Teach Elementary Students with Writing Games

Teach Elementary Students with Writing Games

What can teachers and homeschool parents learn from games? For starters, gaming is something that children are especially fond of. On the other hand, it can be difficult for them to focus on learning, especially on lessons they think are boring. However, it’s quite possible to bring the two together and make effective lessons from(…)

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Mega List of Homeschool Planners

Mega List of Homeschool Planners

Homeschool planning is a popular topic. From homeschool planner types to how we use them, the options are varied and look different for each of us. Through the years I have used multiple types of planners and methods. Not only will I share those with you, but I have also created an extensive list of(…)

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Flashback Friday-Jayden’s Birthday

Flashback Friday-Jayden’s Birthday

In honor of having just celebrated Jayden’s 7th birthday this past weekend (even though his birthday is closer to Christmas) I decided to dig back to his past,  for a trip down memory lane.  Seven parties have of gone by already.   This year was his first “kid only” party.  We will get to that one(…)

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Flashback Friday-Weddings

Flashback Friday-Weddings

    For this Flashback Friday I decided to do a “Wedding Post”.   As Thanksgiving has passed, and Christmas is near, so many of us are counting our blessings.  I think our marriages should be right up there on that list!  So in honor of all of our marriages, her are the photos that show(…)

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Computer Fest & What it Means to Me

Computer Fest & What it Means to Me

There is this lovely, (not really) little, (not really) event that Joey has to deal with at work every year called “Computer Fest”.  Like Joey’s job itself, I don’t know too many details about the whole thing, just that he is a “computer geek”!  I do know that it comes every year at holiday time(…)

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A Right of Passage

One Sunday early in November as I lay on the couch, a little under the weather, Ava sat on the floor in front of me.  She was cutting a piece of paper like she has so many times before.   Cutting paper is a new past time for her, and I think she is pretty adept(…)

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Our First Snow

Our First Snow

Today is December First.  This morning Chloe came to me and said “I woke up in the middle of the night.  I saw something white out my window.  When I looked out it was snowing!”.  Needless to say, I looked out my window and a blanket of snow was covering our slice of the world!(…)

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The Dreaded Family Photo Shoot

The Dreaded Family Photo Shoot

Those of you with little ones will feel my pain.  I dread the holiday season every year, knowing we will have to get a reasonable photo to send out to all those that never see us, so they think we are the perfect family!  Seriously, who came up with this hair brained idea?  The last(…)

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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Since we all seem to like to take trips down memory lane, I am going to try “Flashback Friday” for a little while.  With the 2 year anniversary of Papa Peter’s death only just over a week away, he has been on my mind a great deal.  We just celebrated another Thanksgiving without him.  He(…)

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I (Heart) Faces Challenge for Shana

I (Heart) Faces Challenge for Shana

I had a hard time choosing just one of these photos for this post.  So of course, I have put in more than one!  My friend Shana is involved in a challenge on some place called “I (Heart) Faces”.  This week she posted one on her blog for the challenge called “I (Heart) faces…Autumn Beauty”. (…)

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Moments to hold on to

Moments to hold on to

These are the moments in your child’s life that you want to freeze in time.  You know you will never get them back and can only hope to remember them, and in this case, capture them in a photo.

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