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Lord, teach me…

Last Thursday morning, my alarm went off super early. It was in the form of our dog wanting to go outside at 4am for no other reason than to get a treat when she came back in. This came after our son stayed up late, and was followed by the kitten wanting to play leapfrog from our… Continue reading Lord, teach me…

cc cycle 1 · classical conversations · educational choices · homeschooling

How We Do Saxon 1

I have seen A LOT of discussion on the Classical Conversations forums regarding Saxon. Saxon math curriculum is what CC recommends, and because of that, frankly, that is what we chose to start with this year. I have to be honest; we love it. Little Man has always had a knack for numbers, and then… Continue reading How We Do Saxon 1

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Mommy? What is slavery?

Last Thursday was our first day back to our Classical Conversations Community after winter break. It was a crazy day, and it ended with a visit to a friend we hadn’t seen in a while, homemade pizza, and the Little Man and I both crashing by 8:30. Part of CC is learning a timeline of… Continue reading Mommy? What is slavery?

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Mid Year Thoughts from a First Year CC Mom

We are halfway through our first “official” year of homeschool. I say “official” because in Indiana, children do not have to be enrolled in school until the fall of the school year in which they will turn 7, so I don’t technically have to keep records this year (although I am). We have twelve weeks… Continue reading Mid Year Thoughts from a First Year CC Mom