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Quiet Weekend (somewhat)

Closing out a quieter weekend than usual…It has been a nice relief for everyone to be just busy enough, but also enjoy hours of “white space” in order to rest and regenerate… The kids had practice Friday night.  My routine … Continue reading

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Parts of Speech

Busy day today – Esme had art class at our local school, then we had our monthly Vermont History for Homeschoolers class in Montpelier, then we headed half way across the state the opposite direction to swim practice at Dartmouth … Continue reading

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Immersed in the Civil War

My oldest has had lots of opportunities over the last couple of weeks to really dive into the American Civil War.  I regularly reflect on what a blessing this is that we are homeschooling this year – allowing him to … Continue reading

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Spelling, Soccer, & Snakes, Oh My! (among other topics)

More productive days in our learn at home journey… As usual, yesterday the day started off with reading Story of the World (early modern times) all together, then on to Keyboarding Without Tears, Handwriting Without Tears, as well as (mostly) independent learning … Continue reading

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2015/2016 Curriculum – 6th Grade

  In this first year of homeschooling, I knew we would need to refine our curriculum after getting started.  But, I can’t tell you how happy (overall) I am with the options that we have chosen thus far. 6th Grade: … Continue reading

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Liberty Kids

If you have not checked out Liberty Kids, and have kids who are 5th grade and under, you simply must.  I had not been familiar with it until a few years ago when I saw it mentioned on another homeschooler’s … Continue reading

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Preparing For Minimus Latin Curriculum

I am starting to get very excited about this new transition – this newest journey we are embarking upon…formally homeschooling.  The first of the curriculum I have ordered has arrived and I have begun to prepare for starting an introduction … Continue reading

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