Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 30

Analytical Grammar – Mastery in Minutes (A TOS Crew Review)

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As I prepare my son for the start of 7th grade in a few weeks, I set some educational goals for the upcoming school year. One of my goals was to focus on grammar mastery. I have been on a quest to find a grammar curriculum that would not consume large amounts of our time. …

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Jul 30

Wordless Wednesday

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We will be making a trek to Virginia midweek to visit grandparents. Here are some pics from our last week of summer school. Lydia lining up her bears in the window

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Jul 27

Planning Resources – Things to Enhance Your Homeschool Planning

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Today I am sharing a roundup of some of the things I am using in my homeschool planning this year. I thought that I would also share some of the things that have worked for me in the past. I am even going to share some cool things I have found on Pinterest or other …

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Jul 23

Are You Ready to Flourish? – A Book to Help Moms Find Balance (A Crew Review)

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One of the hardest things moms face is burnout. When we add up all the responsibilities of home management and organization plus throw in working at home and homeschooling, we have a recipe for disaster if we are not careful to learn principles of organization, time management and goal setting. In her new book entitled, Flourish: …

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Jul 23

Guest Posting on the Laundry Moms Website Today

Have you ever been overwhelmed with life? Sitting there going over your to-do list in your head and wondering how you are going to get everything done? This was me a couple of months ago. Each day for me as a mom is filled with scheduled activities and interruptions. If you are a do-er like …

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Jul 20

Five Random Photos from Our Week

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<a href="http:// conversaving.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/20140720-235703-86223985.jpg”> Fun with friends at the peach packing plant One of the foam magnet creations the kids made David serving at the local homeless ministry Homemade chalk paint A field trip to the roller rink

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Jul 12

Finding a Balance in the Crazy Life We Live

I have been thinking about my focal words for this year recently. I chose balance and focus. I have been reading a really good book entitled, Flourish by Mary Jo Tate. (Watch for the review coming soon!) This book has caused me to think about my goals and really being intentional about my life again. I find …

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Jul 06

Weekly Homeschool Wrap-Up ~ Holiday Style

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The First Week of July This week I decided to share some photos from our Holiday week. We started the week out by enjoying Freedom Fest at our local church, Oak Hill Baptist Church, on Sunday night. We also had a great deal of fun entertaining my nephews.     We spent July the Fourth …

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Jul 04

Happy Fourth of July!

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From David, Jennifer, Drew, Luke and Lydia, we wish you a happy and safe Fourth of July. Happy Independence Day!!

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