Books on Animals in the Fall for kids

squirrel thumbnailDuring the season of Autumn is when you see the spectacular changes in fall foliage.  There are other changes going on as well. especially with animals. Some that can be viewed in your own backyard or in a book.
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Weekly Recap: Autumn in Abundance

While we don’t get the Fall foliage our neighbors in other states get but we make do. Continue reading “Weekly Recap: Autumn in Abundance”

I’m back after a long absence.

My apologies after a long absence from the blogging world.  Continue reading “I’m back after a long absence.”

Weekly Recap: Allergens and Afterthoughts

TAG Small Weekly recapAs we entered our fourth week of homeschooling I was thinking we were really making waves, but then there’s a saying… “Two steps forward, one step back.”  We took a large step back due to illness and allergies.

It is not uncommon for kids to have sick days whether they are educated at home or in a pubic school setting… teachers have sick days too.

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Ten ways to Homeschool during a Life transition

thumbnail-150x-150-detour-postMost of us have been through transitioning our lives from being single to marriage, to becoming parents. It’s an adjustment we take in wholeheartedly because of the people in our lives which we love.

Further down the road as homeschooling parents, we make changes in our lives to educate our children, whether it’s to earn extra income for curriculum, rearrange our schedules to teach lessons or gain patience in dealing with a day that did not go as planned.  What happens when a detour in your life comes up that can affect your homeschooling?

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe

thumbnail-150x150-arts-and-crafts-tagThrough the years, we have dabbled in making homemade play dough or play clay as some call it.   We have tried many recipes and found one several years ago that everyone loved, even my son with sensory issues enjoyed working with this clay recipe. Here’s a no cook recipe we love. .

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Weekly Recap: Clouds and Waves

TAG Small Weekly recap I was reminded this week of the poem “Clouds and Waves” by Rabindranath Tagore who was the the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.  His poem which uses symbolism speaks about a mother and her child in reference to nature versus nurture, it was something I could relate to these past few days with my children and our homeschooling.

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