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A Dry Week

What a privilege it is to spend all day with my children. (It’s also a privilege when I get a break now and then. :)) This week I got the former wonderful privilege! A dead bee was on our windowsill, … Continue reading

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When the Teacher Whispers

In Tsonga, the word for “word” as well as “voice” is the same–rito. (So John 1:1 says, “In the beginning was the Rito.”) Well, this week I had lots of words to say, but no rito. I had complete laryngitis … Continue reading

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Building Enduring Paths

What a fun day the kids had today! On Seth’s morning off, he helped them build a Roman road. Then he showed them through the “Romans Road” in the Bible, how that the letter to the Romans includes some of … Continue reading

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Back to “Normal”

We were blessed with a “normal” week. After so many weeks of abnormal, you start to wonder just what normal is. The oldest three members of the family are still expressing draggy-ness from the changes in our lives. That sounds … Continue reading

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Back on Track

Before going on furlough to America, we took some precautionary measures against invaders. And it was a good thing too, considering that they did come. Our first week has involved two big-ticket items for me: undoing those precautions to make … Continue reading

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…Getting Set…

This week was full of birthdays, sickness, and our last week of homeschooling before our furlough in America! We started the week with Seth’s birthday. I am so blessed to have this man for my husband. On Monday morning Callie … Continue reading

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Getting Ready…

This week is one of those weeks where you continue on normal drive but think about upcoming events that will push you to drive on all cylinders. I have one week left of homeschooling Caleb and two weeks left before … Continue reading

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Birthday Boys!

The week before Easter Sunday, we stayed home from church, since both Callie and Carson had fevers, which then manifested themselves in weird outward forms. Carson got a hives-like rash, and Callie got terribly sick to her stomach for a … Continue reading

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If Mountains Are Puddings…

…then this experiment was successful! I tried to make homemade Plaster of Paris for a volcano since we were studying in history possible theories about why the Mycenaeans left the island of Crete. Unfortunately, possible theories about how to make … Continue reading

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We Have a Walker!

Babies are big news at our house this week. Since the last-born often gets least billing, I’ll start with Carson. We have a walker! Carson has begun taking tentative steps a couple of times a day, though he still prefers … Continue reading

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