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Neverending Chocolate Cake

A couple of months ago we started following the Feingold Program to help with food sensitivities, hyperactivity and some other negative behaviors that we were seeing in the little princess.  So far it has made an extremely positive impact on … Continue reading

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Chia Herb Garden

Our family is definitely not a DIY family we are much more of a semi-homemade type family.  If I can find a kit or shortcut to accomplish some goals I am all for it.  We wanted to learn about plants … Continue reading

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It has been awhile

I have not been posting regularly because quite frankly I’m not always sure what to write about.  Things have been going well and we have fallen into a pretty regular pattern for our home schooling days, the morning are fairly … Continue reading

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Our First Disney World Field Trip!

Things have been a little quiet at Reed Academy because we took a week off to vacation in Orlando.  We had a great time!  We were able to spend the long weekend with extended family and then we spent several … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Workboxes Wednesday? What Happened?

As some of you have noticed I did not have a workbox update this Wednesday.  Why?  Well several reasons actually not the least of which is the fact that our workboxes this week are exactly the same as they were … Continue reading

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Review: Time4Learning

Time4Learning Pros: Complete curriculum, flexible and customizable, includes lesson plans and offline worksheets and activites, very engaging and interacive, makes it fun for kids to learn.  Great reporting tools, forums to share ideas with other parents. Cons: Can be difficult … Continue reading

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Review: Sue Patrick’s Workbox System

Sue Patrick’s Workbox System Pros: Very easy to use, super flexible, inexpensive, expandable, good for any number of students, great for visual learners and children with special needs Cons: Can be difficult to decide what to fill your boxes with, … Continue reading

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Review: Home School Curriculum Planner

Home School Curriculum Planner – Curriculum for Home School Pros: Easy to use, see entire year at a glance, flexible, reusable Cons: Can be overwhelming to think about planning everything for the entire year Flexible home school lesson planner. Use … Continue reading

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Home School Organization

I knew if I was going to be successful at home schooling I was going to have to find a way to get organized and manage our time. I am not the most organized person by nature but if I … Continue reading

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How am I going to manage teaching my kid?

Our system works for us and I think could work for most home schools whether you are dealing with a child with learning challenges or not. We use a secular curriculum from a variety of sources and try to keep … Continue reading

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