Along the Alphabet Path {The Plan for 2012-2013}

Along the Alphabet Path {The Plan for 2012-2013}

"Once upon a time there was a little boy named Michael who lived with his family at the edge of a beautiful woods...." And so begins our second adventure learning Along the Alphabet Path!Despite thinking that I might need to come up with a different...

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Hands-On Science

Hands-On Science

Yesterday we went on a field trip to a Hands-On Science Museum that offers over 80 interactive science exhibits, Science Live! performances and tons of hands-on activities! It had been over five years since we had visited this great place, so only our oldest two even...

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Red, White and Boom!

Red, White and Boom!

I hope you all had a fun filled Fourth of July weekend!  Our weekend was a blast, filled with a lots of great friends, delicious food, and ending with a fireworks show late last night.  Chiquita decorated a cake to take to the BBQ we attended on the Fourth,...

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Carnivorous Plants

In our current Botany Lesson on Flowers, the children (the boys especially) loved learning about Carnivorous Plants.   Since one of the projects for this lesson was to "Build a Clay Model of a Flower," Rascal immediately decided to build a Venus Flytrap and then...

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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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