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9/23/14 3:57 P

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I love fall myself :) my favorite time of year hands down I also love this team bc lets face it sometimes homeschooling can be a bit stressful so im thankful I have this support group to help me stay on track and focused :)

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9/23/14 8:41 A

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Happy first day of Fall y'all!
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I love fall. I did a full workout this morning so we'll see how I feel by tonight.

I must agree, this is a great team.



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I'll say again here publicly what I said before in a private message. I'm so thankful for all the work you did leading this team while I was out having my baby. This has always been the favorite of my SparkTeams! While I'd love to continue helping to lead this team, we'd all love to have you lead! We're so happy you're back. (And I'm so relieved!!)

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I would like to thank everyone for encouraging words :)

delia* believe in yourself and you will be amazed at what you can accomplish

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Yes, please no bad mouthing yourself; we all totally understand LIFE HAPPENS. We so appreciate all our team leaders and the extra computer time it takes to be a leader.

Our 'baby' applied for college this week. Since he'll be starting in June, we also had to complete the FAFSA now so he'll have funding beginning in Jan. Otherwise, the funding doesn't start until Aug. One huge blessing to dh being out of work since June---full Pell Grant money and needs based scholarships will be available. So, 2 huge things done.

Now on to Senior portraits, scholarship essays, and the tech school's assessment tests (instead of ACT/SAT)



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emoticon Delia, we all know team leaders are volunteers that have their own lives. Please don't be hard on yourself. Glad to see you back! emoticon

Val, hope your field trip/wedding weekend went well. emoticon

Hope you all had a great weekend. Sat. was my dad's bday...kids made a cake and unfortunately, I dropped it on the floor as we were leaving the house. emoticon Kids handled it surprisingly well. We stopped and a lil cake. It was great being all together.

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oh my goodness I can not believe it has been75 days since ive logged in to sp !! I am so sorry hat I have let this team down :( I have no excuses I have just been lazy and I ask for your forgiveness . I understand completely if you would like another leader to take my place but I would like a chance to prove myself to you again

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Yay for breaks! We're on a "field trip" break to Boston. Hopefully we can see some sights today before the wedding.

Paliz81, what do you feel like your long-term exercise options are? What do you enjoy?

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We start our 2 week fall break today. Awanas started last night and my kids are super excited to learn their verses, I hope that continues all year.

On an exercise note, I'm really struggling with finding something and sticking to it. And I pulled a muscle in my back the other week so that is leaving me less than motivated. I feel like I need an accountability partner but I'm not sure how to go about finding one. My current train of thought is to do the recommended stretches for the rest of the month and then start something 10/1.



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9/16/14 10:32 A

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Ali, Happy Birthday to your dd! emoticon

Val, your kids must love frozen peas! Cute and fun idea! emoticon

I'm so thankful for HSLDA. My school district has been asking for more than the law requires and having their (HSLDA) help and advice has been wonderful. It's my 1st yr having to report and I'm so glad that I listened to the advice of others and joined them.

Hope you all have a great day!


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9/16/14 9:50 A

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Math for frozen peas this morning. How many problems can you get done before the timer goes off? That's how many peas you get!

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9/14/14 8:15 A

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I've heard a lot of moms now say they've had sickness this late summer/fall. My kids have been sick, too. Are we getting all the nasty germs out of the way so we have a better winter, or is this a harbinger of things to come? I hope the former! It's good to see you here! Happy Birthday to your daughter. Fifteen is a great age to be!

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9/14/14 6:52 A

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Morning,

Long time again since my last post. It is great to see all the post. Both my children have been sick so that has been my focus. I have a 16 and soon to be 15 year old. My dd will be 15 next weekend. Wow time goes by.

We are having a busy school year but are getting it together. I miss actually teaching them as they do so much independently now. I am learning to use my time better and do things for me that I need to do.

I would love a rewind button.

Hope you all have a blessed Sunday,
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9/12/14 8:29 A

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I had this hilariously awful day yesterday. I'm ready for a fresh start this morning! It was so bad I think I just have to laugh and keep going. A real blow to pride! (I guess that's a good thing, right? But ouch! It stings!)

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Have a busy day planned...hoping we can accomplish a lot. I completely understand about attitudes yesterday! Mine stunk after speaking w/a lady at our school district. Can't stand when people talk faster and louder so that you can't get a word in or just plain talk over you. I ended up having to apologize for my grumpiness to my kids.

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9/12/14 12:18 A

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Thanks for that great quote! Attitude today was key!

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This quote hit home for me today and it went so well w/our discussion that I thought I'd share it.
"Itís not the hard days that make it (homeschooling) a burden; only our attitude can do that." It's from this blog. seejamieblog.com/homeschooling-burde
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Like you said Val..work 1st on my attitude!


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9/10/14 9:57 P

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Thanks for the ideas! I'm going to try the laps around the house one. Also, I'm trying to work first on my attitudes, too, so I'm not escalating tension or dragging folk down with negative junk! Your son sounds like a good egg!

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I usually give ds a warning about his bad attitude 1st and we'll pray about it. I've explained to him that bad attitudes are like an out of control vacuum cleaner (he's into robots) that sucks up everything in sight...the good and the bad. That his attitude can "suck" the joy and fun out of our day and that it can have long lasting effects. If it continues I'll send him outside to do some laps around the house or ride his bike (fresh air and movement seems to help him...he hates it at first) or if he needs a shower that day I'll send him there to "wash it off". If I send him outside to run I give him a number of laps to complete. It works best if I'm out there with him...that way I can see if there's a change yet and can cheer him on near the end of his laps. If it's just to go outside and ride his bike or swing that I set a timer b/c otherwise I may not get him back! He just told me that coloring helps, too, which is funny b/c I've never had him do that! It's a lot of trial and error.

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9/9/14 11:19 P

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Hi! Don't I relate about that attitude thing! With 5 school-aged children, someone's attitude can usually be counted on to struggle on any given day! It's good he's self-aware enough to pray about it. Any ideas about how to encourage attitude turn-around in the moment? I'd love help in that challenge!

It's good to see both of you here!

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Hi all,

Glad to see that your school year's are going well. We're doing ok. DS is in 3rd and DD is k4. She's thrilled...he is not so much. We're trying new things and trying to add more "fun" learning activities but boy attitude is everything! No matter what I plan if his attitude stinks it sucks all the fun out. I believe he's realizing it...at least he prayed about it at bedtime.

Have a great day!

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9/9/14 8:23 P

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3rd week of our 12th year of schooling.
Hope everyone is having a good beginning to the school year!
Blessings on the journey all ~

Deb

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Good morning! Let's go burn calories while we teach those kids some math!

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Hey! Glad to see you here again! My kids are growing so fast! It's hard to believe I also have a 6th grader! Trying to find a good routine for the year. It's hard with the little ones and the big ones all at once.

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I have not posted on here in forever, but we are back into the swing of school. I have a 6th grader and a 1st grader and it has been interesting this year trying to teach both grades, but we are getting into a routine. School is taking a little more time each day, but we are figuring out what works best for us and trying to take it all in stride. God is good and helping us get through each day. I love our homeschooling and am so thankful that I am able to do it. Hope you all have a great day today.

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Morning Friends,

Long time, I know. How is everyone? We have started back to school and are off to a good start. My ds is doing O.K. considering the Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. The dr. is now checking him for lymes. My dd has been getting better since her issues this summer. We are still seeing dr. I am just happy we homeschool.

I just do not understand why both my children are so sick. Praying for complete healing for both. I am open to any suggestions.

Enough about that. I skimmed the recent post to try to catch up. Did everyone have a good summer. I know I have been MIA a lot. Did anyone do anything special?

Heidi, praying for you all!

Have a great day!

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Things are stressful here right now. Dh got another rejection this week after being told he was the top candidate. Makes 3 places now who told him he was the top choice and then not offer it to him. The severance pay ran out 2 weeks ago.

Waiting on God is soooooooooo hard. Abrahan and Sarah waited 25 years for Isaac. Hopefully we won't have to wait that long for a job.



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Okay, I'm seriously thinking of leaving my job. I just feel like I'm barely keeping my head above water between work, school, housework, and exercising. The kids can only do so much. I'm not sure what to do. I really have it good where I'm at. I'm also not sure if this is just a "season". I have had a weekly meeting for the past year which will soon be ending so then I'll be done to only 3 nights a week out. Also this month has been quite busy so far and I know it's wreaking havoc in things. I just wish God would send a clear message for me.

Heidi how are things going?m did your dh hear anything from that interview?

Has everyone started school yet or are you all getting ready to start?



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We started our 15th and final year of homeschooling today as our youngest is a senior this year. I woke him up early (8am HA!!!) and made him his favorite breakfast--sausage gravy and biscuits with scrambled eggs to celebrate. The next 179 breakfasts are on his own. LOL We are not morning people. LOL

Dh had a good job interview today. Hopefully he'll be once again gainfully employed soon.

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and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. "




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Well we survived it, lol. I think almost all of the kids missed school on Friday but such is life right.
Today has been a bit bumpy as we try to add in our other subjects and I'm really not quite sure how to do that best yet. I feel somewhat unprepared but there really wasn't much more to do before we started, at this point it's just trial and error on some things.

On a fitness note, I did a walk away the pounds video and some strength training. I'm really trying to find what will work best for me right now.



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Morning Friends,

I have not been posting as I have just felt the need to hibernate. I am usually such a positive person trusting God to handle everything. I am still trusting God, I am just a little lost right now. My ds basically lost a year of school last year. He managed to clip 2 college classes and that is it. He did not finish any of his high school work. This is due to the RMSF. Very hard for a mom with a normally bright driven child to watch.

My dd spent most of her summer in the bed, at hospitals or in doctors office's. We are still searching for answers really with this. She does have a Chiari, however that is not the cause of these headaches. She still has headaches every day just not as many and not as intense. The neurologist says it was probably hormonal.

So sorry did not mean to be Debbie Downer. I just wanted to explain where I am. I am spending time on me and getting organized. I have recovered all but 1 thing so far.
Thank you for your prayers and understanding.

Heidi, anything new with your dh?

Pali81, how did your cazy week end up?

Hope everyone has a great weekend.

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Thanks for the update. Prayers for wisdom and direction and peace.

We are having a crazy week this week so not sure how much school will get done but we will see. I did put off adding more subjects on until next week because of the craziness.




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Morning Friends,

Just wanted to drop by and post an update on my dd. We found out Friday, that she will not have surgery. We met with a great neurosurgeon and he explained everything. We go back to the neurologist tomorrow to see what we do next.

Thank you all for the prayers as she is getting better.

We will be starting some school today. I have become a little disorganized with all of this and lost a couple of things I need so pray for me. I am just struggling with my dd and then my ds Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.

Heidi, how did the interviews go? Praying for you all.

When will you all start school?

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Prayers for you. That is certainly a whirlwind.



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Ali,
So sorry to hear all you've been going through and now your most recent battle for your dd's health. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Dh has had some interviews. Just waiting on God's timing and leading to the right choice.

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Morning Friends,

Wow, I have missed a lot while I have not been posting. Missed you all. We are just going through many things, continuing the process of getting my ds caught back up after losing a year to rocky mountain spotted fever, one of my bff's battle with ovarian cancer was won with her joining the Lord and my dd has recently been diagnosed with Chiari 1 Malformation. We are currently waiting to see a neurosurgeon on my dd next step. This has been a whirlwind for us.

No, I usually have a quiet life and love day to day routines! My diet and exercise show all of this. I am now focusing on me.

Have a blesses day,
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We are starting on Monday after a week's delay. But they will got some time off again in September. I'm currently working on printing things out now, actually.

My big three are currently with a friend helping her pack and get ready to move while my younger 3 are here with me. The dynamics of the house are so different without my older ones around.



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It is a sad world we live in heidi .if a person claims to be a Christian then chances are there will be penalized for it :( but keep your faith in God and he will never disappoint you ..i would love to go back to school myself so i think thats a great idea ...palise I can't believe you are starting school so early my kids are upset bc we are starting back in August

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Thanks everyone for your prayers.

Dh has been home just a few days over 2 weeks now. He's gotten a good dent made in his To Do List (LOL) and has looked into getting an Assoc. Degree to make himself more appealing on paper. 2 places have turned him down because of his "background". He is apply for positions for which he has done for at least 15 years--a buyer for several factories. So what is so troubling about his "background"....his Preaching Ministries degree!!!!!!!!!!!! WorkOne thinks if he gets an Assoc. in something else, they will 'over-look' the Christian degree and might even be able to remove it from his resume to make him more marketable.

UN- BE-LIEVE-ABLE this society we now live in--that being a Christian makes you unhireable.

He does have 2 interviews this week. One company may not care about his Ministry degree, the other may as they are QUITE liberal and QUITE political with their worldview.

17 yo ds is working nearly 40 hours a week with the landscaping business where he found summer employment so we've gotten NO schoolwork done this summer. He didn't even get his 4-H projects done this year.

I am bored with no one to teach and only housework to do. Never thought I'd say that when the kids were younger and teaching them took up sooooo much time since they have dyslexia.

Now they are 22 and working and 17 and working and beginning his senior year.

I'm going to HAVE to find something to occupy myself---maybe go back and earn a Master's in Special Ed and then open up my own diagnosing/therapy/tutoring business. LOL I want to be able to use whatever therapy/curriculum is needed for a child---not a specific one----as for our son, he had 4 very different kinds of therapy and each one was a piece of the puzzle (Vision therapy, Right-Brained therapy, Earobics, and Irlen Syndrome filtering glasses.) which made up his issues. Each child is unique and not any one therapy or curriculum is perfectly suited to each and every child's issues. Anyway...just thinking and praying about my future as well as our Senior's and my dh's.

At least dd is square away as a Preschool Teacher for now and not courting anyone. Don't think I could take many more life changes just now. emoticon






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h i Everyone.

praying for you Heidi.

In theory we are suppose to start school on Monday but I really just don't see it happening. I'm pretty confident about what I have for my oldest but for the other 3 I"m just struggling. Nothing is seeming right and while I would love to do the whole just go interest led and see avenue. PA makes that very hard to to. Anyways, i just needed to get it off my chest.

Hope everyone is having a great holiday weekend.



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Hi everyone ..I'm sorry I've been mia for awhile now ...june was a terrible month for me hopefully though july will be better for me ..hope everyone is doing good @hedishope my prayers are with you & palize I didn't realize that you are now following me on pinterest now that I know who you are ill be following you as well ....

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Prayer request: My husband, the loan bread-winner, was let go at work on Friday. He's been replaced by someone
younger
cheaper
changed position to hourly
willing to work less than 40 hours/week
won't be on company insurance plan

This is the 2nd time time since the 2008 election. Family run companies are STRUGGLING to stay alive with the economy and all the new laws.

Pray the Lord will provide.

I am clinging to Psalm 37 and doing LOTS of yoga and walking to release the stress. I am so thankful I have SP and YOU and your prayers to help me through this trial this time around. emoticon Last time the unemployment lasted 2 1/2 years and I sank into a very deep depression and gained 25 lbs. on all the pasta we had to eat to fill everyone up.

NOT THIS TIME!!! emoticon I have healthy habits, emotional resources, and my SparkFriends and SparkTeams!

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and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. "




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Pinterest is great!

PALIZ81 hope your kids are still enjoying their reading! Our local library didn't start their summer reading program until yesterday...we're hoping to sign up tonight.

We are in the midst of phase 2 on the kitchen remodel and it has not gone well....so thankful we didn't tackle this during the school year! My poor dh planned and worked so hard to get everything ready (he built the cabinets and countertop) and very few things are going according to plan. The house is a wreck and we're supposed to have my daughter's bday party here Sat. emoticon The plan was to be w/o a sink, stove, etc for a few days but it's been since June 5.

Well, hope you all are doing well and enjoying your summer!

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I love Pinterest. I'm handsdelight on there if you want to look me up.

Well summer reading at the library is in full swing at my house and their competitive nature is coming out taps to who can read the most. I gave them a list of books and had them choose some off of there and the rest can be of their own choosing.



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im not starting school until august but im already planning my curriculum and schedules . pinterest has a ton of great ideas that im excited to try :) as for weekend plans im doing some spring cleaning hopefully will have a yard sale in next couple of weeks

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Monday I'm starting school with my younger half. I need to get into a routine with them before I start back with my older half in July. They are very excited about it. My a little hesitated. I'd be happier if I was staying tomorrow tomorrow to do prep work but that isn't the case so I'll do what I can today and Sunday

Any one else have plans for the weekend?



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im so glad ms doesn't require an affidavit

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I'm in pa to. The affidavit isn't bad. Have it in my 7/1 and you can count days from that point on. I've done year round for the last 2 years and haven't had any trouble getting in 180 days.

Hopefully your super isn't to big of a pain. Remember there is an important vote in the house education committee today about portfolios and stuff.

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i can relate even though my husband isn't self employed we have started to build a house so all extra money is going to that luckily my mom has a pool so we consider that as a vacation day lol

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No vacation plans, Husband is going self-employed starting July 1 so no extra money for awhile.



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does anyone have any summer vacations planned and if so do you plan on sneaking in some education

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Hi steph its so nice to meet another mississippian :) I also have 3 kids 18 yr old son who has already finished college a 14 yr old and a9 yr old

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Hi Delia, I live in Mississippi, also. I have an 11 year old son, a 3 year old daughter, and a 14 month old daughter. It's nice to meet you!

Steph from Mississippi

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9 So letís not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we donít give up.



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O wow I didn't realize you had to do an affidavit :( here in ms we only report to the truent officer once a yr with a curriculum list and that's it .we don't hear from him again until enrollment time again

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