Mini Man’s 4th

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Happy 4th Birthday Little Man! Little Man you have taught me what a true gentleman is.  You exude a gentleness that I never knew existed with boys.  When I was pregnant with you, Daddy and I decided to not find out whether you were a boy or a girl, but I had a strong suspicion that you were all boy …

Sometimes my grass is greener

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Ever since we have begun even the thought of homeschooling, my first reaction was “Oh no.  They will miss out on         ” (fill in with many many different things).  I realize that comparing myself or my family to others is at its worst downright sinful and at its best a joy thief. But sometimes….. sometimes you get …

Official first day!

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Despite our extra curricula activity set back, we forged ahead and did our 1st day of homeschool.  Officially.  Yikes. I decided to use My Father’s World as our core curriculum.  This was a huge decision for me.  I went back and forth between Sonlight and MFW.  Ultimately I decided on MFW due to the fact that I really wanted to …

The Princess and the Toad

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This week has been quite the whirlwind.  You see we had to fly (Mr. Sunshine and I) and drive (Music Man and the rest of the munchkins) back to California.  *more on this in a later post* Well its no small feat to accomplish this big task of moving back home.  Well our other home I guess.  Which means we …