Happy Birthday, Jacob!!

Tracy / October 16, 2012

This has been an amazing year to watch, my dear Jacob! You are a man. I’m so very proud of you and look forward to all you will do and become in this new year. I pray that the Lord will continue to inspire you and draw you closer to Him. I love you! Mama

This Week on Pinterest- Wreath and Fall “L”

Tracy / October 15, 2012

I’m staying on top of these Pinterest projects. I fear having the ideas build up and sit there useless, so we’re trying to pick a few projects to try each week, (if time allows, more). This last week, we made the fall wreath for our door. I used the idea I found here. Our wreath was made from styrofoam (speaking…

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Baby Jackson and Joshua

Tracy / October 15, 2012

There are just some days that Jackson wants his biggest brother. It’s really sweet….he can be falling apart, Joshua snuggles him up on his shoulder and he’s out!

Happy Birthday, Emma!

Tracy / October 13, 2012

My dear little 7 year old! I often think you color my world with bright shades and beautiful scenes. I could sit forever and watch you at play. I’m so grateful for you in our home. I love you and wish you the happiest of birthdays! With my love, Mama

Sunday Morning

Tracy / October 11, 2012

Paul has always said, “the person who wrote “Easy Like Sunday Morning”, did not have children to dress for church!”. A week ago Sunday, we were having one of THOSE days. You know the one where you start with the best of intentions and everything seems to go backwards from the moment your eyes open. To be honest, Saturday night,…

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Teach Your Child to Read– Phonics/Reading

http://www.LinesFromTheVine.com Phonics
Tracy / October 10, 2012

We are asked about the phonics curriculum we use quite often. Honestly, most things change from year to year, but we have managed to find a few “keepers”. Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons remains our main phonics curriculum. Years ago, when we first started to think about homeschooling our children, this was suggested by my uncle…

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