Monthly Archives: March 2009

Beautifully Made – Generations of Virtue

A March 19, 2009 AP News article reported that in 2007, 40% of all U.S. births were to unwed mothers. Over 3/4 of those births were to women 20 and over. In case you haven’t noticed, the stigma that used to exist about being unmarried and pregnant has virtually disappeared in American society. As a […]

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TOS Homeschool Crew Accepting Applications for Next Year

I have had the wonderful privilege of serving on the Old Schoolhouse Homeschool Crew this school year. I have received lots of wonderful homeschool products to review, made lots of new friends, and enjoyed the challenge of trying new things with my children. If you are wondering how you could participate in the Crew, then […]

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Critical Thinking – Mathematical Reasoning Level B

Last fall, I reviewed a copy of Building Thinking Skills Level 2 that I used with my older children. I was very excited when I also received Mathematical Reasoning Level B to try with my 1st grade son. This 264 page mathematics text for 1st grade … Bridges the gap between computation and mathematical reasoning […]

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Alphabet Alley New Baby Magnet Set

Before Christmas I reviewed 2 Noah’s Ark games I received from Alphabet Alley. In January, I received an adorable magnetic playset to review.  Unfortunately, Alphabet Alley had to pull the magnet set from their product-line because of the new CPSIA standards. I admire their desire to make sure their products fully comply with the new […]

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Molly Makes $5 Dinners and $3 Desserts

Almost eleven years ago, I left my full time job to be a stay-at-home mom with my newborn son. It was a decision that was not taken lightly. My husband and I believed that the Lord wanted me to be home with our son and any more children that we might have in the future. […]

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Daily Schedules

If you aim at nothing, you will hit it. I remember first seeing that quote in high school. It really struck me and helped me to understand the importance of setting goals. But what good are goals without some sort of plan to accomplish those goals? Dare I say the dreaded word? schedules It’s amazing […]

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Homeschool in the Woods New Testament Activity Pack

  I first discovered lapbooking about 3 years ago. I wish I had discovered it sooner! My children have enjoyed adding lapbooking to their studies. We have completed several of our own design, in addition to several lapbooks designed by companies specializing in lapbooks. I have found that although there is some variation in the […]

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A Morning in the Life

So what is a typical morning like at my house? (Or is there a typical morning?) This morning: 5:15 – Got up and dressed, noticed the dishwasher didn’t look clean so wrote a note to husband 5:30 – Left for the Y 5:45-6:30 – Worked out, then drove home 6:45 – Quick e-mail check, said […]

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One 2 Believe Noah’s Ark

One 2 Believe is a company that specializes in toys that are based on the stories of the Bible. The mission of the company is to help children to learn Bible lessons and come to faith in Christ. I have previously reviewed their nativity set and recently received the Tales of Glory Noah’s Ark set […]

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History Buffs

There’s a new blog carnival called the Homeschool History Buffs. The first issue is at The Tie The Binds Us. There are some great posts, so take a look and consider submitting next month. By Kristen H.

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