Author Archives: prairiegirl50

Morning Time–Fall Schedule

Now that I am educating three teens, our Morning Time looks totally different than when I was schooling three elementary age students.  I have always loved doing Morning Time. It has been the anchor to my day for 9 years … Continue reading

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A New School Year

So a new school year has rolled around yet again.  This will be our 13th year of educating our children at home. Thirteen years! I remember when Emma was 3 years old, we had already made the decision of homeschooling … Continue reading

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Coming Out of the Shadows

It has been awhile since I have darkened this doorpost.  I have been filling my mind and soul with new thoughts and ideas and this little corner of the world has always been my favorite place to unload those thoughts … Continue reading

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Again, Morning Time

I haven’t been blogging for a while because, well, I just haven’t had that much to say. But I am finding myself, as I am listening to podcasts, wishing that I could join in with the podcast conversation, too. No … Continue reading

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2016 is already showing itself to be a year of wonder, growing and becoming. A lot has been happening here in the last month and a half. I have been molded and changed in a few areas, areas that were … Continue reading

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February Frivolity

February seems to be the month where, if school is going to go off the rails, it is going to be this month. I don’t know why but this month always seems to be home for discouragement, depression and disillusionment … Continue reading

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I have never been big on making resolutions for the new year. For me, that is just setting myself up for a fall. I am doomed before I even get out of the starting gates of the new year. Fruitless … Continue reading

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