Category Archives: Home Education

All posts regarding home education, most specifically about Catholic Homeschooling.

Busy, busy, busy, busy, busy!

It’s been a busy time around here! For the past couple of months I’ve been knee-deep in sewing costumes for the “Children’s Choir” in our local theater’s production of The Sound of Music.  That has “morphed” in my being the … Continue reading

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my weekly mission and the annual mission

This is a busy mission week!  Of course, there is my weekly (daily, hourly) mission to my family, the children and their homeschool in particular, but also this week is our parish’s annual mission. This is a busy week in … Continue reading

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Science and Religion (and Math)

I have mentioned here that I have enrolled my kids in some online courses this year.  I thought I’d take some time to talk about how they are working out for us. The first one is from Catholic Science dot … Continue reading

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Archangels/Michaelmas “lapbook”

Here we are…. He really, really enjoyed this!  We had some great moments to talk about the Archangels and to pray.  I also told him about the Feast of the Guardian Angels coming up on Saturday (he’s excited about that) … Continue reading

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Today

Today, I did NOT put $45 into my gas tank. Today, I did NOT fuss at anyone about “hurry up, we have to go!” Today, I did NOT get aggravated by ridiculous drivers. Today, we will celebrate the Feast of … Continue reading

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Time to get it together

Yeah. It’s definitely time. Continue reading

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Today was our first day of school.

It went really well.  The girls got their things done pretty quickly and we didn’t have much bickering about who is shaking their leg or tapping their pencil or any of that.  The house is NOT in tip-top shape today, … Continue reading

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WHOOOOO HOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

WHOOOOO HOOOOOOO!!!!!!! I am soooo happy!!!!! I have completed 36 weeks of lesson plans for all three girls!!! I only have a couple of things that I need to purchase.  I must have borrowed them in the past. I am … Continue reading

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TheaterLESS Thursday

I have now said all I will say about theater today!  Instead, I’m putting up entries on other things on my mind.  (there are a few things I’m thinking about and I’ll split them up into different entries.) School School … Continue reading

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One-Third Complete and Good Company

YIPPEE!!!!  I have completed MissCreativity’s lesson plans for the entire year! I can’t even tell what a wonderful, freeing, organized feeling that is!  I usually have a plan in place for a year.  I usually have several weeks written out … Continue reading

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Rambling

consider yourself warned right up front… this is nothing but rambling. This morning after I dropped the girls off, TheBoy and I stopped by wallyworld to pick up some school supplies for a friend and to round out my own … Continue reading

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Homeschool Planner Pages Update

I just wanted to mention that I now have the homeschool lesson plan templates in both iWork 08 and iWork 09 formats. I will email these for free to anyone who would like to use them. PLEASE SEE THIS POST … Continue reading

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Books Trickling in… and more stuff

The new (or replacement!) books are trickling in! How exciting. Unfortunately, the Botany book was on backorder from Adoremus. I really get annoyed when a company ASSUMES I want to wait on backorders rather than ASKING me what to do. … Continue reading

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As Requested

My friend, KC, asked if I could show her a sample of the kinds of plans I use.  Right now I only have a sample of daily plans that I put in the kids’ binders, but I put the same … Continue reading

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Progress

Well, it happened.  Much too soon, too.  CarKiller didn’t call yesterday.  I didn’t want to call him because I just don’t know what he’s doing!  I don’t want to interrupt anything.  I don’t want the disappointment of voicemail.  He just … Continue reading

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