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Homeschool Curriculum 2012/2013: What We’re Doing

As I mentioned in this post on the kid’s summer routine, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks researching and buying curriculum for the 2012/2013 school year. I knew that when the school year began, I would have a tiny … Continue reading

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A Summer Routine for the Kids

I’ve read several great articles lately about summer activities and routines moms have planned for their kids. This topic has been on my mind too, but I’ve put off writing about it. Mostly because I don’t want to do much … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Kids

I love it when my kids show a tendency towards entrepreneurship. One of the things I hope to accomplish by homeschooling is helping them to think outside the box when it comes to making money (which seems essential this day … Continue reading

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Books That Changed My Life

  Modern Mrs. Darcy is hosting “The Book That Changed My Life” blog carnival and I couldn’t not participate. I’m a huge reader, almost exclusively of non-fiction. One of the reasons I enjoy reading non-fiction so much is because of … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of What Doesn’t Work

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I made the decision to not plant a garden this year. We’ve done so two years in a row, and both years it was more or less a total flop. (Incidentally my … Continue reading

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Walking To The Library

I’m reading Pride and Prejudice. Not as fast as I’d like to, mind you. It’s the kind of book I could easily devour in one long session, with a pot of tea and a few pillows strategically arranged on the … Continue reading

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A Year Ago on NMTR

A few great posts from Novembers of yesteryear… 2007 – An interview with Marni Matyus on babywearing and kangaroo care (read the transcript) or you can listen to the interview. – Learn how to conquer food cravings with The Cravings … Continue reading

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Green Moms Weekly: Attachment Parenting and Learning

This week’s Green Moms Weekly topic is our last one focused on attachment parenting. It asks: “How do you think attachment parenting enhances learning?” It’s funny. As I write this post I’m reflecting back on a couple of conversations I … Continue reading

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Homeschooling: Advice for a Friend

I have a friend whose 2 young children (ages 8 and 5) have been enrolled in the Georgia K12 online public school for some time. She sent me an email asking for help. To paraphrase: “I never thought the day … Continue reading

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Creating a Homeschool Binder

In my first 52 Bites post I briefly mentioned that I created a Homeschool Binder. There it sits on our homeschool bookshelf, next to Story of the World. Previously I kept homeschool paperwork in separate places. The kid’s books and … Continue reading

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