Monthly Archives: December 2012

When Kids have Meltdowns & Tantrums in Public

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Uncontrollable crying, screaming, yelling – ever seen a kid melt down out in public?  Last year at Christmas time, I ran into this three times in one week. The first was in Michael’s. The store was packed, and this young …

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In Our Homeschool This Week: Transitions

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In my life this week… After a week of sickness, everyone (except me) is back to normal. Yeah! But change is in the air… One thing that is always consistent in life is Change. Part of life is the transitions …

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Using SpellQuizzer Software for Spelling

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For some kids spelling is natural and easy, they pick it up without a lot of effort. Kgirl was like that. But for others, spelling is mysterious and clunky, not natural at all. J falls in this camp. Spelling isn’t …

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Lessons from a Dead Dishwasher

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As a family of 6, with two teenagers and two tweens who are nearly always eating at home, and as a family who cooks most of our food from scratch, we go through a lot of dishes in a day. …

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