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3 Things I learned from my Usborne launch! 

I joined Usborne Books & More –Shana’s Book Nook– recently and decided to try my hand at an online party. I thought I would share the things that I wish I had done better!  1. Planning. I wish I would have posted initial invites a week ahead of time. I didnt post anything to the event… Continue reading 3 Things I learned from my Usborne launch! 

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Despite Death: Thoughts on Hope

The most interesting part of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, to me, is the commitment of the characters to carry out their mission despite their circumstances. They are at times limited in their communication with one another, but they are constantly fighting for their own survival. I often find this challenging for myself. I… Continue reading Despite Death: Thoughts on Hope

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Choosing to simplify our kids birthday parties and then renting a wallaby…

It was not intentional, but here’s the long story of how it happened… Last year I threw my daughter a Fancy Nancy birthday party. Do they make Fancy Nancy party supplies? No, no they do not. The decorations were made. The games were thought up and brilliant. The food was good. I was exhausted, for… Continue reading Choosing to simplify our kids birthday parties and then renting a wallaby…

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Classical Conversations Week 15 Math and History activities + a printable

Here are a couple of things that I am using at home with my daughter and also will take with me to my Abecedarian class this coming week. Below are the different things I’m using on our Short Video – Liquid Equivalents Board – CC Cycle 2 Math Weeks 12-15. This board was SO simple to… Continue reading Classical Conversations Week 15 Math and History activities + a printable

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Videos – Some of our school activities that go with CC Cycle 2 week 14

I thought it would be fun to share some of our activities for school this week. Sort of a glimpse into our week. I often film our activities for fun, and my daughter loves to “make a video.” Our five year old filmed me going over the new Science grammar this week which is “What… Continue reading Videos – Some of our school activities that go with CC Cycle 2 week 14