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Category Archives: Homeschool Preschool

It’s always tough to figure out Christmas gifts for kids who have everything in a family who likes to minimize the amount of toys in the house. I have to give my mother in law kudos because she gave the kids the absolute best gifts this year! She gifted them each a bird feeder and […]

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My middle baby is now getting close to three years old and after his baby sister was born two months ago he  has had to grow up a lot. At this point, I just don’t have enough hands to tend to everything three kids may need so we’ve had to set up some new systems […]

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I remember walking in to Mrs. Johnson’s morning class and finding the green colored tape on the floor to sit with my group to start the first day of kindergarten. My kindergarten memories are of painting symmetrical butterflies, making green eggs and ham (interesting for a vegetarian), singing songs and playing with blocks. We walked […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a referral commission, but your price stays the same. Thank you in advance for your support!  My first child, a girl, would sit and read books with me for hours from the very beginning. She loved crawling into my lap and reading first thing […]

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Fall is finally in the air here in South Texas! We’ve had a few days of cooler weather and although it was in the mid-80s today, I’m hoping that the sweltering temperatures are gone for good so we can spend more of our days outside. I’ve been inspired by Charlotte Mason and her educational philosophies since […]

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