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Learning to Ride a Bike

Declan has graduated from training wheels and trikes to a “big kid” bike. He pedals down the driveway…

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Handling a Large Curriculum

I absolutely adore the Charlotte Mason style teaching and learning. The stories grab me and take me on adventures right along with my children! Sometimes, though, I forget what we’re learning.  When there are 11 books to read (all with … Continue reading

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Podcasts and Laundry

Some days are crazy. On Monday, I wage war with the laundry. (Who am I kidding? Sometimes this war lasts all week!) We get only our school basics done, and the children have a lot of free play and exploration time. … Continue reading

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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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Tactile (or Sensory) Letters and Numbers

With Bella starting “school” , I needed a way to teach her the letters and numbers. However, her fine motor skills are not quite up to writing letters yet. We’re soooo close, but still not there. So as an alternative … Continue reading

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Bella is starting “school”!

After a reading “Parenting on a Penny: Affordable (Or Free!) Preschool Resources” written by Erin at The Humbled Homemaker, I decided Bella would start pre-school on Monday. No, I’m not sending her to a daycare; we’re doing it at home! … Continue reading

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