Category Archives: Homeschooling

Pancakes and Symmetry

Ah, the mornings when all four children sleep until 8. This does not happen often; their day usually starts at 7. Since the house was quiet, I decided to make pancakes while enjoying my tea (Mother’s Milk herbal with honey, … Continue reading

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Our Home Education

Homeschooling has always been the one thing that we knew we wanted for our children. The type of homeschooling, however, has morphed from traditional school at home to a conglomeration of ideas (opinions!) that will be ever-changing. The very first schooling … Continue reading

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Bella’s School

I haven’t updated on Bella’s schooling lately. We actually haven’t done much in the past two months. I decided to go with more of an “unschooling” approach than I had been. Bella liked school and wants to learn, so I … Continue reading

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H is for Heart; You need to draw a raindrop to make one.

Last week was “H” week. Among the many activities we did was learning to draw and cut out hearts. I taught her the “raindrop” method (so named by Bella): fold a piece of paper in half, draw a “raindrop” on … Continue reading

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Snowflakes on a Felt Board

One of the (many) gifts Bella received for Christmas was a “Build a Snowflake” kit. My Aunt (who made the kit) found the idea here, on Making Learning Fun. Bella uses our felt board to make snowflake after snowflake. It’ … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Shopping: A is for Amazing!

What a way to start a new year of thrifting! My local Salvation Army holds a monthly $.99 sale on the first Friday of the month; the Thursday before is  1/2 off day. Today we scored…   Forget the letter … Continue reading

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Pinterest

I have an addiction: Pinterest. I love to browse the education board. I find so many cool ideas! For example, I found these DIY pipe cleaner flags on Pinterest. They involve number recognition, counting, and fine motor skills; I love projects … Continue reading

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Bella’s newly found drawing abilities

Oh, can Bella ever draw! My little girl has been making so many masterpieces that the fridge is covered- and my sides hurt from laughing! Daddy, Mommy, Bella, and Declan. Yes, my one of my arms is sprouting out of … Continue reading

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The Vacay is Over

Okay, so I didn’t REALLY take a vacation. But it sounds better than saying that most days, I just forgot we had a blog. Oops.

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Homeschool Preschool, Day 1

Bella and I both really enjoyed school today! We started with singing our Bible verse – Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth” – to the tune of “Are You Sleeping?” We then read parts of … Continue reading

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