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Stone Soup

Children have a way of bringing joy to your heart at any time of day. Even in the still of night when they are all in bed, their evidence cannot be erased. Daddy’s boots found in the playroom, a favorite car parked by the couch and a baby toy dropped behind the couch. If children are present, the cleanest of…

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Our Founding Fathers…Plato?

I was going to post on something else, but this just baffles me. This if from Wikipedia: Plato is the earliest important educational thinker…He saw education as the key to creating and sustaining his Republic. Woohoo! I agree with that. Education is vital in preserving our form of government and true liberty cannot be found without true education. How we…

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Etc., etc.

Just once, I’m going to get this up within a reasonable amount of time. Join Tami on a romp through the beauties of Spring as she introduces us to several blogs in the Carnival of Homeschooling. Whatever you do, don’t miss this entry. Wow! OK, so it’s the only one I’ve looked at thus far, but it is really good.…

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Rest in the Lord

Parenting is a tough job. We desire to do our best for the sake of our children. Sometimes we forget to rest in the Lord and seek His perfect counsel. We are not perfect and neither are our children. How can we lead them to the light? Have faith. I guess that is all I have to say in introduction.…

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Domino Math

No homeschool should be without dominoes, dice and/or cards. They are great manipulatives for math practice and provide some drill without the tediousness of worksheets. Research suggests that some of the problems our kids are having in math today is due to children NOT playing games with dominoes, dice and cards. Think about it. When we were kids, we saw…

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