Category Archives: Homeschool

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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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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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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Learning Disorders

Our five year old has been showing signs of having ADHD, like her big sister. So now I’m debating with myself over taking her to a psychiatrist and getting her diagnosed and on a meds schedule. Continue reading

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Mummies Are Cool

The girls did ask some good questions while we were there. Especially when we saw some of the items found in the graves with the mummies. They were interested in what they ate while they were alive and where they lived (the exhibit had artifacts from South America, Egypt, Asia and parts of Europe). Continue reading

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