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Category Archives: Homeschool Preschool

I signed my oldest up for Mother’s Day Out when she turned two partly because I needed a break and partly because everyone else was doing it. I toured a few schools and chose a small church school that gave me good vibes. Gabriella went there for a year and a half until I decided […]

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Follow along as we “row” classic children’s literature with Before Five in a Row. Learn more about BFIAR here. Book Summary “Prayer For a Child” is a child’s bedtime prayer giving thanks for some of the important things in a little one’s life: food, toys, family and friends. Notes & Thoughts This classic book published in 1944 has […]

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Follow along as we “row” classic children’s literature with Before Five in a Row. Learn more about BFIAR here. Book Summary “Jesse Bear, What Will You Wear?” is a fun story about a little bear’s daily routine including getting dressed, mealtime, playtime and bedtime. Notes & Thoughts With a playful cadence to the rhyme and bright colorful […]

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I have never been big on Valentine’s Day; it’s just not a “holiday” that holds much meaning for me. The wasted paper from pre-written Valentine’s cards, the flowers that will die in a short matter of time, the excess of sugary treats- no thank you! I’ve always been a bit of a Scrooge on this […]

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I’ve lived in San Antonio for most of my life and have never been to ride the Aquarena Springs glass-bottom boats in San Marcos, less than an hour drive from the city. I wish I would have gone as a kid because apparently they had submarines, an underwater theater with mermaids and a famous swimming pig. But […]

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