Monthly Archives: May 2014

Freedom from Distraction

Distraction As I set my goals this year,  I started by thinking about some of what I had been struggling with during the previous year. I was frazzled. I felt pulled in all directions. I lacked focus. I wasn’t paying enough attention to any of my children during “school time”. I was exhausted. I determined that there were […]

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Benefits of Outside Classes for Homeschoolers

Whew. Did you hear that big sigh of relief? We finished up the last of our outside classes on April 30. It was a great experience for David (10th) and Anna (8th), but it did make for hectic Mondays. A level of hectic that I’m not used to since we’ve always homeschooled. I’m glad they’re […]

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OverlapMaps – Fun Geography Resource

Have you ever wondered if Australia would fit inside the state of Texas? (It doesn’t) What about Brazil? I’ve always thought it was smaller than the continental US. It turns out it’s very similar in size. I have just been introduced to a fun geography website: OverlapMaps.com. OverlapMaps is a very simple, entertaining, and educational […]

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