Monthly Archives: May 2013

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May 30, 2013
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Just a reminder… You can follow our blog by clicking the FOLLOW button in the lower right hand corner.  It will notify you via email when we post on Vaughnshire.  After a long break, I am picking back up writing about farm life and will be blogging a homeschooling journal for the coming school year. …

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Homeschooling Journal Entry 2: Great Expectations and Perfect Progress

May 30, 2013
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Homeschooling Journal Entry 2:  Great Expectations and Perfect Progress

The end of one school year has me already planning for the next.  I have great expectations for this coming school year!  …Not perfect expectations but adventurous expectations that I will consider a live experiment of sorts and hopefully remember to laugh when I feel like crying. As the end of our school year comes…

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Why it is so hard to get farm eggs?

May 29, 2013
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Why it is so hard to get farm eggs?

It may not seem like a difficult task but we sometimes experience difficulty in getting the eggs from the farm safely into the house.  Sometimes it is due to weather conditions…not enough sunlight hours to promote good laying. Sometimes we have plenty of eggs but the kid carrying in the basket trips over the goat…

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Starting a Homeschooling Journal: Entry 1

May 24, 2013
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Starting a Homeschooling Journal:   Entry 1

I have been a homeschooling my children since the very beginning. I have been stretched and challenged in the past many years and have had to learn how to adapt our home education efforts and goals to accommodate our large family. Far from perfect– it is a imperfect work in progress. When I am tempted…

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Mother’s Day Thoughts

May 13, 2013
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Mother’s Day Thoughts

Until I became a mother, I didn’t really (I mean REALLY) realize how much work, effort and sacrifice the noble calling of motherhood required.  It’s nice to have one day a year that the tireless sacrifice that motherhood requires be highlighted by our children through cute cards, gifts, flowers, acts of kindness, ….and the “cute” bug they found outside they…

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Taking Time to Enjoy

May 11, 2013
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Taking Time to Enjoy

The children were anxiously awaiting spring after a long winter and cold start to spring.  They dreamed of playing outside and now that it is here it is hard to stay focused on a schedule when the weather is so inviting.  Warm weather also invites all manner of bugs to come out and begin their…

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