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Another tent city springs up

September 8, 2011 by

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Just to depress you: Economic Woes Lead to Proliferation of Tent Cities Nationwide It seems like a scene straight from “The Grapes of Wrath,” but this is no Great Depression novel. This story takes place in 2011, and this New Jersey tent city is one of an untold number of such encampments across the United […]

US To Breach Debt Ceiling On Monday

September 8, 2011 by

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FYI. Debt ceiling debate is non-existent this time. (h/t Zero Hedge)

Teaching history, geography, literature, and religion at home

September 8, 2011 by

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As Catholic homeschoolers in the Charlotte Mason tradition, we prefer to integrate religion, history, literature, and geography together. We study our faith separately (at Mass, catechism class, and Bible study in the home), but we find that the children understand the relevance of the Christian religion and worldview better when it is analyzed in the […]

Homeschooling update

September 8, 2011 by

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So, we’ve had a chance to try out our schedules so far, and it seems everyone is in homeschooling mode again, so let’s discuss.

Advice to ADHD moms

September 8, 2011 by

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Over the past four years I’ve been coming to terms with the development of my youngest child, who suffers from severe ADHD, among various other things. I’ve written about this before, mostly to complain, as I know that there are quite a few ADHD moms who read this blog and we like to commiserate. Today […]