We Should Have Named Him Tailor

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A few days ago I made reference to Enoch’s latest sewing  project. He decided he wanted to make  a hunter’s vest.     We checked out a book from the library with sewing projects for boys. Since it was a … Continued

Arrow of Light {Webelos}

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Chuck and Boaz (14) Thursday night our three oldest boys were awarded the highest honor they could receive in Cub Scouts, the Webelos Arrow of Light. This award means that in addition to achieving their Webelos rank, they also completed … Continued

Anatomy of an Afternoon

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Amazing what a mess just four of my children can make, isn't it? But at least it's creative chaos. They are all engaged in something that isn't TV, video games or gossip with friends. This photo is probably the heart … Continued

What We Read

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And why. I've had a few readers recently ask how we choose our read aloud books. I wish I could tell you I had some grand plan about  which books to read and when. Some map, covering sixteen important topics … Continued

More Birthdays

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Tilly, Keziah, Megan, Adalia, Alissa and Jasmine Adalia, my firstborn and former oldest child, turned 13 on February 12.  Chuck and I now have four teenagers (and one we actually made ourselves…how can my first child be a teen?!) I … Continued

Guest Blogger: Tilly, age 10

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I wrote a 'newspaper article' about a corpse last week. I also wrote 2 'letters'. The first one was a detective writing about a robbery and the second, was a forensic scientist writing back. On the first letter I taped … Continued

Connections

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I've noticed a direct correlation between my time spent preparing and enthusiasm on the part of my children. I purchased some new art materials (pastels and craypas) just trying to broaden their art experiences. All I had to do was display … Continued

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