Forces at Play at the Minnesota Children’s Museum inspires Titus and Timothy.

*We were given a membership to the Minnesota Children’s Museum to help facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience. They are %100 honest. I recently applied to become a Play Advocate for the Minnesota Children’s Museum. The day we received our acceptance email we all …

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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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How do you choose multiple curriculums?

Seven years ago when we began homeschooling I was overwhelmed with what curriculum to choose. I was even more baffled by the moms who were piecing their curriculum together. I could not figure out how they knew which pieces of what curriculum programs to use. It all seemed like I …

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Spending time as a family at Farmer John’s Pumpkin

*We were given four pumpkins to help facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are 100% honest, ours and based on our experience. I have always loved everything about fall. I love the cooler temperatures, beautiful color changes going on in nature all around us, harvesting the garden and the …

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Big Island Rendezvous is a welcoming family

In the spring of 2016 I wrote a post sharing a few ways our family volunteers in town. I wanted to give tangible ways Albert Lean’s could get involved in our community. Perry Vining the founder and coordinator of the Big Island Rendezvous found and read the article. He commented …

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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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Life with Skye

We have always dreamed of owning a dog. It was in the plans after Mark and I got married, but we became pregnant with Maddie before our dream became a realty. Fast forward nine and half years, Maddie dreamed of owning a dog as well. Over the last two months …

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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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The Wizard of Oz OPENS at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center!

I have always loved the theatre and I have been blessed to live in a community that values the arts. Albert Lea’s ACT on Broadway in my opinion rivals Broadway or Off Broadway. This is certainly true with this summer’s production of the Wizard of Oz. I was invited to …

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Family Fun at Wind Down Wednesday

*I was given a $10 gift card to help facilitate my review. All thoughts and opinions are mine and 100% mine. We look forward to Wind Down Wednesday every year and this year was no exception. However, this Wind Down Wednesday was even more special to me. The Wind Down …

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