Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 26

Piano for Preschoolers using KinderBach – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

Teacher's Corner

  Piano music has been a big part of my life since I was six years old and I enjoyed early music lessons. I hope to pass that love for music on to my kids and so far all of my kids have participated in some form of beginning piano lessons. As a home educator …

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Feb 20

Check out the Guest Post over on Teach Them Diligently Today

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  I wrote a guest post over on Teach Them Diligently today. I wrote about my experience as a child of homeschooling parents and how important it is to pass on the mantle to our children. Please come over and join me for an interesting conversation.

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Feb 11

The Shoemaker’s Children Go Barefoot and My Struggles Teaching My Kids Music

Teaching Piano

Have you ever heard the phrase, “the shoemaker’s children go barefoot?” I feel like that phrase describes me in relation to my ability to be consistent with musical training for my kids. I am a former piano teacher and only stopped teaching a few years ago after the birth of my third child. I was …

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Feb 07

Thriving, Not Just Surviving – Day 6

Day 6 I hope you will visit Money Saving Mom and sign up for the 7- Day Challenge emails. This challenge is a sneak peek of some of the awesome tips that you will find in Crystal Paine’s newest book, Saying Goodbye to Survival Mode, available now at major retailers. I read a pre-release copy of this book …

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Feb 04

Making a Memorable Valentine’s Day – Ideas for all ages plus a recipe for Hot Cocoa mix

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    (affiliate link included) With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to share with you some great ideas I have tried in the past or found on the web to try with my kids this year. I hope that you find an idea that interests you and if you have some great …

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Feb 01

Snowpocalypse – Another View

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Those of you outside of Georgia may not know that we Southerners had quite an ordeal from an inch (yes, an inch) of snow this past week.  Especially, our good Governor Nathan Deal, who took quite a pounding from a “dusting”, that was anything but.         “I’m Sorry” (Sung to the tune …

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