Blueberry Math

Blueberry Math

The other morning I got up early to make a sheet of Baked Blueberry Pancakes for breakfast. I serve baked pancakes frequently and asked our four year old whether she wanted me to make chocolate chip, strawberry, raspberry or blueberry this time... and blueberry it...

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{pretty, happy, funny, real}

{pretty, happy, funny, real}

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life with Like Mother, Like Daughter. ~{pretty}Cranberry ThanksgivingI found this book displayed in the kitchen the other night… I think someone (one of the girls) is hinting that it's time to read it again and bake...

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Our School Year in Review

Our School Year in Review

I started working on this post months ago and finally had a chance to get back to it last Friday, converting it into another "Seven Quick Takes" post.  Of course I ran out of time to finish it then, but am wrapping it up this morning or else it will never get...

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Seven Not-So-Quick Takes :: Our School Year in Review and a Few of Our Plans for Next Year

Seven Not-So-Quick Takes :: Our School Year in Review and a Few of Our Plans for Next Year

I've been spending a lot of time the past couple months making plans for our next school year, deciding which programs we will continue and where we will be making changes.  Here is the link to our original Curriculum Plans :: 2012-2013.   — 1...

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Candy Math

Candy Math

Even though we attend a party on All Hallows' Eve, our children save their candy till after Mass on the actual feast of All Saints. This year I decided to have the boys graph their candy, and they loved the idea!Apparently my boys really like caramels... Sure wish it...

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.

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Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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