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Teaching the Catholic Faith in Our Homeschool

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These are my favorite resources for teaching the Catholic faith to my kiddos. Catechisms   St. Patrick’s Summer: A Children’s Adventure Catechism  (Marigold Hunt) A fun approach to the Catechism in storybook format. The children in the story are visited by Saints who deliver catechism lessons and tell exciting stories from the history of the Church. ARead more …

How to Choose Curriculum: Brown Bag Dinner Workshop

May 31, 2016 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

Whether you’re brand new to homeschooling or you’ve been at it for years, chances are you’re looking to buy some curriculum for next year. Maybe you are considering a full grade level package. Maybe you’re just looking to fill in a few gaps – perhaps a spelling program or a foreign language curriculum.   WhereRead more …

7 Things To Do While Waiting for Labor

Jan 26, 2015 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 2

I just read a super annoying blog post about 7 things to do while waiting for labor. I won’t link to it because I don’t want to disparage anyone, but there was reference to a “patience hat.” Seriously? I’m snuggled in bed with my 5 day old. My sister and a friend of mine areRead more …

Sandbox Scientist: Real Science Activities for Little Kids {Book Review}

If you’ve been following my posts on scheduling, you may have noticed that Thomas and Henry have a block called “Science Box Time.” This is a time of open ended science exploration facilitated by the handy little book Sandbox Scientist: Real Science Activities for Little Kids. I first discovered this book when I randomly checkedRead more …

Homeschooling with Preschoolers: Plan for 2014-2015

I’m trying something new this year. I’ll have a 4th grader that I’m starting more formal work with, a 1st grader who will be doing very light school, a preschooler who is just along for the ride, and halfway through the year I’ll have a newborn. And possibly a nervous breakdown. I’ll keep you posted.Read more …

In the face of tragedy

Dec 15, 2012 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

Another senseless tragedy in our country has everyone reeling again. I don’t consume news media. All of my information comes from Facebook. Maybe that’s pathetic, but I manage to hear about most things anyway. I don’t need to know the details. The outline is horrific enough. What I don’t understand is the shock and disbeliefRead more …