Category Archives: Homeschooling

Retired….how is that possible!?!?

This month has been bittersweet.  I am no longer a homeschooling mom.  At least not in the active definition of the word.  How, no seriously, how did this happen?!?! When did my baby boys grow up?  When did I blink … Continue reading

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An experiment…

Earlier this summer our local library replaced all of their ceiling tiles.  They put them out on the curb for trash pick up, but we picked them up instead.  We knew they were sound proof, which meant they’d provide some … Continue reading

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It’s not all textbooks…

In our homeschool, it’s not just about textbooks.  We started school August 8th and while my Cactus and my Opulent have been working diligently at their 3R’s, they’ve also been involved in other projects. Today, (I wish I’d known they … Continue reading

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Graduation 2011

We have know reached a major milestone…the graduation of our oldest son from homeschool high school.  It has been a journey…full of hills and valleys, but the Lord saw us through them all. Thank You Lord! Putting together a homeschool … Continue reading

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A Change of Seasons…

Will someone please tell me how, my Travis Tree went from this adorable, little of bundle of love to this… A handsome, God-fearing, young man…an adult, in what seems like a split second, but the calendar tells me has been … Continue reading

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Where my thoughts are…

Do you ever have those seasons when it just seems like time is slipping through your fingers?  Guess that’s where I am right now.  Too much to do and not enough time to do it all in.  I know, it’s … Continue reading

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25 days and counting…

We graduate our oldest son from high school the beginning of June.  I started the notebook for planning this January of 2010 ~ is that normal?  Well, for me it is…see the whole process is making me just a tad … Continue reading

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Breath in, breathe out…

That is what I’m telling myself right now as I mentally survey what we have accomplished since the first of the year in our homeschool.  I feel like it isn’t much, it is more than I feel like it is, … Continue reading

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My Children’s education…

(Originally posted March 24, 2010) In the last two weeks alone I have encountered enough filth, red tape, and politic interference to question if I have steered my children’s education in the right direction. Oh, don’t misunderstand, God is first, … Continue reading

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Caught off guard, but I’m laughing…

(This article was originally posted on April 30, 2010 on my old website, it’s amusing though non-the-less.) My 11 year old is such a character! Words like detailed, obssessive, and ordered describe him well. Just as the phrase, ’11 going … Continue reading

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