Homeschooling

Homeschooling

Homeschooling Day

I am finding a good rhythm to our days. We start our day with Bible reading, a hymn, a prayer and a Christian Shema (which comes from Luke 10:27) with my husband and daughter who is going to public school. Afterwards everyone gets their morning jobs done and eats breakfast. I have found that the […]

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Homeschooling

Homeschooling

I was asked to be on a homeschooling panel for our local Moms group and it got me thinking a lot about why we homeschool and what we are trying to accomplish. Looking back over this blog I realized I had never really delved very deeply into my thoughts on the subject. It seems like […]

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Our Homeschool Year Recap 2013/14

We have had a couple of weeks since out homeschool year has come to a close. I’ve been contemplating how we did this year and what we can do better next year. This past year I had a 9th grader, 7th grader, 5th grader, 3rd grader, Kindergartner plus the boys (4 and 1). Our 9th […]

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Homeschooling — The Easy Peasy Way

    I had ordered all of our curriculum and I sat down to start planning our 2013/14 school year and then panic set in! How was I going to homeschool a 9th grader, 7th grader, 5th grader, 3rd grader, Kindergartner and keep up with 2 very busy little boys, the garden, cooking, laundry, homemaking, […]

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Homeschooling Convention 2008

We had our convention this past weekend and it was wonderful as usual! It’s so nice to spend time with friends, listen to encouraging speakers and shop for homeschooling books! My favorite session was Shelley Noonan’s Mentoring Your Daughters. She talked about purposefully teaching your daughters. She recommended spending 1 hour each week one-on-one time […]

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Ultimate Homeschool Expo

Cindy Rushton is hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Expo again this year. It starts on Monday. I’m so excited to be “attending” this great convention from home with over 50 speakers, a virtual vendor hall and free gifts. Tickets are on sale now if you want to participate too. Get More Details at: http://www.cindysaffiliates.com/go.php?offer=kbickel&pid=1 Cindy said […]

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1Potato’s Piano Recital

1Potato has loved playing the piano since she was 4 years old. She has a great ear for music and can play almost any melody she hears. In March 2008, she started having piano lessons to help her with music theory and rhythm. Last Friday, she had her first recital after only 1 month of […]

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Currclick

One of my favorite homeschool resource stores changed their name this week. They used to be the Homeschool E-Store. Now they are Curr Click: Curriculum in a Click. I love the resources we have available these days. Lots of homeschoolers have written curriculum for their own families and are able to easily share it with […]

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Living Books

“Children should be influenced by books that vividly portray life in all its trials and victories. Divine providence should echo throughout its pages. Characters who suffer wrongfully in a righteous manner, and display humble dispositions, will lay a secure foundation for the time when childhood may be stolen away; perhaps through the death of a […]

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Happy New Year! 2008

A new year is just beginning and I have such high hopes for this new year! Here’s my list: 1. Seek the LORD more. Consistently read my Bible every day and take captive each thought for the LORD. 2. Learn to show dh respect in a way that communicates my love for him. 3. Keep […]

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