Monthly Archives: September 2012

Instilling the Love of Story – My Biggest Homeschooling Mistake and Success

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The most horrible words I’ve ever heard as a mom came when Kgirl was 7, almost 8. She was learning to read, nearly ready for chapter books, and had been doing a great job with it. But then hit a …

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In Our Homeschool This Week – The Cat Condo Project

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A few weeks ago, Z adopted a new kitten. A very sweet, playful, cuddle bug of a kitten, named Robert aka Robbie. And as part of the deal, Z really wanted to get Robbie a Cat Condo. You know one …

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Q&A: Getting Started Writing for Money

Colleen recently wrote me and asked: Do you have any thoughts that you would give someone looking for some income from writing? It’s a big question. I’ve been writing for a long time, most of my life. And several different occasions, …

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Taco-Style Lentils & Rice – Cheap, Filling, and Nutritious!

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Taco Style Lentils and Rice mixed with Taco Beef is *not* the most appetizing to look at, especially in this picture, but this has become a staple in our house – an easy, filling, and nutritious meal for Greg and …

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If You are Mom and Want to Laugh, Visit The Fields

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Hanging with other moms that I relate to helps give me sanity. And there is one mom in particular that I have to tell you about – Lisa Fields. Oh Lisa makes me laugh. I met her years ago, when …

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