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Still pickin'
Something about leaving the big city after a day's work and heading to the fields makes me so happy. (Apparently my husband and sons take this blueberry picking very seriously.)
Something about leaving the big city after a day's work and heading to the fields makes me so happy. (Apparently my husband and sons take this blueberry picking very seriously.)
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I have been off line for some time, simply finding too much on my plate to take the time to write here. Tday I am back. Our academic year is over, and I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed using Oak Meadow , but it is nice to go with a more natural easy way o...
I have been off line for some time, simply finding too much on my plate to take the time to write here. Tday I am back. Our academic year is over, and I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed using Oak Meadow, but it is nice to go...
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Nature Studies
I have managed to pull myself out of hibernation and return to the blog.  I must say that all of this bitter cold has really put a damper on one of my favorite  foundations of our home learning : nature studies.  I have always been a nature lover.  Some of ...
I have managed to pull myself out of hibernation and return to the blog.  I must say that all of this bitter cold has really put a damper on one of my favorite foundations of our home learning: nature studies.  I have al...
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Multicultural Children’s Book Day and Review
    Mark your calendars for January 27th - Multicultural Children’s Book Day! It is a day to celebrate diversity. I have found that by homeschooling, our children are not often interacting with children with diverse backgrounds, cultures or abilities. Cultu...
    Mark your calendars for January 27th - Multicultural Children’s Book Day! It is a day to celebrate diversity. I have found that by homeschooling, our children are not often interacting with children with diverse backgro...
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Our Home Learning - Independence
In past posts I covered the importance of   multi-sensory learning and rhythm and atmosphere  in our homeschool days and now I want to touch on independence. My boys are still young, 6 and 9, so there are many ways in which they are very dependent on others...
In past posts I covered the importance of  multi-sensory learning and rhythm and atmosphere in our homeschool days and now I want to touch on independence. My boys are still young, 6 and 9, so there are many ways in which ...
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Thanksgiving ideas
It was my 45th birthday this weekend and I was sick. Two days later I am still under the weather and finding myself not quite ready for Thanksgiving, so Ifound some past Thanksgiving activities to do with my kids and I thought I would do a quick round up to...
It was my 45th birthday this weekend and I was sick. Two days later I am still under the weather and finding myself not quite ready for Thanksgiving, so Ifound some past Thanksgiving activities to do with my kids and I though...
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Raspberry Picking
So many of you know that I work in a big city. It is often fun meeting people from around the world as they visit our museums and historic structures, but sometimes I am simply tired of the noise and the hustle.  Add on a hot day with high humidity and putt...
So many of you know that I work in a big city. It is often fun meeting people from around the world as they visit our museums and historic structures, but sometimes I am simply tired of the noise and the hustle.  Add on a hot...
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Find Your Park - the National Park Service turns 100
Did you know that next year the National Park Service turns 100 years old?  Start planning your 2016 summer vacation now and head out to the parks where we will celebrate with gusto.  This is a perfect opportunity to take a road trip to multiple parks. If y...
Did you know that next year the National Park Service turns 100 years old?  Start planning your 2016 summer vacation now and head out to the parks where we will celebrate with gusto.  This is a perfect opportunity to take a r...
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Secular Homeschool is hosting a giveaway by Oak Meadow - our favorite curriculum by far
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Living Books
I trust you are all looking forward to a new year.  The past is behind and the future holds great promise. Well, it is easy to write that, now, but with major changes expected this year on the job front and in our education choices, I know I will have to wo...
I trust you are all looking forward to a new year.  The past is behind and the future holds great promise. Well, it is easy to write that, now, but with major changes expected this year on the job front and in our education c...
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Advent: A Time of Preparation
It is our tradition to enjoy the countdown to Christmas in small special ways. This year is no exception.     May your Advent season be blessed.
It is our tradition to enjoy the countdown to Christmas in small special ways. This year is no exception.     May your Advent season be blessed.
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Our Homes Learning: Multi-Sensory Learning
Recently, I posted about foundations of our home learning and one aspect of our learning is making sure it is multi-sensory. This is one of the reasons I really like Oak Meadow .  It is a good fit for all kinds of learners -auditory, visual, and kinesthetic...
Recently, I posted about foundations of our home learning and one aspect of our learning is making sure it is multi-sensory. This is one of the reasons I really like Oak Meadow.  It is a good fit for all kinds of learners -au...
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Most of my time is spent as a wife and mama to 2 sweet, enthusiastic boys. We delight in the simple here in our kinda crunchy, tree huggin', homeschooling Christian family. I also work to interpret and preserve historic resources as a Park Ranger for the National Park Service
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