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Family Time

I so longed for a way to ease into our day. My kids are up and ready to go the moment their eyes open. Me not so much. I was struggling to find a way to fit extra things into our day.  Enter “Family Time”. It sounded wonderful and I loved how it can be done at any time of day, with any age of kids, and with the whole family. While I like the idea of Family Time, (Family time, morning time, circle time, you’ve probably heard it called by many different names) I really didn’t know how I was going to incorporate it into our day with a toddler. Or at all really. Despite my apprehensions we gave it a go and its been WONDERFUL! Whether you’re a  home-school, private school, or public school family this is something you’ve got to try! Continue Reading

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5 Things I learned our first year of homeschooling

We never set out to home-school. That was never part of the plan… Never a part of our plan anyway. Through a series of events, a whole lot of prayer, spending almost a year bombarding  consulting home-school moms on the pro’s and con’s, researching a bazillion different curriculum options, and wondering if we were crazy; we finally decided to go for it.  I thought I’d share a few things I learned the first year while it was still fresh in my mind.

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