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Today I am a Guest Blogger at HHM ~ Choose the “Mommy Friendly” Homeschool Method

Today I am a Guest Blogger at HHM ~ Choose the “Mommy Friendly” Homeschool Method

. (Excerpt Taken From Today’s Guest Post written by Heidi Ciravola for Hip Homeschool Moms) . It is that time of year where everyone is looking ahead to next year. Yes, I said next year! We are all looking forward to nicer weather and winding down with school for the year, but our thoughts are(…)

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Kids Are NOT Just Mini-Adults (Kids Brain Development)

Kids Are NOT Just Mini-Adults (Kids Brain Development)

So often I find myself looking at my children and thinking to myself, “Really, why don’t they get it?” or “How many times must I say the same thing?”  or “Where on earth could they have possibly gotten that idea, and what made them think it was a good one?” This is when I have(…)

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Random Things Learned on Our Trip to Florida ~ 2011

Random Things Learned on Our Trip to Florida ~ 2011

1. The Mason Dixon Line runs between Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland and Delaware -This is an interesting history article from National Geographic about Saving the Mason Dixon Line . . 2. The Carolina Panthers play in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Bank of America stadium . . 3. Charles Bolden Jr. is a NASA Administrator(…)

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The Power of a Postitive Mom ~ Week 3

The Power of a Postitive Mom ~ Week 3

[image width=”177″ height=”250″ frame=”simple” align=”left”]http://www.startsateight.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/The_Power_of_a_Positive_Mom_Jacket_Cover.jpg[/image] Wednesday over at The Homeschool Village the 8 week group discussion about the book, The Power of a Positive Mom by Karol Ladd is in it’s third week! Below you can find the reading schedule from Jenn over at Daze of Adventure who is leading the discussion. . ** Reading(…)

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The Power of a Positive Mom ~ Week 2

[image width=”177″ height=”250″ frame=”simple” align=”left”]http://www.startsateight.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/The_Power_of_a_Positive_Mom_Jacket_Cover.jpg[/image] Wednesday over at The Homeschool Village the 8 week group discussion about the book, The Power of a Positive Mom by Karol Ladd is in it’s second week! Below you can find the reading schedule from Jenn over at Daze of Adventure who is leading the discussion. . ** Reading(…)

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Parenthood

Parenthood

This post was actually first written in my “old school”, handwritten journal that I still keep on my nightstand, and not as a post for my blog. It was written on a night, in the not so distant past, when I could not fall asleep from the speed at which my mind was racing. (In(…)

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Competitive vs. Non-Judgmental Parenting

Competitive vs. Non-Judgmental Parenting

A Over at Making the Moments Count, Amber recently posted about Competitive Parenting.  Which led her to starting a notion called “Non-Judgmental Parenting”.  I would not have known about this except for that fact that it struck a cord with my friend Shana and she posted about it at her blog, A Queen Among Kings.(…)

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My 5 Favorite Things About 2010

My 5 Favorite Things About 2010

A Straight from Shana’s blog, I have swiped this idea about “My 5 Favorite Things About 2010“.  So thanks to Shana and her love of the blog/page called Operation Nice, I have an interesting way to reflect back on 2010 and pick out some highlights.  The only problem is… where to start? A 1. My(…)

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New Year’s Resolution ~ 2011

New Year’s Resolution ~ 2011

This past January I posted about New Year’s Resolutions.  I had pretty much forgotten about the post until I started searching my blog for all the things I had posted about Gone With the Wind.  In January of this year I made it my one mission for the year to read Gone With the Wind. (…)

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Things People Say….about homeschool ~ Also “The 14 Days of Homeschool”

Things People Say….about homeschool ~ Also “The 14 Days of Homeschool”

The kids and I were at the zoo for a class on amphibians.  It is for kids ages 4-6, but I sit in because Ava wants me there, Chloe wants to sit it because she likes it, and Jayden sits because he has to!  Some other adults stay and some don’t.  This time there was(…)

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Operation Chirstmas Child

Operation Chirstmas Child

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is an initiative of Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief and development charity working amongst communities in need in 18 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.   Operation Christmas Child is a project that Chloe looks forward to each year.  I remember last year she was bummed because we missed(…)

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Thanksgiving Thankfuls

Thanksgiving Thankfuls

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.” -Buddha Today I am tired. (…)

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