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    Yesterday, 03:06 PM
    Hi Kittey, These are feelings all of us have or have had. I worried all the way through homeschooling high school! (Admittedly, if worrying was a...
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    02-27-2020, 09:01 PM
    If you are looking for some already done lesson plans, the Penguin Guides and Glencoe sites have several covering some commonly read novels. It...
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    02-26-2020, 11:40 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 2/25 in Roll Call
    Here is how it looks this morning. The first is the front yard, the second is how the garden looks now (no where close to planting time), and the...
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    02-26-2020, 11:37 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 2/25 in Roll Call
    Even with the partial weight gain back, this is phenomenal progress!! I hadn't thought much about it before, but your 3 categories are a pretty good...
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    02-25-2020, 07:23 PM
    inmom started a thread Roll Call, 2/25 in Roll Call
    Mardi Gras party went well--everything was yummy and we all felt like "stuffed little piggies," to quote one of the guests. The warmer temps...
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    02-21-2020, 10:52 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 2/18 in Roll Call
    RTB, are you still working with the refugees?
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    02-21-2020, 10:51 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 2/18 in Roll Call
    DH spends a lot of time putting the menu together--some stand by recipes and some new ones every year. Luckily, most of these we can make a day or...
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    02-21-2020, 10:46 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 2/18 in Roll Call
    So happy your daughter is doing better, RTB. Also, the birds seem extra chirpy around here as well, even yesterday when the high temp was 10! ...
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    02-18-2020, 03:21 PM
    inmom started a thread Roll Call, 2/18 in Roll Call
    My apologies for being AWOL a bit. Between shoveling our drive and our neighbor's drive after snow falls, tutoring, and my math classes, the days...
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    02-07-2020, 02:36 PM
    I think you are referring to HomeschoolScienceGeek? Her blog has ALL kinds of resources--I've referred to it often. Saadia, it looks like she has...
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    02-05-2020, 09:04 AM
    I am biased because I love physics, but a very readable text is Conceptual Physics by Paul Hewitt. It's supposed to be for high school, but my kids...
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    02-04-2020, 11:58 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 1/28 in Roll Call
    So very tempting!! :p
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    02-04-2020, 11:56 AM
    inmom replied to a thread 4-H in Homeschooling Extracurriculars
    I'm so sorry you had a disappointing time. Maybe ask around and see what other groups are like. You do NOT have to belong to a club closest to...
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    02-04-2020, 11:29 AM
    inmom started a thread Roll Call, 2/4 in Roll Call
    We had two days of sun in a row! With temps in the 50s!!! It was absolutely beautiful. Now back to gray, windy, wind chill in the 20s or below,...
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    02-04-2020, 11:12 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 1/28 in Roll Call
    I have to admit that I chuckled when I read this. We always used to threaten the kids with building a toilet fountain in the front yard, using old...
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    02-04-2020, 11:09 AM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 1/28 in Roll Call
    EXCELLENT! I love how excited kids can get.
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    01-31-2020, 08:45 AM
    I'm at the other end of the homeschooling journey! I'll answer regarding the entire time frame, not just when they were young. 1) Played more. ...
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    01-31-2020, 08:42 AM
    Welcome Shyla, Alexsmom has given you some great advice. I am also a Hoosier and a former public school teacher. I too am disgusted by the teach...
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    01-30-2020, 01:20 PM
    inmom replied to a thread Roll Call, 1/28 in Roll Call
    I don't mean to make light of the situation, but I can't help thinking we should check the Pandemic Board Game from our local library again and try...
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