Monthly Archives: April 2006

Are you homeschooling a child with “special needs”

Then Life Without School needs you! “Help create our Special Needs page! We would love to hear your stories about how and why you homeschool your child and your take on the label and how it effects your lives or … Continue reading

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Everyday learning

I started responding to a comment to my post yesterday about  Typical Days by momof3feistykids (another Stephanie no less!) and realized that it would probably make a good blog post in and of itself. She said in part: “Wonderful post! I am … Continue reading

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Typical Day

Coincidently enough, two of my homeschool email lists had posts from moms wanting to relax their homeschooling and asking what a “typical unschooling” day looked like. Well, we never really have a “typical day” around here as much of the … Continue reading

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Oooh! I think that I found my theme – finally!

Yippee! homeschooljournal.net just added this awesome Tropical Breeze theme and I love it! I have been playing around with themes for the past week or so and had not found one that was “just right”. I really liked the dark maple … Continue reading

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April Beach Pictures

  Here are the pictures I promised. We had a blast riding bikes up and down the boardwalk. Jason and Jack got to ride the “banana bikes” and loved it!    Kyle and Jamie were just a touch too short for the … Continue reading

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So tired…

I stayed up way to late last night after we got home from the beach. And got up way too early this morning. Had a fun day, but I am beat! So I am going to be a good girl … Continue reading

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We are back from the beach!

What? You say you did not realize that we were even at the beach? oops! I kept meaning to mention it, but kept getting distracted by other subjects. Ya gotta love the internet! What would I do without it. Yes, … Continue reading

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My Right-brained/Visual-spatial Learner Resource Page is up!

I have wanted to pull all my right-brained/visual-spatial learners resources onto one page so that I can easily refer to them and I did! Check it out: Right-brained/Visual-spatial Learner Resources This is a good place to start if you think … Continue reading

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Birdbrain Amos

Every once in awhile I completely by accident stumble across a book that we really enjoy. Birdbrain Amos by Michael Delaney is one of those books. I was looking through the library catalog for animal books for Kyle and thought … Continue reading

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What is a squished penny?

Some of you may have noticed that I have lincluded links for “squished pennies” and may be wondering what that is all about. Well, squished pennies are those elongated pennies that you can buy as a souvenir (usually for about 51 … Continue reading

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Doing better…

Just wanted to post a quick update to say that Jason is doing much better. Yesterday morning he still felt pretty awful and running a little bit of a temperature. But by the end of the day he was back … Continue reading

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More on Peeps

OK, a bit late, but a friend posted this on the Va Eclectic email list and it was just too funny not to include here. Definitely made by someone with way too much time on his hands! The Lord of … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans…

I was all set to actually make it out to the Nova Unschooler’s park day today…weather was supposed to be gorgeous and our schedule has freed up lately (Tuesday mornings used to be our only morning to take it easy … Continue reading

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Heads up…

I am playing around with themes for this blog…so if things look a bit different and/or keep changing you will know why. I will probably end up with what I started with, but I want to check out my options … Continue reading

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Peeps, Glorious Peeps!

A simple Peep. Looks rather innocent, doesn’t it? As soon as the boys saw Peeps in the store, they had to get them. Why you ask? Because they wanted to blow them up in the microwave! Of course! We did this … Continue reading

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Life Without School

A friend of mine started a community homeschooling blog called Life Without School and asked me to be a featured author. From the blog description: “Life Without School is an on-line publication and blogging community. We live our lives without … Continue reading

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Kyle got his white belt, black stripe!

Some quick news…Kyle got his white belt black stripe in karate! He is so excited. The preschool testing is not quite as intense as the regular testing (he just did it as part of class). He has decided that he … Continue reading

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Not enough hours in the day (even with more daylight!)

We have been so busy and I do hope to someday have time to catch everyone up! I keep writing blog posts in my mind, but then can’t seem to find the time to get them onto the computer. Spring … Continue reading

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I think that I like my new home!

I have been playing around for a couple of days here at homeschooljournal.net and I have to say that I like it! The interface is really easy to use. I like the fact that if I am reading my blog … Continue reading

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Why I love my homeschooling friends

I have been sick since Tuesday. It started with a scratchy throat which I thought (hoped?) was allergies since the weather has been so nice around here lately. Wednesday I knew it was more then just allergies…we took it easy … Continue reading

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