A Summary Of Our Curriculum
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A Summary Of Our Curriculum

Every home-school is unique; this is as it should be. Every child and every family is unique. And each new school-year brings changes.  Adjustments.  Tweaks.  Personally, I have found that the years when I was pregnant (read: sick as a dog) and post-partum (read: sleep-deprived to insanity) our schoolwork was less organized, possibly to the … Continue reading

Catechesis Memorization Program
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Catechesis Memorization Program

For Catholics who are using a classical approach in their homeschool (such as Classical Conversations,) I have created a catechesis supplement for memory work. Memorization is not the heart of catechesis.  The Christian faith is primarily a relationship, not a bundle of memorized facts.  Faith formation takes place over time, gradually, in many different ways.  … Continue reading

Summer 2013
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Summer 2013

Regular readers have noticed that I haven’t posted any new content on this site for several months.  I have known for a few years now that big changes were in store for our family, and I knew that God was preparing my heart for them.  This summer, the changes came pouring down!  For starters, we … Continue reading

A Song Of The Week
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A Song Of The Week

As I finalize my preparations for the upcoming school-year, one activity I have better organized and prepared is our “Song of the Week.”  I am planning around all 40 weeks of the upcoming school-year, and I have chosen a song for each week and gathered either a songbook or sheetmusic for each piece.  We sing … Continue reading

Ancient Egypt Drawing Book
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Ancient Egypt Drawing Book

This school-year we have been focusing on world history from creation through the fall of Rome, using Classical Conversations Cycle 1.  Included in these studies were, of course, the ever-interesting ancient Egyptian civilizations.  Continuing with my theme of random topics this month, I have been wanting to share a couple of our favorite resources for … Continue reading