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Why homeschool?

My answer: because that's what God lead us to do. Being a housewife and a full-time mom has always been a dream of mine since high school. I don't know why God put that desire in my heart but I am forever grateful to Him for allowing me to be the "keeper of my home."… Continue reading Why homeschool?

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Days of creation

Allyra was so excited to finish her creation flower craft that she begged to finish the whole unit today. Unfortunately, I saw that she wasn't really paying much attention to the lessons because her focus was on the craft. Although, she did learn the unit song and was singing it the whole day, and she… Continue reading Days of creation

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Our Bible Felt Book: Hannah and Samuel

We came across this really nice felt book from one of the BJU teaching videos, and I liked the idea so much that I decided we should also have one. So off to the bookstore we went to find the materials for this project. Here's our finished project with our first story: Hannah and Samuel (1 Samuel… Continue reading Our Bible Felt Book: Hannah and Samuel

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Our jam-packed first week

It has been a great first week! We haven't been able to establish any regular study time because we still have jet lag but that only means we study the whole day, whatever time of day. Allyra likes the program so much that one day's worth of lessons is simply not enough for her. The… Continue reading Our jam-packed first week

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Stop, Drop and Roll! Get Low and Go!

When we did the lesson on fire safety at home, I had to get a bit more creative in explaining why the boys in the story had to do what they did during their family's fire drill. Actually, telling her why they had to do a fire drill was a challenge in itself. Anyway, to… Continue reading Stop, Drop and Roll! Get Low and Go!