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#abookandagameaday, Thurs. 1/30/20, Gameschooling Day #19 of 2020

    Here’s what we did for #abookandagameaday on Thurs. 1/30/20… On Thursdays we drive 90 minutes one way to participate with other homeschoolers in a co-operative type school run by homeschooling moms. At this co-op, I teach a Hero … Continue reading

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Out of the Best Books: What We’re Reading for January 2020

  I’m reading the above for my Hero Project class that I’m mentoring, a repeat of 6 years ago. It’s about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, definitely a hero of mine! Elder Christofferson quoted him in General Conference.      Bugsy, age 10, … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday: Tuesday 1/7/2020, Gameschooling Day of 2020 #2

Tuesdays we do math for our gameschooling. So we played Qwirkle and 7Ate9. I love Qwirkle because it’s strategy and patterns. I love 7Ate9 because it hopefully motivates kids to get their adding and subtracting math facts down. The game … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday: Monday 1/6, Gameschooling Day #1 of 2020

  I am taking on thewaldockway.com book/gameschooling challenge of 2020, where I read aloud a picture book a day and play at least one board/card game to boot. #abookandagameaday. Cheers to more picture books and gameschooling in 2020! The book … Continue reading

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Out of the Best Books: Classics We Studied in April and May 2019

It’s time to do another recap of classics we’ve been studying in our home, for homeschool and family life. Words that I hold sacred, from the holy writ of my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, says … Continue reading

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Out of the Best Books: Classics We Are Studying From in Feb. and March 2019

Before we get any  more into March, I want to share the classics we learned from and studied in February and this first half of March. The above photo shows some of the picture books that I picked up from … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers Meets Swing

So I’ve been falling in love with Mr. Rogers. My son’s Mastering Knighthood group studied him as a hero for January. Hence, we’ve been reading a book about him written by a Texan journalist, Tim Madigan, appearing in the video … Continue reading

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Out of the Best Books, Classics We Studied: Jan. 2019

Can we celebrate?! January is over!!! I’ve decided the best thing about January (beside it being the anniversary month that I had a home birth, of my second daughter) is that it’s a great month for reading. Not much else … Continue reading

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