Monthly Archives: January 2004

No mood to blog

DH is on me about overspending. I feel bad, but it’s getting old fast. Today didn’t go well homeschool wise and I just don’t feel like blogging about it. Hoping your day is going better than mine!

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Potty Learning Update

Well, it’s been two whole weeks in undies for Ollie, and I guess it’s time to pass the diapers along. LOL He’s doing great! He’s still having one pee accident a day. But he’s catching all his poops and getting the pees too most of the day. I’m so proud of my little guy. I […]

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Our day today

This morning we headed out to Ballet at 9 am Xan has jazz ballet class on Wednesdays and it’s an hour and a half long. After that we went to Carl’s Junior(I know I know…they have a low carb burger wrapped in lettuce! LOL), grabbed some food at the drivethrough and sat in the car […]

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Recycling

Recent threads at YAAPS and the fact that I have this awesome science kit on recycling have inspired some fun lessons on recycling in our home. The kids know we recycle, but we’ve never discussed why we recycle. So we “planted” some lettuce and a piece of plastic grocery bag in some peat moss for […]

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Chris had her baby!!!!

Welcome to the world little Julia! My Little Space

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Blog quiz by

Sammy 1) Do you think people are basically good? Yes and No. I do believe that people are basically good as in I don’t believe that we are inherently sinful(Original Sin) I believe though that we are all sinners because of the very fact that we are unable to choose the right choice every time […]

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Bill pits homeschooling against Big Brother

MICHELLE MALKIN A crackdown on innocent homeschooling families to cure the incompetence of government child welfare agencies is like a smoker lopping off his ear to treat metastatic lung cancer. New Jersey’s child welfare system, like most state child welfare systems, is a corrupt and deadly mess. Children are lost in the shuffle,shipped to abusive […]

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Why oh Why oh WHY??

Why does DH have to joke around with other men that are joking about spanking their kids(hee hee gotta show em who’s boss)??? DH and I DO NOT SPANK! Here’s the scoop. DH and I are the nursery leaders for our church. There is a father of one of the toddlers who comes in with […]

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I’ve hit the one year mark!

I can’t believe it, but it’s been a whole year since I started The Carbohydrate Addicts Diet It’s worked really well for me. I have to admit it’s a little slower than I would like, but it’s probably more healthy that way anyway right? Started January 18th, 2003 Starting weight 290lbs Starting dress size 28W […]

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From the Dalai Lama

This is what The Dalai Lama has to say. (supposedly. this was an email sent to me and I have no way of verifying it. Instructions for Life in the new millennium from the Dalai Lama: 1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose […]

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Book Review: Laddie, A True Blue Story

Laddie, A True Blue Story by Gene Stratton-Porter One of the books from the first section of the 5 Pillars teaching certification offered by George Wythe College A lovely story, written in 1913 from the perspective of a small girl. She was the youngest of 12 children and not really wanted at first by anyone […]

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I won! I won!

I know I know….that’s a LOT to pay for a dress…..but you know what, it’s my first one, and when I saw it I fell in love and decided my daughter HAD TO HAVE that dress!!! :tongue I’m going to buy a dress for my princess! :princess And hopefully the agency worker will take pictures […]

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First day in undies…

Ollie had his first day in undies today. We even went to playgroup. He’s been in them all day and he’s still dry! Woohoo! I can’t tell you how amazed I am at this kid! If only you could see his face and how proud of himself he is G Maybe I should take a […]

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Well, this week is shaping up to be much better!

We had some good news on the adoption front finally. Not the news we were hoping for, but enough to help me out of my funk. This morning we were up by 9. Got in some good scripture study time YAY, had time for math with both boys before we headed off to ballet. Xan […]

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Homeschool survey

Got this from Alaska Best Resource on your shelf you don’t use: The Making of America Favorite Resource: A Thomas Jefferson Education for the Twenty-first Century Least Favorite Resource(that you use often): Saxon Math Resource that you wish you hadn’t spent good money on: So far nothing YAY! 3 Resources which you OWN that you’d […]

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