Monthly Archives: November 2013

Reviewing Classical Conversations Memory Work and GIVEAWAY

Okay my Classical Conversations friends-  I’ve got a great review and giveaway for you today. Our holiday break will be the perfect time to get started with it! If you’re like me and this is your first year within the CC … Continue reading

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Clothesline Timeline – Showcasing the Span of History

Call me a nerd but History makes me happy and things like historical texts and documents send chills down my spine; so it should come as no surprise that I adore timelines. There’s something so centering and empowering about seeing … Continue reading

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The Opera – An Entertainment for Young People?

I took the girls to the opera over the weekend.  It was our first performance of the fall season, (and Lyra’s first ever- she did GREAT!) and it worked our perfectly because it was Benjamin Britten’s The Little Sweep.  Benjamin … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Deal from Home Educating Family

The folks over at HEDUA are celebrating Thanksgiving all month long with this special offer on Home Educating Family Magazine!  Use coupon code: NOVEMBER to receive a 1 Year Subscription for just $19.95 (that’s less than $3.33 an issue!)  Treat yourself this … Continue reading

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Heroes and Heroines on Halloween- Making the Holiday about History… not candy

Earlier this year I had it in my head that my daughters would dress up as the three little girls from Despicable Me; we’d pad Howard’s shoulders and glue on a pointy latex nose to transform him into Gru; and … Continue reading

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How To Get Your “CC” Legs – Advice On Starting Classical Conversations

If you missed my post on Classical Conversations before you might want to head over and check it out.  There I explain how I utilize this classical Christian co-op even though my family is secular.  No matter what your religious … Continue reading

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