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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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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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