Link Roundup Week #3

Link Roundup Week #3

My weekly collection of links I’ve come across and thought others might be interested… I appreciate any feedback about which links you enjoyed reading so I can better know what to share in the future! Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’ Charlotte Mason, an educator in the 1800s whose ideas still inspire schools today (including our homeschool approach) stressed the importance of handicrafts. The practical side of it (being able to create useful things) was obvious to me, but…

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Link Roundup Week #2

Link Roundup Week #2

My weekly collection of links I’ve come across and thought others might be interested… I appreciate any feedback about which links you enjoyed reading so I can better know what to share in the future! The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected I found this a fascinating look at how different socioeconomic levels approach technology with their kids. We have chosen to avoid tablets and smartphones for our kids for the most part (though…

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Weekly link roundup

Weekly link roundup

I like sharing things I’ve found across the web, but I don’t want to annoy people, so I thought I’d do a weekly roundup. If you could leave a comment saying which links you liked best, that will help me know what types of links you want to see shared in the future! Finding Holy in the Suburbs I met Ashley on a message board many years ago, and am really excited about her first book which released this week!…

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Trying my hand at Etsy

Trying my hand at Etsy

When we sold our house last year, I needed some artwork for the wall that weren’t family pictures. I took my camera to downtown Atlanta and ended up framing three black and white pictures of the city I love. A friend was impressed and encouraged me to consider selling my photography. I don’t consider myself a professional by any stretch of the word, and still have a lot to learn. But I have a decent camera and I really enjoy…

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Returning to my bookworm ways

Returning to my bookworm ways

I used to read anything and everything. I always had a book going. Then, I went to college, and I had to read so much for classes that I didn’t really want to read also for fun. Then I graduated and… along came the internet. And Twitter. And Facebook. And I started having babies. And slowly but surely, the number of books I read sank to about… zero. Perhaps I would get through one or two every year, but more…

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