Category Archives: Home School

7 Quick Takes Friday Vol. 26

  Happy 2011!  Here’s a glimpse into my week. 1.  Monday, we were back on our home school schedule.  I don’t think my five-year old was ready to crack the books just yet…would do you think? Advertisements

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 24

For more Quick Takes, please check out Jennifer at the Conversion Diary.  1. We are having a wonderful Advent.  Thanks to our cool Advent calendar activity set, we are learning every day about the journey of Mary and Joseph from Nazareth and the … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 23

1. One year ago today, my mother-in-law died.  In many ways, it actually seems more than one year since our lives have changed so much. I remember getting the call at work, sitting at my desk, and sobbing uncontrollably.  I could … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Volume 22

1. In one week it will be Thanksgiving, and the sore throat I had last Friday has blossomed into a full-fledged cold and cough.  Earlier in the week, I was obsessing over preparing my home for our guests, now I … Continue reading

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WW: Mommy, I Got A Great Idea!

Well, almost Wordless Wednesday, let me explain… My kids are BIG Curious George fans, so on the weekly trek to the library, we borrowed a couple of his DVDs.  Last night I went to bed early, I am sicker than a … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Day?

This morning, the girls and I went to mass to celebrate All Saints’ Day.  I thought this would be a great way to connect Halloween with All Saints’ Day.  I decided to go to the parish school mass so the sermon would be … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday Vol. 19

   1. Many Christians have mixed feelings about Halloween; I have friends who celebrate the holiday whole heartily and others who do not.  I found two links I would like to share that discuss the origin of “All Hallow’s Eve”, and how Halloween can be redeemed. Please … Continue reading

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