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Month: August 2016

Growing up in Atlanta

Growing up in Atlanta

Written by Savannah Hi! My name is Savannah and today is my 7th birthday! I live in Atlanta, Georgia with my mom, my dad, my two younger sisters, and my cat. I love where I live! I have lived here all my life. We live just outside Atlanta in a house that is 55 years old! There are lots of big trees in my neighborhood, and the roads are a little hilly. I have my own room, but my two…

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Give Your Child the World: Week 8 – Australia, Oceania, & Polar Regions

Give Your Child the World: Week 8 – Australia, Oceania, & Polar Regions

See this post for an explanation of this Summer Book Club. Check out the Australia, Oceania, and Polar Regions post at Simple Homeschool, for free printables and other ideas. Our final week of our summer book club! This section seemed a little catch-all, going from the frigid polar areas to the warm Australia. :-) So I tried to choose books from all the different regions. And of course, as soon as I saw one of the books was titled “Elizabeth”,…

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Give Your Child the World: Week 7 – Latin America

Give Your Child the World: Week 7 – Latin America

See this post for an explanation of this Summer Book Club. Check out the Latin America post at Simple Homeschool, for free printables and other ideas. Hooray, Latin America! This is my favorite region, for obvious reasons. :) I love sharing my background with my kids. I wish I could have done a little more to celebrate the week in other ways, but we started school full-time this week and I’ve been distracted. Best intentions and all that. ;) (All…

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Give Your Child the World: Week 6 – Asia

Give Your Child the World: Week 6 – Asia

See this post for an explanation of this Summer Book Club. Check out the Asia post at Simple Homeschool, for free printables and other ideas. This past week we read about Asia! (My girls didn’t feel very cooperative for the picture, haha!) I am so behind on this, but getting closer! ;-) This post is going to be shorter I think because I need to just finish it… it’s been sitting here half a week and I’ve just not had…

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Give Your Child the World: Week 5 – Middle East

Give Your Child the World: Week 5 – Middle East

See this post for an explanation of this Summer Book Club. Check out the Middle East post at Simple Homeschool, for free printables and other ideas. I’m behind again. :) Week 5 was actually last week, and we are still working our way through the books. The Middle East is a tough area of the world, and Jamie Martin (the author) chose to only include books on her list starting at age 6. (Instead of age 4, like the other…

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