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Graduating My Oldest: A Parent-Teacher’s Perspective
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Lea Ann Garfias is a parent-teacher in Texas who was homeschooled by her own mother. She is now homeschooling her daughter and three sons. Her boys, she told me, are always excited to study the Middle …

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Rest and Recreate
October 31, 2011 – 1:11 pm | No Comment
Rest and Recreate

Since we married in two children last month, I feel that I’m finally one of the gang among homeschoolers! For years and years, while raising my six kids, I considered that I had quite a …

Putting Yourself First
October 24, 2011 – 1:56 pm | 2 Comments
Putting Yourself First

Anyone who has flown on an airplane as heard the flight attendant’s safety talk. Included in this instructions is the following:
In the event of a decompression, an oxygen mask will drop from a compartment …

Early New Year’s Resolutions Anyone?
October 21, 2011 – 2:28 pm | 2 Comments
Early New Year’s Resolutions Anyone?

Follow my train of thought:
My daughter Christy asked me to go Christmas shopping with her to the Gettysburg outlet malls tomorrow.
This means that Christmas is coming, so I set out to do a sum: there …

It Rained on My Wedding!
October 13, 2011 – 2:14 pm | 13 Comments
It Rained on My Wedding!

Look at the archives list for this blog and you’ll see that September posts are non-existent, and that posts between May and August are few in number. There’s a good reason for this: I’ve been …

October 10, 2011 – 1:43 pm | 2 Comments

Last month, our young church celebrated its 5th-year anniversary. As I sat in a special Sunday-morning meeting, I especially enjoyed a centerpiece of that service: some of our members had collaborated on a longer-than-usual slide/video …

Comparisons and homeschooling
October 5, 2011 – 12:42 pm | No Comment
Comparisons and homeschooling

For most of us, the second month of our homeschooling year has just commenced. We’re settling into the rhythm of the year. The workbooks aren’t pristine without any mistakes in them, and the pencils are …