Monthly Archives: April 2013

-Piano Fingers- Beginner Piano Printable for Early Elementary

Earlier this school year I made a concerted effort to begin piano instruction with my girls.  I have no background in music other than occasional fleeting band classes during my middle school years and a very brief stint attempting to … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Make Your Own Chocolate Kit

While we’re in the process of renovating and moving to our new country home, our homeschooling routine is but a shell of its former self.  I did warn you that I’d be taking this time to try and get through … Continue reading

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Review– Memoirs of a Physician by Alexandre Dumas

FLASHBACK POST <<I wrote this post back on January 11, 2008 when I was first dabbling in blogging on a separate (and no longer active) blog.  I’m a huge Dumas fan and thought I would share this review about one of his … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – April 10, 2013

A week ago we visited the museum where Howard’s sun exhibit is displayed.   I grabbed some pictures (although the girls ignored my pleas to stand together for one shot- I swear sometimes I feel like I’m trying to herd … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “Sha Doo Be Doop” by Miss Nina – Children’s Music CD

We’re still in the midst of our transition to our new home and new country lifestyle.  Truth be told, it’ll probably be another two months before renovations are complete and we’re settled in completely   It’s such an exciting, yet overwhelming experience.  Last … Continue reading

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Forget Socialization – What About Personalization?

“…it’s simply that I have no desire whatsoever for my children to be socialized but rather sociable. I do not want my 6 year old feeling she must be able to do or not do what other first graders are doing. I want her to arrive at herself naturally.” … Continue reading

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We’ve Gone Country

Well- WE DID IT.  After years of dreaming, and months of searching, we’ve gone country. This, my friends, is the view from the street of my new home. It’s a brave new world for us.  One filled with dirt roads and permanently dusty … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – April 3, 3013

Things that ground us.  

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