Saturday Morning Review
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Saturday Morning Review

I’ve spent the morning with these two books: my ScholĂ© Sisters Reading Log and my Full Focus Planner. My Reading Log hosts both my ScholĂ© Sisters 5×5 and Literary Life #19in2020 book challenges. I updated my current reading and checked off a couple of books! I also went in and wrote some notes about Gilgamesh…

Our Weekly Amble for September 18-22, 2017
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Our Weekly Amble for September 18-22, 2017

Phew. Another solid week. Another overall good week where we accomplished almost all of what I wanted to. I returned to #uppingmybreakfastgame and made breakfast almost every – and the day I didn’t we had leftovers. Yay me. It does make a difference, though. We walked the dog every morning before school. That’s a total…

Our Weekly Amble for January 2-6, 2017
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Our Weekly Amble for January 2-6, 2017

Back in the saddle. We’ve had a busy week for our final break week – but much of it has been done at home. On Monday, we watched football and were mostly slugs. Well, Jason and N-boy took the dog for a hike. And we took down the Christmas tree.  But otherwise we were mostly…

Wednesdays with Words: Surrender … Take On
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Wednesdays with Words: Surrender … Take On

I’m very slowly (very slowly) reading Sarah Mackenzie’s Teaching from Rest. A couple of weeks ago I posted a quote from the Introduction.  Now, I’m posting from early in the first chapter. Seriously, slowly. But, the ideas from her words make an impact and require mulling and turning over and over – at least for me….

Our Weekly Amble for August 17-21, 2015
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Our Weekly Amble for August 17-21, 2015

So, I did one of these posts about a month ago in July, then we went on vacation. We had a week of preparation, where we did some lessons, cleaned, and packed. We had the week of vacation itself, which was a wonderful time. We came home and had a pre-planned reset week where we…

Our Weekly Amble for February 16-20, 2015
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Our Weekly Amble for February 16-20, 2015

We have officially finished our first half-term of six weeks.  What a great first term it has been.  Don’t get me wrong, we have had token fighting over school work and bad attitudes have been righted on a daily basis.  There is still a lot of detraining of bad habits to be done and retraining…