Joy in The Marvelous Mud House

*We were given The Marvelous Mud House to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are honest and based on our experience. This blog post contains affiliated links to a product that we love. If you click on the link and purchase the idea, we will receive a commission at …

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Reading my new bible in story form

*I was given the CSB Reader’s Bible to help facilitate my review. All thoughts and opinions are my own and 100% honest. My bible is slowly falling a part. Pages have been torn out, the binding torn and tattered. I have needed a new one for a long time. However, …

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Inspiring an All in All relationship not religion

We were given the book All in All by B&H Publishing to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience, they are honest and 100% ours. The moment I knew I was pregnant with each of our kids I began praying they would come to …

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Five years later, does TJED work?

We always knew we wanted to create a different learning environment for our kids than we had growing up. We wanted their education to be different from a public, private or christian school. In one way or the other, Mark and I combined had experienced all three. We wanted a hands-on, …

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How do you give homeschool one on one time to multiple kids?

We utilize unit studies as much as possible in our homeschooling. Everything from science and history to art and family work time. Working together inspires the littles to learn and it inspires the oldest to lead. It also teaches to respect all levels of learning. As much as we try …

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We use unit studies to homeschool our kiddos to save our sanity

*I was given unit studies to help facilitate my review. All thoughts are honest and based upon our families experience. One of the first things I do to plan for the next year is figure out what areas we can do together as a family. Last year when the twins …

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Our First Day Back to School

We had our first official back to school day today. Well, honestly, we school throughout the year. We don’t technically take a “break” during the summer, but I do become more laid back and we only continue to work on math and language arts. Homeschooling year round works well for …

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Part 7: Timothy’s Passion Tailored Learning

You may be wondering how Timothy’s passions can be tailored when he is only a year old. It’s funny, but even at a year old, he does already have interests and passions. He may not know that is what they are called, but I as his mom and mentor do …

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Part 6: Titus’ Passion Tailored Learning

Titus, his very name makes me smile and giggle. He is affectionate as he is funny. He runs around all day doing ninja kicks, saying funny stuff, and running up to us with hugs. He is also an introvert, although while Maddie is an Introvert/Introvert, Titus is an Extrovert/Introvert. He can …

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Part 5: Naomi’s Passion Tailored Learning

My sweet, compassionate, encouraging Naomi is wise beyond her years. Her brain often functions as if it has thousands of browser windows open at one time. She struggles to fall asleep at night because her mind contemplates everything from why her room is pink and brown to death. Last year …

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