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School {at home}

“Mommy, it’s going to rain soon,” stated my almost-four year old. “Really, Lovie? How do you know?” I asked, while folding and  putting away more laundry from yet another day. My sun-kissed little daughter held her little arms up and said, “Because, the ants have biggggg walls!” I  stopped folding laundry and quickly squeezed her…

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Blueberries for Sal {BFIAR}

Although we haven’t officially ‘started school’, we started up our {Before} Five in a Row for the younger girls. As a mom, I love this very-flexible, loving-environment, creative way to preschool through FIAR and include all the girls in the learning experience (although poor Leia did nap during this experience today)… We skipped ahead (one…

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Old Fashioned Enjoyment

“I declare after all, there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than a book!” – Jane Austen One of {truly} lovely aspects to homeschooling is introducing books – well written books – to everyone in the family .. myself included. We loosely follow the Sonlight reading suggestions, along…

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Love, Do, Think.

“Be sure that your children each day have: – something or someone to love – something to do  -something to think about.” -Charlotte Mason “ “Whether it be a cat, dog, rabbit or hamster, everybody needs something to love. There are opportunities for love in every home. There are also many ways to provide services…

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Call of the {Wild} Duck

My morning started with a great text from an even greater friend. “I found this guy who has a LOT of ducks … he has so many … he’s a duck hoarder!!… all kinds … you have to go see him! He’s selling everything!…” I relay this message to the family over breakfast. Instantly, the…

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