Monthly Archives: February 2011

Pirose Nursing Cover

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know we have a new member of our family. He’ll be 2 months old tomorrow! It’s been an adjustment, as new babies always are, but the blessings far outweigh the trials. In the past, I’ve mainly reviewed homeschool products and Christian books. But with this new […]

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Homeschool Mother’s Journal

In my life this week… I had some emotional ups and downs. I think that I’ve got some definite post-partum hormonal adjustments going on. In our homeschool this week… I got the results of my middle son’s Woodcock-Johnson test. That was definitely one of the downs. I haven’t pulled out last year’s test to compare […]

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Encouraging Moments

I’ve heard that e-mail is on its way out. Younger people don’t even use it anymore. I guess I am officially “not young” because I get a lot of e-mail. I mean a lot. You may be wondering why a homemaker like me gets so much e-mail. I haven’t done a statistical analysis or anything, […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Back to Normal?

Well, actually I hope this was not a normal week. On Monday morning I noticed a strange burning smell in my room. After a little bit of investigation, I discovered the heat pump was using auxillary heat. That was odd considering it was over 40 degrees outside. To make a long story short, one of […]

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Breadmaking for Busy Moms

This post is featured in At The Christian Home Volume 2. I have always liked baking. Especially yummy desserts. But I usually save those for special occasions. Bread is a bit healthier and is fun. I started making bread about 10 years ago with a bread machine. After I got my beautiful RED Kitchen Aid […]

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Building Thinking Skills Book 1

Critical Thinking, Higher Order Thinking, Logic These are popular words among educators. I count myself among educators who are interested in these topics. And when you think about it, isn’t the ability to think the highest priority in education? Most people recognize that knowledge without the ability to apply it isn’t very valuable. But how […]

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The Homeschool Mother’s Journal – 1

Several of my friends have been participating in this meme. It looks like a nice change (or addition depending on my mood) to writing a week in review post, so I’m going to give it a shot. Visit The Homeschool Chick to read more. In my life this week… I’ve been working on slowly establishing […]

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