Category Archives: Homeschool

The “Ick”

We have been part of the “Ick” people.  We try SO hard not to get anything.  To not be exposed to any others that are sick, have been sick recently, or that have been exposed to sick.  I know impossible.  But we really do try to stay germ free.  Then it HIT and it didn’t…

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A Sensory Trip

Here in Northeast Ohio, it was a beautiful Friday.  Today, I took my son and my mother on a little road trip.  I’ll call it a sensory trip because it was so nice to be out with out having to think about the roads.  Those miserable roads have been ice covered, snow covered, and the…

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All you need is love…

There are times when I think am I doing right by my son.  Is it right that I kept him home to homeschool versus sending him to our public school system?  This one doesn’t take long to remember why I did what I did!  Our schools system offered three schools to choose from, it was…

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New Groove

I need a sabbatical.  I know from time to time we all need a break.  I’ve taken to calling this much needed break a sabbatical.  You see life got turned upside down in August.  My mom entered the hospital with what we thought was going to be pneumonia but spent 2 weeks inpatient getting a…

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An Introduction to an Out of Tune Mom

My hopes are that you find this worth reading; my hopes are you come back and read again. My hopes are that this blog will not only give you a picture of our life…as we live it…but also picture of what has worked for us. I am married to Steve (15 years), and a Stay…

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Preschool Decision

My husband and I are pretty conservative–I’m not talking about politics (I almost never am)–but just our general life decisions. We prefer things cooked from scratch–we don’t even own a microwave. I stay at home and my husband goes out and earns the money. Even before Charlie was born, we thought that I might end…

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Satisfaction

I’m sure that every mother has things that make her proud of her mothering skills–some activity or item that causes you to pat yourself on the back and say, “Good Job.”  Perhaps you feel especially good if you manage to get the whole family seated around the dinner table. Maybe a spotless bathroom fills you…

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Magic Marker Monday — Handmade Block Prints…

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… What do you get when you mix a little printing ink with some foam trays,…

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Magic Marker Monday — Stained Glass Coloring Pages

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… We wanted to try something a little different in the coloring book realm and came…

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Magic Marker Monday — Cave Paintings

“It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” ~Pablo Picasso Welcome to Magic Marker Monday! If you haven’t heard about Magic Marker Monday yet, click here and then hurry right back… At our house over the past few weeks, we’ve been taking a closer look at…

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