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Two small peeks into our morning for you. They are two moments that brought blessing and laughter to my mommy heart. Small victories.
Nate’s mid morning meal often seems to coincide with the start of school. This morning I was bouncing him on my hip while starting Layla’s math lesson so she could do her independent [...]

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I am learning a lot.
My mother has told me for years that she learned so much when she was homeschooling me and my brother. I always thought she meant academically (which consequently earned her some off the chart scores on a job interview test!) but I’m sure now she means about life and love, about [...]

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I think, I THINK… if I can set aside real alone time once a week, I may not only survive homeschooling, but love it.
It’s funny. I like to go out and I know I like to go out and I always feel better after a trip away from home, but I get in such a [...]

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Just like any other school day, the bus drove down our road at 7:10 this morning. But today I had my oldest in bed, my middle pawing through earrings, my youngest on my hip and me still in my pajamas rooting through the cabinet for the ground coffee.
I didn’t have to rush them to eat [...]

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Day 4: What is enough? Are they getting enough? Am I enough?
As I looked over the record book of 5 hours of school, I tried to figure it out. How do I know if they’ve had a full day of education? What is a good balance? How could I possibly do more, because in all [...]

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