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Ideas for The Office themed party.

The Office Themed Party: Tucker’s 13th Birthday

How to Host a Fun Office-Themed Party Post contains affiliate links. Yes, I know, The Office isn’t exactly appropriate for thirteen-year-olds. Or eight-year-olds. And some episodes aren’t even appropriate for 42-year-olds. Despite that, the kids and I spent the summer evenings from 7 to 8 pm watching The Office. Chuck was working a bazillion hours …

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Tips on how to raise a reader from a mom with 14 kids.

How to Raise a Lifelong Reader: Tips for a Mom with 14 Book-Loving Kids

How to Raise a Lifelong Reader: Tips for a Mom with 14 Book-Loving Kids {Post contains affiliate links} My kids are all avid readers. Whether they began reading at age 4 (Judah and Hezekiah) or age 8 (Enoch) they are all now strong readers who love to lose themselves in a good book. After 22 …

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Homeschool, public School or no school?

Homeschool, Public School, or No School? Making Educational Choices

Making Educational Choices: Homeschool, Public School, or No School?  I have a confession to make. I am feeling very conflicted about what to do with Apollo educationally next year. This year has been a hard one for our family and many of the issues we are dealing with are ongoing. I find myself faced with the …

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