Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Trip to Six Flags When You Read with Your Kids

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It’s time to register for the Six Flags Read to Succeed program again. If you’ve never participated in this program and live within 250 miles of a participating Six Flags theme park, you have been missing out on a great …

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When Kids are Too Busy

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A few years ago, I looked at Kgirl’s schedule and realized that I had tilted too far into the land of formal schoolwork and activities. There was no room in her schedule for her. All the things that she used …

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Fun with Math: HexaFlexagons

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Every once in a while I run across a resource that screams – THIS IS SO COOL!   Well, today is one of those days. The following two videos from Vi Hart a bunch of cool things you can do …

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In Our Homeschool: Dog Grooming

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For the last few years Kgirl has wanted to volunteer at an animal shelter, but many of the shelters in our area require volunteers to be 16 or older to volunteer by themselves.  But this Fall an opportunity came up …

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Finding, Making Time to Work

A homeschooling friend asked me, ”How do you find time to blog, to write, to create videos and do podcasts?” In other words, How do I find time to work? The simple answer is, I schedule it. I make it a …

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