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Started School

Well, I didn’t plan as much as I had envisioned at the beginning of the summer off.  We have now completed 2 days of school.  So far everything is going reasonably well.  I am using some house rules that someone shared on a e-mail list

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Summer and Planning

We’ve been having a really nice summer so far.  Yesterday we went for a hike and a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  We did finish listening to Story of the World Volume 3, but that is the only "school" we have done all summer. 

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This School Year is Finished

Well, I have to chuckle as I looked at the description of my blog.  I say my purpose is to collect my thoughts on homeschooling, childrearing, etc.  Apparently I don’t have many thoughts since I’ve let another 7 months go by and I haven’t written

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First Day of School!

We started school today.  We were able to get everything done that I had planned. I'm going to have to work on getting my oldest to be more independent.  It went really as well as can be expected.  I am very tired now though.   

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One week until school starts!

This is my last week until we start school.  I’m trying to finish my home improvement projects up because I rarely have time to work on them during the year.  Today I made a window treatment for the second of my bedroom windows.  The kids worked

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Well, I finally did it!

I can’t believe I finally got around to starting a blog.  I’ve been talking about it for months.  I don’t have much time to write now, so this is serving as a test to see if I can figure out how this works.  My 3 biggest