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by MelissaB
Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: Ideas - Creation to the Greeks
Topic: CTG - Week 1 (including the Sabbath & Creation)
Replies: 52
Views: 38839

Re: CTG - Week 1 (including the Sabbath & Creation)

Hi, all - We just finished Week 1. Our family really enjoyed the Sabbath activities! We used the Altoids mint box idea for our spice box (Thanks, Lainie! :) ). The bread recipe in the book was delicious. And while "resting" on Saturday was a challenge, we did it, and it was one of the most restful &...
by MelissaB
Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - Behind - Finding Peace and/or Catching Up
Replies: 94
Views: 27232

Re: Need advice on what to do....we are so behind

Hi, Annie - I would stop, regroup, and start fresh with the new curriculum in the fall, in everything except math. I'm not one to skip anything. We try to be very diligent in our home. But sometimes life presents things that are out of our control. If a child gets sick while attending a school, the ...
by MelissaB
Tue Jun 21, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: MFW-K and state requirements for social studies, days,
Replies: 16
Views: 7541

Re: questions about starting K

Hi, AnneMarie - We just finished the K curriculum. It's wonderful! Our daughter finished the year reading (& loves it!!), counting money, adding, subtracting, counting by 10s.... She learned so much from the extra books the curriculum recommends, and the times we spent snuggled on the couch reading ...
by MelissaB
Fri Apr 15, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: Ideas - Exploring Countries and Cultures
Topic: Weeks 9-11 Brazil
Replies: 63
Views: 62807

Re: Weeks 9-11 Brazil

We just finished reading the biography of Nate Saint's sister, Rachel Saint. It's an amazing story! The story of Nate Saint isn't complete without learning how Rachel Saint reached the tribe for Christ after her brother's death. (We ordered it from the same company, YWAM Publishing. I think it was $...
by MelissaB
Sun Oct 24, 2010 2:02 pm
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Schedule - Ideas when first weeks are taking too long
Replies: 19
Views: 6858

Re: overwhelmed

Our family is doing ECC and K curriculums this year. I can often feel overwhelmed. As HS moms, we're not just teachers: we're the teacher, the school nurse, the principal, the lunchlady, the janitor - we do it all! as well as try to be loving wives and mothers and homemakers. I can't do it all perfe...