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5 Ways to Encourage a Stay-at-Home-Mom

I read this wonderfully supportive post written by Matt Walsh: You’re a stay-at-home-mom? What do you DO all day? Please head over and read it yourself. Then you can come back to see what I have to say about it. Of … Continue reading

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4 Lessons I Have Learned From Tending My Backyard Garden This Summer

When we were looking for our new home last summer, one of the things on our ‘list of wants’ was space to start a garden. We knew the home we ended up with was our home the very first time … Continue reading

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If you have spent much time reading my blog, you know that I really want to embrace the whole unschooling thing…..I just haven’t made it all the way there yet. However, we do have tendencies to unschool. Last week was like that because we were on vacation and today has been a day of unschooling, as well.

We started our day late because we all slept in. Karl was one of the first up, 2nd to Logan only, I think, which never happens! 🙂 I awoke at 8:45 this morning and the babies, Hailey, and Corbin were still asleep. I got up, had my breakfast, made the little girls’ breakfast, got Emma up and brought her down (Elle slept right through the interruption), and greeted the others when they got up around 9. Emma and I played a matching game, I checked Facebook, my email, etc., checked Hailey’s math…

The oldest 3 completed their math, Logan and Hailey did an English lesson each, and Corbin also did a spelling and handwriting lesson. By the time I heard Elle, it was nearly 11 a.m. She got up and ate her breakfast while I began listening to an online homeschool convention speaker. Here’s a link for anyone who wishes to join. You may listen for free, but there is also an option to purchase and have access even when the Expo is over. Check it out!

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I often lie in bed at night, or in the wee hours of the morning, when I can’t sleep…’blogging’ in my head. I am up numerous times a night right now and sometimes…

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My mama said there’d be days like this…..

My mama always kept things like grits and flour in the freezer, at least if she was not going to use it right away or if she used it infrequently. Her reason was “so it doesn’t get weevils”. I never … Continue reading

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