Pens and Pencils – Week 5 of the August Challenge

When it comes to writing implements, people can be very particular. Everyone has their own preferred pen or pencil brand, type, or style. Some like to buy their favorite type by the box to ensure they do not run out at the worst time (think filling out a homeschool lesson planner that is color coded) … Read more

Celebrating the Seasons

“Celebrations are the ritualized interruptions in the continuum of daily life which remind us who we are, where we came from and where we are going.” -Milo Shannon-Thornberry  How do you celebrate the season? Celebrating the different seasons is done differently all over the world. I first heard about celebrating the different seasons when I … Read more

Homeschool Mascots

If you attended a public school or college, do you remember your school’s mascot? Was it a live animal like Stella the great horned owl for Temple University?  Or perhaps the Nittany Lion of Penn State which represents the mountain lions that used to roam freely in Pennsylvania? Or maybe your school mascot represented a … Read more

Homeschool Shopping

Who loves back to school commercials? Even though our children don’t go back to school in the traditional sense, I love seeing the commercials advertising notebooks, pens, pencils, and more! Walking through the back to school aisles in the store can be so much fun. Brand new boxes of crayons, stacks of construction paper, fancy … Read more

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