Category Archives: Homeschooling

In the Beginning – Part 4

The weather has finally turned cooler, the leaves are changing with the impending season of fall, and my thoughts return to the “falls” of yesteryears.  I admit that fall is by far my favorite time of year.  I’m sure growing … Continue reading

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Chore Lists- a Very Helpful Tool

I have a confession.  I’ve been remiss the last couple of months of managing our home well.  Oh sure, I’ve sorta been doing my job – blurting out commands every now and then when the house seemed too out of … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Senior Trip!

One aspect I love about homeschooling is the opportunity for creativity in teaching.  Several years ago, Dave and I decided that each child needed to have a Senior trip after they graduated from high school, but it had to be … Continue reading

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Kennesaw Mountain Nat’l Park

To end the girls school year with their tutor, we decided to plan an historical field trip.  Michelle, their tutor, chose Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.  She tutors the girls in history and science. It took about an hour and … Continue reading

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UGA Vet School Open House

I must admit, we’re very fortunate to live so close to UGA.  Each year they open up the Vet School to the public and this year we were finally able to attend.  I was quite impressed.  The event is coordinated … Continue reading

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Turtle on the Loose….

It’s an unwritten law in homeschooling to pick up live animals from the road – unless of course, they are hazardous to your health or financial well-being.  Did you know, in the state of GA, you can get a permit … Continue reading

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Homeschool bookkeeping

One of the things I love about homeschooling is why my kids learn.  A lot of the time, it’s out of necessity or need. Some of the greatest advice I ever received was from my mother-in-law who worked  in the … Continue reading

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Country Kids

I suppose some would consider life in the country a disadvantage for kids… After all, my kids don’t have the latest new fangled toys.  In fact, they don’t even know what they are because we don’t have t.v. But my … Continue reading

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Contra Dancing??

I’m always looking for something fun and new to do with my kids.  To me, it’s part of my “mom job” to expose them to as many different activities, people, music , arts, etc. that I am able. I love … Continue reading

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Homeschool Birthday Gift

Let’s face it – homeschoolers, in general, come with a certain stereotype.  We’re a bit “unconventional”, and that’s the nice word!  It’s never bothered me because, as I’ve confessed to you before, I’m not conventional. And so, it is with … Continue reading

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