Category Archives: parenting

One Down! Five to Go

Home schooling six kids can be nerve racking to say the least. There are many “What ifs?” in the picture. What if I can’t teach? What if they don’t learn to read? What if they need more help? What if … Continue reading

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Motors on Bikes!

No, not a motorcycle but a motor bike. A bicycle with a motor on it is an incredibly fun ride! The dilemma was that our 16-year-old was feeling the need for wheels and motorized wheels at that. We, however, saw … Continue reading

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Carnival of Chaos~ November 2011

Welcome to the Carnival of Chaos! It has been a busy couple of months for me and in the world. Occupy has spread worldwide. The American media, as well as the police, have shown that they are no better than … Continue reading

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Migration Celebration

Once again it is migration time.  The signs of the changing seasons.  The end and the beginning. We become citizen scientists and report our findings. What better way to study science! Live the science! We look for our visitors around … Continue reading

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Empowered Birth Awareness Week & Carnival Of Chaos Sept. 3,2011!

The Carnival of Chaos shares the stage this time. We have wonderful contributions in all categories. But this time around …….. The first week of September is Empowered Birth Awareness Week (3rd -15th). A week devoted to child-birth at home … Continue reading

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How Much Junk ? Live a Free Life

I came across this and thought ” WOW, I am not the only one who thinks this way!” We try to stay clean and in this world it is not easy.

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For This I am Grateful…..

Manna — When the dew had gone up, there was on the face of the wilderness a fine, flake-like thing, fine as hoarfrost on the ground. When the people of Israel saw it, they said to one another, “What is … Continue reading

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