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Entries from September 2008

Sunday Snippet: God’s Wisdom… by Elizabeth George.

September 14th, 2008 · 3 Comments

If you are looking for exquisitely beautiful picture books for children, then look no further. My children love and adore these books. Elizabeth George has carefully selected and crafted the words of the book of Proverbs into a readable and memorable way. Making it easy for small people to place God’s word on their heart. […]

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Saturday Spot: The Bread Bin…

September 14th, 2008 · 5 Comments

As I start this post I realize that around our house we have a number of items that are not as they appear to be: We store bread in the microwave, it is big enough and we don’t really use it otherwise – we call it the bread bin. We store our plastic storage goodies […]

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Pet’s – We Don’t…

September 13th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Since I mentioned that Hood #4 was desperate for a penguin in The Week That Was – 11, I thought I would post a little Home Truth about pets. We don’t have any. Firstly I should mention that the Hoods hotly desire to own all sorts of beasties and creatures of the fury or slimy […]

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The Week That Was – 11.

September 13th, 2008 · 4 Comments

We didn’t celebrate spring – we froze to death and it poured with rain. The rocky wall in our kitchen, which backs directly onto the mountain, kind of brings the outside in during this weather… more in than modern man might want it to be. So we hunkered down… And so to escape, we went […]

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Se7en of the Best Art History Resources for Kids.

September 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This post follows from the previous post: Se7en of the Best Art Appreciation Resources for Kids. When it comes to teaching art history and art appreciation we have a two fold attack. Immersion mentioned in the previous post and practice, which I am going to talk about here. We usually have a painting of the […]

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Se7en of the Best Art Appreciation Resources for Kids.

September 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

One of the nice things about homeschooling is that you have time to teach your kids about great classical artists as you wander down a timeline. And even better you can stop and dwell on any artist whenever the need arises. Not just because its good for them, but how nice to grow up with […]

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Birthday Message for…

September 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The Father Person. We Hope You Have a Fabulous Day. We have a Secret Surprise for You, When You Get Home. With lots of love, from your whole

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