Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Virtual Curriculum Fair – Nuts and Bolts

It’s the last week for the Virtual Curriculum Fair. I’ve not participated as much I wanted to, but life kind of has a way of getting in the way.¬†Appropriately enough, the topic this week is “Nuts and Bolts”. Since I love to organize and plan, I don’t think it’s a topic I can skip! A […]

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Blogging 101

I’ve done a fair amount of reading on what makes a good blog. I also read several very good homeschool blogs. And there is one thing that is consistently at the top of the list for what makes a good blog. Do you know what it is? Regular posting. They say that it isn’t necessary […]

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Thinking Mathematically – How I Choose Math Curriculum

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase through an affiliate link, I will receive a small percentage of the sales price. As an elementary student I don’t remember being too fond of math. I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t particularly like it either. I do remember shedding tears over division of fractions. […]

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R.E.A.L. Homeschool Spanish Review

As classical educators, we’ve invested a lot of our school-time studying Latin. There are many reasons why we’ve chosen Latin as our primary language to study, but we’ve always planned on adding Spanish to our curriculum later. (We did introduce some Spanish early with programs like Jump Start Spanish. And my younger daughter is completely […]

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It’s a New Year and a New Blog!

Yes, I know it’s January 3. It’s been a busy Christmas. Guess what one of my favorite gifts was? This new blog! I’ve wanted to have a self-hosted blog for several years now, but I finally took the plunge. Everything is not finished yet, but rather than allow my perfectionist self to keep procrastinating, I […]

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