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    The Ups, Downs, Ins, and Outs of Pandemic Schooling

    On March 13th, 2020, our school was closed last minute so teachers could discuss and make plans for distance learning in case it became necessary due to COVID-19. Here we are two months later, in-classroom school is canceled for the…

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    Days in Isolation – Birthdays are NOT Cancelled

    As we practice social distancing in an attempt to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to find new ways to do “normal”. Our first test came on March 20th as our sweet and sassy seven year old…

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    Grace for the Resistant (aka Forced) Home Schooler

    So here we are forced into “social distancing” by a terrible virus. If we can’t be social, it means are kids cannot go to school. How many people are feeling panicked? I know it is scary. For those of us…

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    Celebrating the Season of Advent

    **This post contains affiliate links, which help us fund our site at no additional cost to you. The Christmas season is full of hustle and bustle. Everywhere you turn there are lights, decorations, Santa Clause, and Christmas elves.  It is…

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    Passing on Family Traditions – My First Thanksgiving

    Family traditions are the back bone of our holidays. As a child, I always knew what to expect from any given holiday. I knew where it was going to be held, what the menu would be, and who would be…