Author Archives: Journey To Here

We’re Back! First Grade Update

Well, after a very long hiatus from blogging I have decided to try and get back in the habit. I especially want to be able to keep track of our journey through homeschooling for my own nostalgia and also as … Continue reading

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Marshmallow Math

To change things up a little bit today we decided to use mini-marshmallows as manipulatives for teaching the plus 8 facts. This, of course, went over very well and Garrett was very eager to join in. He insisted on doing … Continue reading

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Our New Tradition: The Nativity Story as Copywork

For the last week or so I have been trying to come up with a new tradition to implement that we could do every day as part of “school” but also something that really focused on God. We are reading … Continue reading

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Story of the World on CD

Story of the World has found an almost constant presence in our home and I am so thankful for it. Story of the World is a world history program for children that follows history chronologically. It is done simply and … Continue reading

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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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