Monthly Archives: September 2011

Interview with Amy Barr

It’s my turn on the Schoolhouse Birthday Blog Hop again. Hopefully you visited last week when I hosted Malia Russell. Today I’m pleased to have Amy Barr of Lukeion.org with me. Amy will be writing monthly in The Old Schoolhouse® magazine on Classical Homeschooling topics. Being a somewhat classical homeschooler, I was pleased to be […]

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Tri-Cross Game: #hsreviews

My family loves games. We have acquired quite a large collection over the years. We used to have a family game night, but we have unfortunately let it disappear in the busyness of this season of our lives. We definitely need to try to add that back soon! Loving games as I do, I was […]

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Guidecraft Hideaway Country Kitchen

I have been writing product reviews for over 3 years, and I still get excited about just about every item I receive to review. It’s a little bit like Christmas waiting for a new package. But when I saw that some of the Homeschool Crew were going to receive a Guidecraft Hideaway Country Kitchen to […]

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Schoolhouse Birthday Bash Blog Hop: Interview with Malia Russell

I have a special treat for you. I am today’s host for the Schoolhouse Birthday Bash Blog Hop! Every day you can meet one of the new monthly columnists for The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. Malia Russell is the founder of Homemaking 911, a website providing help and encouragement to homemakers. She is a gifted writer […]

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Small Blessings

Yesterday I posted about my insanely busy week. One of the things that I didn’t mention in that post was the weather turned cool on Friday. Thankfully, I knew the weather forecast ahead of time. But I had a problem. Remember how I mentioned that my son had no fall clothes? We had a field trip […]

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Weekly Report – The Insanely Busy Week

Do you know that commercial with the guy sitting behind a desk saying, “I can do that. I can do that….How am I going to that?” That’s kind of how I felt at the beginning of this week. The kids had 3 cross country meets. I had 3 writing deadlines. I had a consignment sale […]

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Big IQ Kids #hsreview

Drill. It’s kind of a dirty word to students and some educators. It invokes images of tedious copying of spelling words or rote recitation of math facts. And in all honestly, it’s not something that has been a strong point in our homeschool up to now. I’ve got some “good” reasons. (Or maybe I should […]

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The Christian Home – 28th Edition

Welcome to the 28th edition of The Christian Home, a weekly Blog Magazine posted every Monday morning. I am so excited to be hosting for the first time. Each article was submitted by various Christian Blog Authors.I hope you enjoy visiting them, reading their work, and spending some time getting to know them at their […]

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Time4Learning #hsreviews

Time4Learning is an on-line learning program for kids from preschool through 8th grade. It provides instruction in language arts, math, science, and social studies through engaging, interactive games. It can be used as the core curriculum for your homeschool, or as a fun supplement. The child can work independently on the lessons, freeing up the […]

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Trusting God for Our Needs

I had the post all written in my mind. I was going to write about how wonderful children’s consignment sales are. I’ve written about them before, and they have been a key part of our living on one income. But as the kids grow, the selection at these sales gets thinner. Babies outgrow their clothes […]

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