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Amy Butler
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Field Trip to the National Weather Center
When you live in the land of severe thunderstorm warnings and tornado watches, it is a pretty neat thing to visit where it all comes from!  Last week we had the opportunity to visit The National Weather Center in Norman, OK for free with a group of friends....

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Trust Fund: A Movie Review
So, I have a funny story. When most of the products you get the chance to review are education related, the chance to review a movie (that isn't just for kids) is celebrated!  When we received Trust Fund from Mapelle Films  to watch and review,  it was a ni...

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A Wave of Grief
When we moved from our old house to our current one, I was very sad for the beginnings we were leaving behind.  Still, I found comfort in knowing that our family was coming with us and that really was the most important part.  So the sadness faded rather qu...

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Make-A-State: A Hands-On History Review
One of the beautiful blessings of homeschooling is having the time to dive into a subject and explore it from every direction.  Our latest review is designed for in-depth exploration with hands-on activities to engage all the curiosities.  Today we're talki...

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Make-A-State: A Hands-On History Review
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Feeding the Fire of Learning
"What time is it on the other side of the world?  Is the sun up right now there?" The preacher and his wife at our congregation just recently returned from a 4 month long missionary trip to South Korea.  The homecoming was much anticipated, especially by th...

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How to Homeschool: An Apologia Review
We have a surprising amount of friends (that we had prior to having kids) who are homeschooling their kids.  We also have a lot of friends who aren't.  To those who don't, the hows and whys of homeschooling are often a mystery.  In so many parents' mind the...

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Missing My Grace
When I say this out loud, I feel silly and foolish.  I miss my dog so much.  I know that my attachment to her was meaningful and rich, so this unexpected separation that brings an ache to my heart isn't silly or foolish.  She is a part of my marriage's iden...

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The Race Car: 2 Months and Counting
I took the little Race Car to the pediatrician today for his follow-up visit.  As the doctor was asking her initial, "How's he doing?" I heard myself saying, "He's actually the easiest thing I have going on right now."  When your newborn is the easiest thin...
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