The Simple Woman’s Daybook for September 9, 2019
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook for September 9, 2019

For Today… September 9, 2019 Outside my window… the night is starting to fall. I am thinking… about Education Philosophy, Anthropology, and Theology and how they fit together. I am thankful… for Kroger Pick-Up groceries. I was able to order and pick up the week’s groceries all in a single day. I am wearing… sweat pants…

Hobbies and the Homeschool Mom
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Hobbies and the Homeschool Mom

I’ve been writing a series for PamBarnhill.com about Hobbies and the Homeschool Mom.  When I told Jason about it, he asked, “What’s your hobby?” And, frankly I don’t really have one. I’m a dilletante.  I dabble.  Occasionally. A look at the variety of boards I have on Pinterest will show that clearly. I decorate three…

Wednesdays with Words: Vital Hold
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Wednesdays with Words: Vital Hold

You know how sometimes when you start considering an ideas, it starts to show up in all sorts of places. What is the place of generalization as we educate our children in the 21st Century? What is the place of specialization?  So many educators – of the homeschool and school variety – are enamored by…

So you think you want to homeschool
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So you think you want to homeschool

When I found out about homeschooling, I was shocked. Then I watched and thought and was intrigued. Then I decided that it was what I wanted to do. Then I fell in love with and married a man who was all for homeschooling our future family. Then we had a baby (and two more). I…

Podcast Addicted: The Scholé Sisters Podcast
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Podcast Addicted: The Scholé Sisters Podcast

I doubt it will come as a surprise that The Scholé Sisters Podcast is next on my list. This is a brand new podcast, just starting in January with only a handful of episodes so far. But what episodes they are! I love how conversational on really deep topics these are. The Scholé Sisters (Brandy, Mystie,…

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for February 8, 2016
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook for February 8, 2016

For Today… February 8, 2016 Outside my window…. it’s dark but the first edges of sun are peeping about the horizon. I am thinking… about the myriad things I need to do today. I should work in my bullet journal to straighten out my thoughts. I am thankful… for another year with family and friends…

Our Weekly Amble for February 1-5, 2016
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Our Weekly Amble for February 1-5, 2016

Despite N-boy’s sickness, we had a pretty good week. I think there are several reasons for this. The first is that for my personal weekly goals I included “Play two games with each child this week. They can overlap.” Because I put it on my week’s to-do list, I gave myself permission to play games….