Monthly Archives: April 2009

Free Science Videos: How Light Bulbs are Made

Lately, my 7 year old is really into how things are made. Today’s question was “How is a Light Bulb Made?” And so we headed over to Google’s Video search to see if there was anything good available. Here are …

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Take Homeschooling Outside with Spring Science Notebooks

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It’s Spring in our area of the world and full of life – trees are leafing out, seedlings are emerging, flowers blooming, and the kids really don’t want to be inside. So we are spending more time outside. One of …

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Joy in the Journey

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Life is definitely a journey. We aren’t born knowing all and we certainly don’t learn it all during childhood. As a wife, a mother, a homeschooling teacher/parent, a worker, and a child of God I’m constantly growing and learning. For …

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Fun with Soap Carving: An Inexpensive Activity for Tweens

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As part of his cub scout “Whittling Chip” requirements, my 9 year old son had to crave a bear out of a bar of soap. Having never craved soap before, this ended up being a grand adventure that my 11 …

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Why I Garden: Confessions of a Lazy Gardener

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Gardening is therapeutic. It helps soothe my spirit and reconnects me with the miracles of this world. In each little seed is everything it needs to grow and flourish, given the right temperature, moisture, and soil. Gardening connects me with …

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