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The Bump Which Caused a Lump (in my throat)

Every so often I come across a children’s book that gives me pause.  Some picture books are just witty and cute, some silly and fun, some teach the ABCs or 123s . . . most have some sort of lesson, … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Circle C Beginnings – early readers

Yesterday I shared with you my girls’ growing interest in the country lifestyle and all things equine. Before Christmas I had scoured homeschooling forums and websites trying to find fun yet educational gifts to help foster this passion.  You can … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – “Good Morning My Love” Music CD by Vered

I was recently given the opportunity to review a children’s music CD by Vered.  I was curious how the CD would go over with my girls since the CD itself is geared for infants and babies and I wasn’t sure if my … Continue reading

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Tum Tum and Nutmeg

“Hidden in the broom cupboard of Rose Cottage are two grand gates that lead to the loveliest little house you’ve ever seen. Nutmouse Hall.   Shh, don’t tell anyone, this is the home of Tumtum and Nutmeg…” Every so often we … Continue reading

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A Day’s Lesson With All About Spelling

Since my last post on All About Spelling I’ve had a few emails asking how I implement an actual AAS lesson.  One reader even said that “all those tiles made the program look a bit intimidating”. So last week I … Continue reading

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When Pigs Fly

I’m all for including my kids’ passions and interests into their education.   You may remember me telling you about Stella’s latest fixation on pigs.  Pink pigs that is.  They rank *almost* as high for her as princesses.  Pink princesses, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “Explode the Code”

We’ve been using Explode the Code for a year now so I wanted to write some thoughts on our experience with it. I started Mira on Explode the Code 1 when she was 4 years old.  I contemplated purchasing Get … Continue reading

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