Home Education Schedule for the Fall

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Garlic Galore!

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Make Your Own Cloth Pads!

Cloth pads are something I’ve written about several times before (here and here). Not only are they healthier to use (avoiding toxic chemicals in regular pads and tampons), but they are much friendlier on the environment and the trash can, as well as on our wallets. Pads may not seem all that expensive, but they add up quickly over the course of the year! Admittedly, I haven’t had a whole lot of use for pads during the greater part of our marriage (yay for that […]

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All Ready for Another Year of Home Educating!

As Abbie will be turning 5 this year, and has recently learned to read and develop a much keener interest in exploring new topics (“Mommy, how does my body move? But I mean, what makes my muscles move my legs? But why…”), this will be our most formal year yet, although our main focus will still be on character development, Bible teaching, and learning to love learning. Since I asked a while back for some suggestions, and have now made all of my purchases for […]

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Pregnancy Update: 36 Weeks

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Long-Term Storage for Lacto-fermented Veggies?

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Bugaloo Winner!

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A Seasonal Menu Plan

This week I made a departure from my usual style of menu planning. Since we've been doing this special diet for my husband (a little over a month now), my repertoire of meals has been rather limited. Doing my menu plans each week has felt a bit discouraging, as I stare once again at my (short) list of the meals that I can make, that we all enjoy. I'm sure those of you who have been on restricted diets for any amount of time know […]

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