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It’s here … Today we are starting our new 2015/2016 school year! I’m thrilled and so overjoyed!

People thought we were making a joke when I said ‘We are starting our school year on April 1st’ …  This would not be happening if I didn’t expect baby #4 end of August, right when school year starts. 764 more words


Why Saxon Math Works for Us!

We are nearing the end of our second year using Saxon math as part of our homeschooling curriculum. I know many families are making plans for next school year, so I wanted to share my thoughts in case anyone was interested. 456 more words


A Few Easter Crafts

 Today we discussed the week leading up to Christ’s crucifixion.
Of course, my kids know the Easter story quite well but we went into more depth, discussing how we thought everyone would feel at the time. 84 more words


All About Reading Level 1 Review

You never want your child to hate reading!

That’s what was beginning to happen, when I started teaching my oldest son to read.

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.

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Review: Greek Morphemes Lessons (It's  NOT Greek to Me!) From Ready to Teach

With my oldest about to enter High School this fall, and the high stakes standardized tests looming, I was super excited when The Old Schoolhouse Review Crew… 845 more words


Homeschool Football In Dallas, TX

Homeschool Football, in the form of the Dasche Spartans Football program, is beginning to organize for season number two very soon, for a region defined as southern Dallas: Duncanville, Cedar Hill, Waxahachie, Red Oak, Ennis, and the greater Ellis county area. 85 more words


Not All Clutter Is Equal

Note: This column appeared in the Barrow Journal on March 25, 2015.

I hear a lot about clutter. It’s a buzzword for stay-at-home moms and probably any parent my age. 827 more words