Monthly Archives: November 2008

An Early Christmas Gift

The bane of my husband’s existence is getting down the Christmas boxes from the attic. It might be due to the fact that I have more Christmas decoration than should be legally allowed. I have a fear of heights, so … Continue reading

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Show and Tell Friday – Renaissance Festival!

I just wanted to show my little sweeties dressed up for the Renaissance Festival. I made both of their costumes in one evening. They decided at the last minute that they REALLY wanted to dress up, so we ran to … Continue reading

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Negative Comments about Homeschooling? Turn it around!

The comments I’ve received from people in our community about homeschooling have always been positive. For the most part, our community has been accepting of homeschoolers. I’ve heard about people receiving negative comments, but never experienced any until recently. I … Continue reading

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Dealing with Users and Abusers

Unfortunately in the Christian world there are those who would take advantage of those who have a servant’s heart. I know, it has happened to me several times. I’m one of those people who doesn’t hold back anything. If there … Continue reading

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How to Choose Homeschool Curriculum

I have a “Wiggly Willy”. That phrase was coined by Cathy Duffy in 100 Top Picks For Homeschool Curriculum: Choosing The Right Curriculum And Approach For Your Child’s Learning Style This is one of the greatest books out there for … Continue reading

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Let go of your Perfectionism

I’m a huge subscriber to the “Flylady” method. I’ve finally let go of my perfectionism and am satisfied with “clean enough”. It took a while, but I made it. Whew! I think that letting go of your perfectionism also allows … Continue reading

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Show and Tell Friday

Can I show you my fall garden? Come out back… My cabbage got huge and then I cut off some of the bottom leaves for cabbage rolls. It came back nicely. Everything else is doing well. I even cut some … Continue reading

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