Category Archives: The Schoolroom: Learning together at home

MHLIT 2011 … a Quick Review!

What a wondrous thing it is, to arrive where someone has prepared for your coming.         And I had such a privilege last Thursday, when I wakened after only a couple hours of sleep to board a … Continue reading

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Ready … or Not? Still Grateful

  This is what I should look like right now. Here’s more how I actually look.   I’m tired. I have a cold. And apparently, we will *not* officially start the school year today. Despite much gathering of supplies, filling out of … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to the New School Year!

  Cades Cove, Tennessee “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” Lucy Maud Montgomery Isn’t it, though? We’re wrapping up our last “lazy days of summer” around here. Not quite … Continue reading

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Are You Doing Enough?

If you’ve been teaching your children at home for any amount of time, you’ve heard it. The whisper in the ear, the banging on your heart, the words that could only come from an enemy but sometimes sound like truth … “You’re … Continue reading

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The 23 Day Back to (Home)School Planner Is On Its Way!

Just wanted to give all of you a heads-up about something I’m really excited about! I’m currently working on a little ebook specifically designed to help you think through, plan and prepare for this school year! It’ll be available any … Continue reading

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Training our Children

We begin reading the section on Training in Sally Clarkson’s Ministry of Motherhood this week. What a treasure this book has been to re-read once again! Some books you just *have* to own, and this is right up there on … Continue reading

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My Second Graduate!

“My son, observe the commandment of your father          And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;     Bind them continually on your heart;          Tie them around your neck.     When you walk about, they will guide you; … Continue reading

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Sharing “Solving the Crisis in Homeschooling”

This is one of the best articles I’ve ever read about the “blind spots” some of us have as homeschoolers. I see these issues over and over and over, and while some may surprise you, I believe this pastor and … Continue reading

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Boys of Fortune

  Give me the life of the boy whose mother is nurse, seamstress, washerwoman, cook, teacher, angel, and saint, all in one, and whose father is guide, exemplar, and friend. No servants to come between. These are the boys who … Continue reading

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How Does This Happen So Quickly?

Celebration Bash Teal Graduation Invitation Click here to browse our most popular graduation announcements. View the entire collection of cards. Sigh. I’m very proud of him, and can’t believe graduation is just over a month away . . . how … Continue reading

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