Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 30

Self-Paced History Course by Veritas Press – A TOS Review

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In the beginning of my homeschool journey with my kids, I decided that I wanted to teach history chronologically. I read several books on classical education and was interested in the philosophy, but found that I was far too eclectic to hold to such a rigid format for our schooling style. However, over the years, …

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Jun 30

Teaching Your Kids to Be Mission-Minded

Teaching your kids to be mission-minded

Hop on over to the Teach Them Diligently blog today and read my guest post about teaching your kids to be mission-minded, I hope you will be blessed and inspired to grow in this area. It is a passion of my heart.  

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Jun 27

This Week in Review – VBS, Water Fun, Science Experiments

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Water Park We took a couple of weeks off of school while I was on mission for Jesus in Romania the first half of June (look for my mission post coming soon). When I returned last week, I spent a couple of days recovering from jet lag, getting the house in order, menu planning and …

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Jun 24

Go Science DVD’s from Library and Educational Services – A TOS Review

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Library and Educational Services provided us with two titles from Series 2 of the Go Science DVDs for review.  We received Volume 2, Life Science and Weather and Volume 5, Chemistry. We love science experiments around here so we were excited to see what these videos were all about.   About the Company Library and Educational Services is a …

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Jun 17

Low-Carb Skillet Lasagna Recipe (S)

I love all things Italian and all things cheesy. It doesn’t hurt if the recipe is also quick and easy. Today I am sharing with you a family favorite that I have tweaked to make it friendly for the low-glycemic lifestyle I have adapted through Trim Healthy Mama. Follow along for a quick and easy …

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Jun 14

Trim Healthy Mama, Him Stealthy Papa

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      According to the Keebler-Frosting model, there are five stages of weight loss and related grief, and nearly all of these stages are initiated by the female in a relationship.  (Truthfully, men don’t have five stages to anything. Heck, even a football game only has four quarters.)   Anyway, the first stage in …

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Jun 13

Top Ten Reasons Why We Will Be Eating Ice Cream Tonight

10.  The end to a rough week calls for smooth, creamy goodness. 9.  It’s FRIday, and that stands for “Freely Receiving Ice cream Day”. 8.  They screamed, I screamed, and we all needed to go out for ice cream. 7.  Our trim healthy mama is thousands of miles away in Romania. 6.  Our ice cream …

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Jun 09

We Choose Virtues Parenting Cards Review

Pin for Parenting Cards by We Choose Virtues

We received a set of thirteen 8.5″x 5.5″ Parenting Cards from We Choose Virtues for review purposes. I am always looking for ways to teach my children valuable lessons on character development and looked forward to trying out this product. They also generously provided us with four downloadable products the Teacher’s Handbook, Butterfly Awards, Kids of VirtueVille Coloring Pages …

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Jun 04

Wordless Wednesday

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Instead of writing a wrap-up post this week, I decided to do a Wordless Wednesday post since I am very busy preparing for my 10-day medical mission trip to Romania. Keep me in your prayers and stay tuned for some great stories when I return.  

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