes. Mind you, these are not professionally made costumes. 831 more words

Homeschooling

Journal: Little Tweaks

Our first academic term is firmly behind us.

I wrote that sentence a while ago and just cannot get passed it…

I guess I really just do not want to reflect on the term’s academic fails and strengths. 1,467 more words

Homeschool

I Just Don't Have Time!!!

I miss summer today.

Not because of the weather or the season, for I LOVE fall, it’s my favourite season! But today I miss summer because it’s my slow season. 1,849 more words

I homeschooled my kids and recess was our curriculum

The other day I heard about a bill to mandate recess in my state. The proposed law would require elementary school students to have at least 20 minutes a day of  “supervised, safe and unstructured free-play recess.” 337 more words

Homeschooling

Eleven Tips for Making/Tweaking the New Homeschool Schedule

Is there anything more quintessential to the homeschooling mom than figuring out how to manage the family schedule in this huge, wide venture? So often I see moms of forums or facebook pages asking to see others’ schedules. 2,659 more words

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