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Curriculum Changes: Full Circle

I started the year with three full cores from Memoria Press, fresh from their conference ready to follow the lesson plans henceforth and forever. A couple of months in, I started making changes. The math – Rod and Staff – … Continue reading

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What I Read in March

The Scarlet Pimpernel – I heard someone mention this book and impulsively decided to read it. I enjoyed it, though the twists/surprises were fairly obvious. A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered … Continue reading

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To Conference or Not to Conference

Apparently it’s homeschool conference season. Everyone is going to one or planning one. I’ve been reading about the options and considering pros and cons. There’s the big GHC conference in Cincinnati next month. ¬†Because it’s so big, the registration is … Continue reading

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One of Those Days

It’s been one of those days. The weight of responsibility of parenting, and of homeschooling, has been heavy. Today it feels like I’m failing at all of it. All the kids have struggled with math this year. I thought we … Continue reading

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Saturday Stories

How is Saturday almost over already? I need another one. My task list is so long, and the days are so short. I have tried to shift some of the housework to other days – and to other people – … Continue reading

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Haircut Woes

Part of moving is finding all the new places: doctors, dentists, hair salons. I basically chose a doctor’s office at random; we’re rarely sick so I’m not that picky. (We’ve already been to the doctor twice, though. Abby needed a … Continue reading

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Overhaulin’ When A Tweak Will Do

When you realize something in your life isn’t going the way you want it to, do you ever decide to scrap the whole system and institute something completely new? Please tell me I’m not the only one. ¬†I’m just realizing … Continue reading

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