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Circle C Milestones: Thick as Thieves Review

We were given the opportunity to review the first book in the Circle C Milestones series. The book, Thick as Thieves was written by Susan K. Marlow and published by Kregel Publications. Thick as Thieves is a Christian fiction book which is set in California in the 1880s and gives us a glimpse into the history of ranching and family life.  The Circle C Milestones series follows where the Circle C Adventures left off.

Thick as Thieves Book Review

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Lord Heritage HomeSchool Office Review

For the past several weeks, I have been reviewing HomeSchool Office from Lord Heritage.   For this review, I received access for one year to HomeSchool Office, a web based planning program that integrates homeschool and family life.

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One of “Those” Days

There is a time for everything,
And a season for every activity under heaven:
A time to be born and a time to die,
A time to plant and a a time to uproot.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

There will always be times in production agriculture (or life) when things don’t go as planned.  Today was one of those days several times over.

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Critical Thinking: Editor in Chief Level 1 Review

Who knew that teaching/learning grammar could be so enjoyable?! Well I do now. I have to admit I don’t find teaching grammar nearly as fun as say science or math; necessary, but not as much fun. We have been reviewing Editor in Chief Level 1  from The Critical Thinking Co. and we really, really like it.

For this review, we received the physical book Editor in Chief Level 1.  There are so many things I like about this curriculum.  For one, I am thankful that I can make copies of the workbook to use with multiple children.  (Hooray!)  The lessons are just the right length, not too long, not too short. A wide variety of topics are taught and reviewed and the passages that the students edit are interesting and filled with facts.

Critical Thinking Company Review

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