I got a Kindle!

We’re running out of bookshelf space. Well actually, that’s not quite true; we’ve already run out of bookshelf space. The bookshelves are overfull, and since some of them are on the wall above my side of the bed, I often fear one will eventually give out and crush me. In addition to space, there’s also [...]

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Read 10 books get 1 free at Borders or Waldenbooks

http://media.bordersstores.com/pdf/summerreading.pdf From 5/4/10 – 8/26/10, children (12 and under) can read 10 books, list them on the printable pdf,  and choose a free book (from books listed on the pdf).

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San Jose School district may make volunteering mandatory

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_15033738?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com I think it’s sad that there are people who  care so little about their child’s education that this even needs to be required. “Mesa points out that many parents simply lack time to spend at school.” How can one not have time for their child’s education? 30 hours a school year would take  little [...]

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What curriculum do you use?

Since several people have asked me that question… We don’t use a purchased curriculum, but we do loosely follow The Well-Trained Mind. We also use Our Preschool Homeschool a lot. Every Monday I look at OPH’s lesson plan, and change our cork-board (instead of making posters). I do a color and shape each week instead [...]

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