Archives for February 2010

Weekend Links

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New on Simple Kids- Slowing Down: Taking the Time to Make Some Time

Do you ever feel rushed as you plow through a day at home with your family?

Then head over to Simple Kids today, where Kara is writing about ways to halt the rush and usher some extra time into your life. From her post:

“What busy parent doesn’t wish for more time in the day?

While I may not be able to actually create an extra hour, I have found that I can give myself the illusion of more time. When life has been hectic, and things are starting to feel rough around the edges, I know that I need to take the time to make some time.”

Head here to read the rest!

New on Simple Bites: Simplify Dinner with a One-Pot Meal

Homeschooling families know the challenge it can be to keep up with a day full of learning, and then have to tackle dinner plans as well.

That’s why I know you’ll enjoy today’s post on Simple Bites, where Aimee discusses one-pot meals. From her post:

“One-pot meals are like the footie pajamas of the family table; cozy, familiar, and easy to throw on. They offer the pleasure of home cooking assembled with little fuss and minimal clean-up…”

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Weekend Links & Giveaway Winner

And after 1,006 entries, the winner of the amazing Simple Homeschool Launch Week Giveaway package is…….
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An Ounce of Prevention

We homeschool year round.  This means that we take breaks as we need them, which usually ends up being in December, April and August.  As a result, we school for three semesters each year.  Each semester looks different from the previous one.  For example, in the summer months we often end up homeschooling on the road.

During each break, I look over our goals and accomplishments and decide what needs to be prioritized for the next school semester. Having several times set aside to evaluate allows me to stay on top of each child’s education.

Some steps I take to make sure our priorities match up with our yearly goals:

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