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Teaching More than One: Part 1

Alas, babies and toddlers add energy and distraction. Teaching elementary, middle school and high school at the same time is equally daunting. It takes time and practice to learn how to effectively manage a one room schoolhouse.

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85 comments | Posted by Christine Bullock on Aug 24, 2013 at 1:11 AM | Categories: Encouragement - Beginning the year - Family life - Homeschooling -

Managing the Meal Time Monster

When I first got married I didn’t know how to cook. Well, actually, that’s not entirely true; I did know how to follow a recipe. What I lacked were the skills for putting together a meal and making sure I had the necessary ingredients in the pantry. I used to dread 5 o'clock, it was time to start dinner and I had no clue what to make. I would spend forever in the kitchen trying desperately to come up with an idea, but just about everything I thought of needed something defrosted, needed to be started earlier or I was out of an ingredient or two.

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65 comments | Posted by Christine Bullock on Aug 1, 2013 at 4:32 PM | Categories: Family life -