Author Archives: Melinda Hamby

About Melinda Hamby

Work at home mom, wife, homeschooler, backyard chicken lover, writer, knitter, sewer, etc

Animal Rescuing

Yesterday, they both went with me to pull five Sheltie puppies and take them down the road to their rescue. Continue reading

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Upcoming Event At Discovery Place

101 Inventions That Changed the World Exhibit opens at Discovery Place in Charlotte, NC on February 2, 2014. Continue reading

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Today We Vote

As a suffragette once said, it is not a true Republic unless ALL of the voices of the people are heard. Continue reading

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My Recent Adventure

I have decided to consider all conferences as field trips… Continue reading

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Question Not Why

There is no why, there is only school. Continue reading

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Got Worksheets?

So, I have been on the lookout for great sites, and have a huge list of sites to go through and tell you about in the coming year. But the first site I found sucked me in as badly as Pinterest does (I think I spent three hours on the site yesterday!!!). Continue reading

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Rock Hill Children’s Museum and Historic Brattonsville

History is an important subject for me, personally. As the (paraphrased) quote goes, those who do not learn their history are doomed to repeat it. This is why I believe museums are so very important (and why we support the Arts). Continue reading

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ADHD and Homeschooling

There are a ton of studies out there on homeschooling. There are great statistics coming in on the benefits of homeschooling. There is tons of information out there about how homeschooled kids ARE NOT socially maladjusted. Apparently, this doctor does not want to read good things about a subject he is against. Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – For Music Class

Gift of a new guitar Continue reading

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Musical Kids in the Electronics Age

When we lived in Charlotte and my daughter was young, we had a lady down the street who watched our oldest afterschool. She had five kids and homeschooled them. Our oldest loved this family, and so did I. Her kids took music lessons as part of their curriculum, and they were happy to share their knowledge with my daughter. Continue reading

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