Homeschooling with Toddlers

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Originally posted March 2009 Yesterday during school, one of my children ran into a word they didn’t know: “eliminate”. I explained the meaning, and made a mental note of it. I’ve always put a high priority on vocabulary since language … Continued

More Birthdays

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Tilly, Keziah, Megan, Adalia, Alissa and Jasmine Adalia, my firstborn and former oldest child, turned 13 on February 12.  Chuck and I now have four teenagers (and one we actually made ourselves…how can my first child be a teen?!) I … Continued

Guest Blogger: Tilly, age 10

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I wrote a 'newspaper article' about a corpse last week. I also wrote 2 'letters'. The first one was a detective writing about a robbery and the second, was a forensic scientist writing back. On the first letter I taped … Continued

Avi at the Dentist

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Due to some last-minute schedule shuffling (Tilly, Judah and Enoch were invited to attend a Civil War learning day), I ended up at the dentist with Ezra, Boaz, Kalina, Mordecai, Jubilee, Hezekiah and Avi. Not exactly my A-team for leaving … Continued