Monthly Archives: February 2007

Rich Mullins

My favorite musician; if you haven’t listened to this man, definitely find him. Deeply poetic and thought provoking, Rich Mullins’ music is a spiritual experience. You can feel in every note that he is fully focused on Jesus and absolutely … Continue reading

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Dinner party conversation

I just returned from a little dinner party, actually a going-away dinner for a friend. Have you ever just not known what to say? This gal across from me (Sara for this story) was talking about her best friend, and … Continue reading

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A Natural Learning

Big L, put that bike away and get back to your books about bikes! Okay, not really. I’m understanding how to apply a natural learning process. Thanks to a wonderful little book by Marilyn Howshall called Wisdom’s Way of Learning, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter on the Rocks

Serve up the knowledge! Learn your rocks and minerals or your geography or math at the breakfast table. We love these laminated placemats. The price runs about $3.00 each, and the manufacturer, Painless Learning, makes over 40 different educational designs! … Continue reading

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Dialogue Journal

There’s a journal I keep, and it’s the words of our family. Our exact words. Since my kids are so young, it’s fun for me to look back and see things like language development and funny social interactions. It’s as … Continue reading

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Valentine’s K.I.S.S.

That’s keep it simple, sweetie. Valentine’s Day has become quite a festive overdose of candies and gifts. Two statistics that, for some reason, make me want to rebel: Valentine‚Äôs Day ranks second in the greeting card giving occasion, not including … Continue reading

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Magnum Opus

“Are you awake, Charlotte?” he said softly. “Yes,” came the answer. “What is that nifty little thing? Did you make it?” “I did indeed,” replied Charlotte in a weak voice. “Is it a plaything?” “Plaything? I should say not. It … Continue reading

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Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

My first product review is, fittingly, on my favorite product: a book I can’t live without as a homeschool mom.SampleYes, it really is as simple as it sounds. I bought this book, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Hey, I’m writing about faith, family, and life. I read classics and the Bible. My greatest goal in life is to raise my children to love God and love people (immediately, this looks like simply preventing them from killing each … Continue reading

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