Monthly Archives: November 2010

Draw Write Now books

We discovered the series of Draw Write Now, Books and love them to pieces. It has really helped Camden’s confidence level in her drawing abilities and to break down what she wants to draw in her mind. Her drawing is … Continue reading

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Feeding Garrett

I’ve been meaning to put together a post listing the foods Garrett can eat for quite some time. One of those pet projects that is always on the back burner. I wanted to do it just so I remember what … Continue reading

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Decorating for Christmas

We are all feeling the Christmas spirit early this year. We’ve been enjoying Christmas music since before Thanksgiving and also brought out our decorations this last weekend. We have lots of new decorations, mainly snowmen (my favorite), since Mike’s parents … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

We had Thanksgiving at our house for the first time ever, for Mike’s family. There were about 20 people there but it wasn’t as intimidating as it sounds because we didn’t have to cook the food. 🙂 Mike’s family does … Continue reading

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In Regards to Learning to Read…

Here is a fantastic article regarding various methodologies in teaching reading. I have long believed that teaching reading via a Phonics method was superior to teaching reading by sight words. However, I had never heard of Webster (other than his … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Bagel Factory

The pictures aren’t very good but Camden, Garrett and I took a field trip with a group of fellow homeschoolers to a local Bagel factory. The owner, himself, gave us the tour and did a fabulous job walking us through … Continue reading

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