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Redo Your Room! Easy DIY Bedroom Decorations For Girls

Redo Your Room! Easy DIY Bedroom Decorations For Girls

If you are like us and don’t have the money to change up your kids rooms at every turn, then these inexpensive, fun, and quick ideas to transform a room might just be for you! Add color and style in just a few created pieces, we had so many of the supplies right on hand(…)

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In Real Life Mommy Moment #1

In Real Life Mommy Moment #1

So I gave this In Real Life Mommy Moment a #1 just in case I ever decide to sit down and write another one….hey, you never know! The events that happened this morning just needed to be shared, so here I sit to tell you about our morning. Anyone who knows us knows that we(…)

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Not Back to School Photos 2014

Not Back to School Photos 2014

Last year was the first year we took Student Photos here at Starts At Eight. It was so much fun doing them that we decided to give it a go again this year. Doing these Not Back to School Photos gave us a reason to get out and explore a little to find a new(…)

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3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

Ava has been schooled in our home since the beginning, just like her brother. Unlike her brother, and their sister before them, Ava has been schooled differently. She is the most “unschooled” child of the three of them. She is also the youngest .  This is what our 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum for 2014-2015 looks(…)

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2nd Grade Curriculum ~ 2013-2014

2nd Grade Curriculum ~ 2013-2014

  Ava has been schooled in our home since the beginning, just like her brother. Unlike her brother, and their sister before them, Ava has been schooled differently. She is the most “unschooled” child of the three of them. She is also the youngest . I am looking to bring a little more structure to(…)

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Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Baby Stats

Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Baby Stats

We are currently learning about reproduction for science. This past week one of the things the kids were doing was filling out information about when they were babies. Which led to questions like, “Mom, how long was I when I was born?” Sadly I remember birth weight and date easily, but length, and exact times(…)

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Ivy & Bean Book Club: Discussion Questions, & Craft

Ivy & Bean Book Club: Discussion Questions, & Craft

I took Ivy &  Bean out of the library months ago but Ava and I never got around to reading it. Then it became our turn to host our Mother/Daughter Book Club so I thought an Ivy & Bean Book Club would be good incentive to ensure that we would read it. I had heard(…)

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Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Sibling Flag Football

Wordless (almost) Wednesday ~ Sibling Flag Football

Jayden has been playing football for our local youth team for 5 years now. His first 3 were spent playing flag. Ava started cheering for the flag team this year, but we did question whether or not she should be playing football instead. 😉 Number one reason not to….we worried she would do too much(…)

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Weekly Wrap-Up ~ Short Beginnings ~ 9/7/2012

Weekly Wrap-Up ~ Short Beginnings ~ 9/7/2012

Quote For The Week: Monday – Labor Day: We were able to enjoy a relaxing day on our last day before school officially begins again for the new academic year. I am working on updating the website for Jayden’s football team, The Hilton Raiders, which this year has become Ava’s cheer team as well. Chloe(…)

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Review of Reading Kingdom

Review of Reading Kingdom

When given the opportunity to review Reading Kingdom for use with my 5 year old beginning reader Ava, I was so excited. I have two older children at home and was looking for something not only to occupy my daughter for a short time, but something that was going to be educational as well. I(…)

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