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Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-19-2013, 04:48 AM
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Posted By Handsomesmomma
Has anyone used this? My oldest son struggles...

Has anyone used this?
My oldest son struggles with math confidence and is a little slower to learn the concepts and we are really taking it slow this year to make sure he does not get overwhelmed. ...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   01-19-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Hello all!!! I was wondering if anyone had...

Hello all!!!
I was wondering if anyone had anything to offer to help find some resources/books to teach math using manipulatives?  I have three boys ages 5, 8 and 10 and would like to dive more...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   12-31-2010, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Handsomesmomma
Early Happy New Year everyone! I was...

Early Happy New Year everyone!

I was wondering if anyone has any resources for teaching beginner french to an 8 and 6 yo?  My sons are expressing interest and my three years of french in hs are...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   11-24-2010, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Handsomesmomma
I was wondering is anyone had any knit patterns...

I was wondering is anyone had any knit patterns (not too difficult) for Christmas tree ornaments?
 
 
 
Thank you so much!
Ann-Marie
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-10-2010, 01:11 PM
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Views: 318
Posted By Handsomesmomma
We switched to Saxon math after first quarter...

We switched to Saxon math after first quarter last year and we have loved it! The others are right and you can begin whenever you want. I hope you and your son love it too! My son who was previously...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   10-04-2010, 07:53 PM
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Posted By Handsomesmomma
How structured are your days? I have been...

How structured are your days?
I have been questioning if I should structure my afternoons more with my boys. I usually leave it pretty free and like to encourage free time for play for a good chunk...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-29-2010, 11:41 AM
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Views: 342
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Does anyone know of a site that has lowercase...

Does anyone know of a site that has lowercase alphabet with just the letters? I have found alot of ones that have one letter per page and cute little things that begin with the letter, but, I really...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2010, 03:58 PM
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Views: 248
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Thanks Aimee...

Thanks Aimee http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2010, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Handsomesmomma
Want to share notes? I have a very busy 3 1/2...

Want to share notes?
I have a very busy 3 1/2 yo who I have decided to have stay home for preschool due to numerous food allergies. My oldest two had gone to preschool so this is a new swing to...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   09-02-2010, 03:42 PM
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Views: 341
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Two weeks into the new year and I am not...

Two weeks into the new year and I am not enjoying my choice for grammar for this year. I hate that the books we used the past few years does not continue with this year.

Any thoughts would be...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2010, 03:20 PM
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Views: 412
Posted By Handsomesmomma
I really like that other book you mentioned Amy....

I really like that other book you mentioned Amy.

For BF, did you just get the books individually or did you get the Early American History Primary Study Guide too? I was thinking of just picking...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2010, 09:50 AM
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Views: 480
Posted By Handsomesmomma
I have been immersing myself in getting more...

I have been immersing myself in getting more familiar with her methods and am thinking of adapting some of her philosophies/methods in what we do.

I would love to hear what others have to say.
...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   07-07-2010, 09:48 AM
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Views: 412
Posted By Handsomesmomma
I wanted to see what others had to say about...

I wanted to see what others had to say about them.
They look great!



Ann-Marie
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-30-2010, 08:42 AM
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Views: 237
Posted By Handsomesmomma
I bought this one last year at RR and love it. I...

I bought this one last year at RR and love it. I was going to make one like it, but, decided to buy it. You could easily make the same thing.

...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-24-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Oh I am not really looking for any books...

Oh I am not really looking for any books specifically. I just LOVE books and cannot get enough of them and love to hear what you are all fond of...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-23-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,158
Posted By Handsomesmomma
If you were to list three must have books for...

If you were to list three must have books for home schooling what would they be?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Has he taken the test before or was this his...

Has he taken the test before or was this his first try?
My son took it last year for the first time and we had practiced with Spectrum book tests to get him familiar with it. This year he took it...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-22-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Handsomesmomma
You will probably be pleasantly surprised with...

You will probably be pleasantly surprised with what you can find through Yahoo. When I began I found three different homeschool groups in my area. I remember well how overwhelmed ( in a good way) I...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-21-2010, 07:04 PM
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Views: 277
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Us too! Have you started yet? I am thinking of...

Us too! Have you started yet? I am thinking of beginning with birds since the boys are really interested in them and we have lots in our own backyard.
What are you working on?

Ann-Marie
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-20-2010, 08:11 PM
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Views: 277
Posted By Handsomesmomma
We are about to start one and we are very...

We are about to start one and we are very excited about it http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
I have had the Handbook of Nature book for a while and am finally cracking it open....
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-18-2010, 10:57 AM
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Views: 315
Posted By Handsomesmomma
I would love to hear what people thought of it....

I would love to hear what people thought of it. I am thinking of using it this year and wanted to get some feedback first.


Many thanks...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-17-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Woohoo!!! It's here...

Woohoo!!! It's here http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-16-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Handsomesmomma
We love art here and do it almost every day. ...

We love art here and do it almost every day.

What are your favorite things to use and make?
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-16-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Handsomesmomma
What's WTM? I am pretty tired right now and that...

What's WTM? I am pretty tired right now and that acronym isn't ringing a bell.
Thanks Angela.

edited to add I knew I was tired http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif I know...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   06-15-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Handsomesmomma
Thanks for all of the ideas! I had been thinking...

Thanks for all of the ideas! I had been thinking of Noeo Science, but, after checking out R.E.A.L. Science Odyssey I am interested in learning more about it. It looks great!!! I looked at the Life...
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