Thanksgiving is Over, On to Christmas

It is interesting really how quickly this time of year seems to go. Just a few short weeks ago we were gearing up for Halloween and then, in the blink of an eye, the Christmas tree is up and we are getting ready for the next big holiday. Thanksgiving came and went so quickly it […]

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Aaaannnndddddd….It’s Winter

Now don’t have a heart attack that I posted twice in one week, but the bitter cold is upon us once again and I just had to acknowledge it. It would appear that all the beauty and splendor of fall have left us and now we are left with the barren wasteland that one calls […]

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School, Interrupted….

I am sitting on the porch, listening to the sound of the television for there will be no schooling today. The boy is home sick from school, which of course means that the girl can’t do anything either. She attempted to do some schoolwork, but then the draw of her brother watching TV and feeling […]

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Surviving Camp

So I am left on my own for most of this week. My son is attending math camp at Radford University for the week and my daughter is attending medical camp at our local hospital. This leaves the age old question – what does a homeschool mom do when she has no children underfoot? Got […]

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Surviving Winter!

For those that know me personally, you know that there are few things that I hate more than the cold. Not the snow – as long as I can look at it out my window and think how lovely and pretty it is – and it is lovely and pretty. However, the cold that comes […]

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Finally! The Book is Done and Ready!

I can’t believe it, but I can finally say that the book is done and on! I am so excited I can hardly stand it. It has been a long haul getting the second edition done, but I am so glad that it is finished. It is being offered through Amazon for free until […]

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Carving Out Time

One of the biggest issues that all parents seem to struggle with is the idea of time. Time to do the laundry. Time to do the dishes. Time to run from one activity to another. Time to make dinner. Time to eat dinner. The list literally goes on and on as there never seems to […]

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Too Busy to Write?

I know, I know, it sounds terrible, but it is true! I have been too busy to stay on top of the site here, and I blame everyone except myself. Seriously, one thing that I am notoriously bad at is managing my time wisely. It is not that I don’t have a system to keep […]

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Snow Day!

One of the things that I like the most about working from home is that I can work on my schedule without anyone harassing me and telling me what to do. However, it is also one of the things I like least about it as  well, for it can be difficult to get motivated to […]

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Advice for New Moms

Hello New Moms! First and foremost, let me congratulate you on the fact that you have a new bouncing bundle of joy. Not only are they filled with joy, but just the sheer sight of them will fill you with it as well. Secondly, let me commiserate with you over that same bouncing bundle of joy – […]

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