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Standardized Testing Time

Standardized Testing Time

One of the few requirements for homeschooling in Washington is standardized testing. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not the best when it comes to this. My boys both have learning disabilities, and fill in the bubble tests are only just now becoming a possibility for them. There are several testers local to […]

New Friends, Old Friends, Bloggy Friends

Amber

Way back in 2005, when blogging was new to me and I had just begun hanging out on a little site called WordPress.com, I met a girl named Amber, who had a blog called Bringing Good Home. Either I found her, or she found me, through the WordPress Tag Surfer… probably through a “homeschooling” tag. However […]

Adoption: They Grew in My Heart

They Grew in My Heart~ The Momma Knows

I wrote this post for The MOB Society when they first launched, back in 2010. Several of my posts were lost when they had server issues, so I am re-publishing. Enjoy!  ————————- “Oh, you adopted them through foster care?  So you’re not their real mother. What were their real mothers like?” Why is adoption so […]

Raising Boys: Playing With Girls

Raising Boys: Playing With Girls

I wrote this post in 2010 for The MOB Society when they first launched. Several of my posts were lost when they had server issues, so I am re-publishing. Enjoy!  ————————- “BYE!”  My boys took off for next door in a flash, to see if the neighbor girl could play, but they returned almost as […]