Monthly Archives: February 2009

How Do You Spend Your Homeschool Dollars?

In a recent discussion with another homeschool mom, I realized that she and I had opposite approaches to spending our homeschool dollars.  She spends the majority of her homeschool budget on curriculum and I spend the majority of ours on …

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Valentine’s and Easter Gift Baskets for Kids (without the sugar rush!)

Easter and Valentine’s Day. The barrage of gift ideas in the stores and the mounds of chocolate and candies are a little overwhelming. Personally, we don’t need any more stuffed animals, chocolates, or any other type of candy. And our budget …

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Easy & Healthy Dinner Menu for Special Occasions

My husband loves Filet Mignon, grilled to perfection. Tender, juicy, and flavorful. But it costs a small fortune to go out to type of restaurant that serves Filet Mignon the way he likes it.  Thankfully, it’s really simple to cook. …

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Q&A: Where to Buy Used Homeschool Curriculum?

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Q: Where is the best place to buy used curriculum? A: The BEST place really depends on what curriculum you are looking for.  And it is not always best to buy used curriculum. Now, having said that, being on a …

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How do you Handle Online Safety for Your Kids?

As I mentioned earlier, two different friends, two different circumstances, both asked me about online safety this week. Right now, we are not using any parental controls, or other online safety products. Just education, discussion, and lots of monitoring of …

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