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Learning to Read: How My Natural Reader Began Reading

— I have four children who have always been homeschooled. They learned to read in four very different ways, though there are some important similarities too (all four have me for a mother, after all). This is the first in a series of posts examining how each of my children learned to read. — Noa

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A Pox on My House!

Chicken pox has blessedly come and now just as blessedly gone for my four now-immune children. The pox parties are over (yes, a few people wanted to come over); life is returning to normal. Expect new posts very soon! 🙂 Yes, Lock has some on his tongue, Kyro has one directly on his lower eyelid, and

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Pecans = Math

About seven years ago …  “Look, Mom, I broke my pecan in half.” “Mmm-hmmm. Does it taste better that way?” “Now I broke both halves in half. Now I eat them!” “Wow! Do you know that when you break a half in half, it’s called a fourth?” “A fourth?” “Yeah, look. I’ll break this pecan

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