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Macaroni Monday

STOP! Alliterate and Listen!

In this homeschooling home, there are ample opportunities for learning lurking around every corner. Recently, I happened to slowly slip around a dark and dangerous corner called, “Lessons in Alliteration.” This is my story. (Law and Order music ensues….) This year, I’m working on teaching my first grade son about how authors can make the […]

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Growing Readers

We all know you are supposed to read to your children and the huge benefit our children receive from that, right?  But I admit, I didn’t really read to my kids, especially as babies. Maybe it was fatigue or just the thought of one more thing on my to do list. The fact is I myself am […]

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