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Cyclops disproven

Mr. Caffeinated is reading history and Greek myths to Junior. They have concluded that the legend of Cyclops is utter nonsense promulgated by urban residents because of the sheer improbability of a giant with huge hands being able to effectively … Continue reading

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School Starts Today

I’m ready… on paper.  I’d really prefer to have another week of summer vacation… but when the Moose and Junior both asked if we could start school a week early, what was I supposed to say?  “No, I’m sorry, it’s … Continue reading

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Budding Photographer

Rosebud signed up for photography and videography classes this spring at the high school.  She was really looking forward to having a couple of ‘fun’ classes that were classroom format, versus her usual homeschooling. Then, of course, the lockdown happened and … Continue reading

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Going where they’ve never gone before

It’s finally happened. I have friends that will think I’ve either lost my mind, my nerve, or my gumption. However you want to spin it, here goes: my two oldest are now in public school. Before you completely lose it, … Continue reading

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Homeschool Wars – the After Action Report

As promised – here is the postmortem from last week’s battle royal over the resumption of schooling. There’s nothing like a good solid motivator to get kids to buckle down and get to work. I must confess myself amazed at my … Continue reading

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Homeschool Wars

No, I’m not talking the kind where the school district gets out of hand and sends truant officers to your door with police officers and threatens to arrest you and take away your children if you don’t let them do … Continue reading

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End of summer insanity

Most of the moms I know are currently driving themselves bats by worrying about school starting soon. I’m in that crowd, too – although my current worry is that I won’t find time to sit down and work out our … Continue reading

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Startin’ early

“I’ve seen those big kids using these to mark stuff up…” “Once I’ve got that mastered, I can conquer the walls, and my dominion will be complete!”

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Faces of homeschool: the Moose

The Moose has his own tracing and coloring projects, but he prefers to be pictured doing his favorite offline activity: Construction. Perhaps we can list it as an Architecture & Design class for kindergartners?

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Faces of homeschool: Rosebud

Rosebud is busy working on her composition assignment.  On the front side of this paper was her rough draft for this week’s IEW assignment. The back of the paper was used for her paper’s illustration. The blue cat house was … Continue reading

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