Category: homeschool

Now Thank We All Our God

We’ve been adding leaves each day during our school time. I love especially that every family member ended up on the tree, although that took four days. And I love that “ice cream,” “sandwiches,” and “food” are separate entries. Also note: this tree is on our ‘school wall,’ which is

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Creative Writing

The Scarecrow Who Loved Hay by Jonas P. Nebel Once upon a time, there was a little scarecrow who loved hay. Whenever he got some hay in him, he got squishier and squishier until he got bones. Then he began to walk and walk, all the way to the airport.

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First Field Trip!

We joined the United Christian Home Schoolers of Owensboro last month, and we got to take our first group field trip this week!A few firefighters showed us around the downtown fire station. We got to see all the gear they wear, the vehicles they use (there was a pump truck,

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What a Colorful World!

For preschool-at-home, we did a week about colors. Susannah absolutely adores “doing school” and woe to the mama who doesn’t have something prepped for every single day, because this kid doesn’t understand the concept of weekends or days off. We made a rainbow flip book (she ripped the Indigo/Violet page

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Sweet September

Man, I love flipping my calendar to September. The promise of cooler fall days ahead – the change in the morning light streaming through the windows – the first day of school – I really love this time of year. Apparently that love of September is genetic, because Jonas woke

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Shoob-i-dee, doob-i-dee….

(translation: this is a post of random ramblings in a lame attempt to catch up a little bit!) I’m on an energy high today. Susannah randomly slept 7 hours straight last night. Gasp! I know. We’d gotten into some bad sleep patterns on our trip (11 days in Georgia) and

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Michelle, a white woman with brown hair, faces the camera with a smile. She wears glasses with clear frames and a shirt that says, "Those Goals Look Good On You."


I write about faith and theology, family and organizational tips. Always a planner at heart, I’m also a Bible study teacher and community volunteer. This is where I share a glimpse of my life, and I hope you’ll find the thoughts here encouraging!



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