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The Two-Years-of-Kindergarten Approach for Fall Babies

Grade levels are a funny things for homeschoolers. They still matter on state forms and for church and community activities, but they don’t really mean much otherwise. Yet grade-level decisions were still a source of stress for us as we began our homeschool journey, so I thought I’d share our approach for anyone struggling with […]

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Simple is Best: The Easiest Side Dishes You Might Be Overlooking

I’ve never been great at side dishes, and our meals often consist of one-dish wonders — simple casseroles that cover all the major food groups — rather than a main dish and sides. And yet, side dishes are the recipes I’m most drawn to on Pinterest. I love  the idea of perfectly managing multiple dishes […]