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About Oakblossoms

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    Libraries, books, writing, nature, animals, vegetarianism

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  1. He can read and comprehend at a High School Level. But, his writing and grammar skills are not at level. We have been using Monarch for the last year and they are not improving. (I know Monarch isn't a great curriculum. But, unfortunately, I had to go back to work full-time this past year. We were trying to come up with some kind of compromise to get work done while we all adjusted.) I'm looking for advice on curriculum that could help him get caught up. A curriculum that is easy to implement and doesn't have a lot of extras. Does anyone have any thoughts?
  2. In the past, I have used mostly apologia or unit studies with my older kids. My oldest two are grown and my teen is using Monarch (his choice). I now work full-time in the evenings. I have limited time for planned and grading. I’m looking for something that will work for a 9 year old girl and 7 year old boy (who is just reading and not writing by himself yet). I need them to do science together. I don’t want to plan. I’m not looking to have the next amazing scientist. I just want to make sure we do some science this year. I have been looking at The Good and the Beautiful because th
  3. Watching Sweet Home Alabama for the millionth time

  4. I think he found a house!

  5. About once a month I come up with some great idea on how to reorganize my life ;)

  6. Just got the fake christmas tree out of storage even thought I live in the Pacific Northwest. Real trees are such a pain.

    1. SunnyDays


      We've always had a fake... allergies here, a real tree would not work!!

    2. In the Rain

      In the Rain

      real trees can harbor wasp nests. eek!

  7. Thank you! I do like it here. I just have to not covet other family's journey. We have fun and I need to focus on us.

  8. Hey Heather,

    Could you tell me what the title of that homeschooling speech book you brought to the park? Thanks!!

  9. Hey again-- just checked out your blog. Very excited to find more Waldorf-y inspiration!!

  10. I love your website. Thanks for sharing!

  11. Thanks for the friend request! :)

  12. Thanks for sharing your SOTW 3 schedule. It's helping me tons.

  13. Thank you for the girlie message. We've started to receive little tiny cute baby girl clothes. I'm so excited!


    I never knew about this message thingie. It's so neat.

  14. Just had to put something cute & girly over here after seeing your post about your upcoming addition being a girl!



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