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Education

3 Stargazing Apps For Every Smartphone

Stargazing App Summer is a time to relax and put the schedule aside. It doesn’t always work that way, though. And at the end of the day your mind goes over the 872 things you did that day and the odometer on the car that seems to spin like you’re looking for the $1.00 space […]

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If You Give A Girl An Android Phone …

You should have seen the look on my face when I received (free of cost to me from Verizon Wireless) the Samsung Galaxy S4 phone. It was probably pretty obvious from my stunned look I had no clue what I was really holding. I’m an iPhone user. Look around me and you will find I’m surrounded […]

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New Book For Disney Lovers – Kingdom Keepers VI: Dark Passage

Just before her 7th birthday, the coming together of our love for Disney and quality reading suitable for an advanced reader hit the shelves. Ridley Pearson launched the Kingdom Keepers (affiliate link) series. With 5 teens tasked with saving the Magic Kingdom, Ridley Pearson takes readers along this journey. For the first time there was a […]

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Introduce A Girl To Engineering #STEMChat (2/20/13)

She wants to be a chemist. My daughter told me that when she was about 6 years old. She was pretty sure that’s what she wanted to be when she grew up. And then she asked, “Girls can be chemists right?” I consider myself fortunate that I could answer her with an emphatic “yes” because […]

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Whose Responsibility Is It To Teach Our Children … About Sexual Abuse Prevention

Whether you homeschool or send your child(ren) to a public or private school, at some point your children will learn what to do in case of a fire, how to be safe around water, who to talk to if they’re being bullied. Depending on where you live there also may be tornado, earthquake, or hurricane […]

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Can Teaching Excellence Become The Norm Again?

I have friends who are teachers in the K-12 levels. I think we all do. One of my best friends when I was a tween/teen is a teacher (getting her Ph.D. now!) and administrator. I admire teachers a great deal for many reasons. One of which is that they do something I could never do. […]

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Traveling To Italy

In spring 2012, I am taking BabyGirl on her first trip to Italy! I’m so excited because it will also be my first time to Italy. We will be traveling with a homeschool group and the trip is primarily educational. I was thrilled to join the group for this experience that will take us to […]

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Mamavation Monday: I’m working on a Ph.D in Life

I have 3 degrees already, and I’ve joked with CycleGuy that I want to go back to school to get a Ph.D. But because I already have more degrees than he does, he says he gets first crack at the next graduate degree. That has always sounded fair. But I’m still hungry to learn. And […]

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Waiting For Superman

On Tuesday, BabyGirl and I attended a special screening of the documentary Waiting For Superman. WOW! What an amazing film. I’ve been following the buzz about it for several months and watched the trailer back in May some time. I’d heard the buzz from Sundance. I had high expectations and I was not disappointed. The […]

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Teachers That Shape Us

As a homeschooling mom, one of the most exciting things I get to do is share my love of knowledge and learning. Yah, I’m one of those girls that likes math and science. And fortunately, in high school I had many other girls to keep me company. Trig, Physics, Calculus, all classes that I really […]

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