Monthly Archives: August 2010

Six Pennies

Tonight before bed, Ladybug was reading her Bob book to me.  She read, “Jon had six pennies.  Dolly had ten pennies.”  It was a teachable moment about math so she was counting the pennies in Jon’s hand and Dolly’s hand.  … Continue reading

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Good-Bye Summer, Hello Home School

Since July, I have been sitting with my five-year old about an hour or two a day to go over Letters sounds, Phonics, Reading, and Math. Next week, we will be expanding our curriculum to include circle time, Catechism, Science and History.   As … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday: Back-to-School

1.  A special thanks to Kyooty who included me for this Back to School tag. I am tagging  all my readers and blogging buddies.  So, if you have a blog, please let me know in the comment section that you are playing so … Continue reading

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My husband and I were married eight years before we adopted our oldest daughter.  During that time, I, especially, enjoyed learning about wine and how it pairs with food. Of course, I liked to drink it too. For my 35th birthday, we celebrated … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: 49 cent cones

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In Praise of Adoption

My sister sent me this link.  It is an interview of Scott Simon , the host of NPR Weekend Edition, by Terry Gross on Fresh Air which aired today. Scott recently wrote a book entitled Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other, … Continue reading

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Pursuing Prayer

Since I started staying home, my girls have been my #1 focus and frankly, have taken away from my relationship with God.  Many mothers have assured me that the additional time I am spending with my girls is in itself a form of … Continue reading

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