Archive for September, 2017

 

Autumn Myths: Why Leaves Change Color

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Now that it is officially Fall, I decided to explore the different stories and myths associated with Autumn.  Fall is often associated with change and many stories revolve around this. For most Native American tribes, Fall is a time of harvest as well as a time when the leaves change the color.  One Wyandot legend […]

Captain Bayley’s Heir: Product review

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  We’ve been enjoying listening to Heirloom Audio Productions‘ Captain Bayley’s Heir. We are introduced to Frank, an 18 year old, who is wrongfully accused of theft and who leaves England to go to America with intent to prove his innocence to his uncle.  We learn about life in both England and America through various […]

Adventures with joining a gym

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Ok.  My oldest has been using a gym either at her college or at home during the summer. I have thought of it many times but I was always a bit uncomfortable with working out in public. I know I need to lose weight thanks to having gained weight over the years due to insulin usage as well […]

Glimpse into Fall

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Fall is a time for leaves to fall and the earth to prepare for Winter.  As homeschoolers, it is when a new school year has begun and you are preparing your kids for a new year of learning. I also use this time to explore new options for our year as well as to get […]

Unauthorized: Chara Games: Product Review

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  Our family has been playing the game, Unauthorized, by Chara Games. We were provided this new game which is meant for ages 12 and up for a group of 6 to 12 players.  Don’t let the number of players keep you from playing this game though because we also played this game with fewer […]

If You Were Me and Lived in… Historical series: Carole P. Roman ~ Product Review

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Carole P. Roman is a children’s book author who has series of historical books called If You Were Me and in… Historical series. Each book in this series provides a child’s eye view of what it was like to live in a certain time period. The book approaches history by putting the reader in the […]

Macbeth E-Guide: Product review

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Language Studies can sometimes be a little tough for homeschoolers. Progeny Press has study guides for the various classics that you may be reading. Recently, I was provided the Macbeth E-Guide  to use and review,  Shakespeare plays can be difficult to read and understand but with assistance from a study guide, it can be made more manageable. […]

Fall Challenges: Hiking

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Recently I began a personal challenge to get outside more since this summer just flew by without me and my kids taking advantage of it. SO the last few weeks my daughter and I have been hiking in the various local parks. The weather has been beautiful and hiking has the additional benefit of providing […]

Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set: Product Review

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My daughter has been recently using Apologia Educational Ministries‘ science curriculum, Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set which includes the Textbook, Tests-and-Solutions Manual , and Student Notebook. In addition, I also received the  Marine Biology 2nd Edition Audio CD which has the Exploring Creation with Marine Biology course read by Marissa Leinart. The CD is an MP3CD which needs to be played in […]

Nerf Wars: Fundraiser for local WKC Team USA competitors

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