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10 Tips for Pulling off an Impromptu Getaway

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I’m a planner.  I love having things booked out way in advance to look forward to.  However, sometimes, the plans never seem doable.  There’s no time to spare, no money in the bank, or no hope on the horizon. When those times arise, you need to keep your radar on to seize the unexpected free…

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14 Sneak Peeks into Our Homeschool Life

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So often I find that people see a slice of a person’s life and then produce assumptions based on their limited understanding.  While you can never fully know what’s going on, sometimes it’s fun to get a behind the scenes sneak peek into someone else’s homeschool life. Here’s 14 random bits of information about our…

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Sunday Reflections: School is Back

Sunday Reflections

This post may include affiliate links.  See my full disclosure policy for more details. Life at the Strauss House… School started back this week: our first week of Challenge 1 with our Classical Conversations community. The girls don’t start It’s been great to get everyone back into the rhythm of getting up and learning together. Where I’m…

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Sunday Reflections: A Week Without Dad

Sunday Reflections

This post may include affiliate links.  See my full disclosure policy for more details. Life at the Strauss House… So this week Jason went to his first Circe Apprenticeship retreat.  I enjoyed receiving texts throughout the week of quotes that inspired him as he learned more about teaching classically.  My favorite insight was: “Try and…

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High Tea Training

I have an amazing Mother-in-law.  This week she has taken my children, loved on them, spoiled them, and invested in them.  Although we are very different, we both have a heart to cultivate virtue in my children.  Thankfully, she has been equipped with gifts different than mine.  I have learned so much from her over…

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