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I am Not as Strong as I appear. I enjoy weakness from time to time. We are a homeschooling, special needs family of 6. My 4th son has a Congenital Heart defect, and my oldest has ADHD. I am a survivor of Adultery and mental abuse. I learned that you never really know someone until you are strong enough to stand up and walk away. I love and protect my children, with everything I have. My life might seem unbelievable, but I couldn't make this shit up if I tried! Stick around & let's get to know each other.

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Strong Enough

I do enjoy weakness from time to time, in fact I welcome it when needed and see it as a wonderful way to heal. There is a very small group of people who should know better than to think I am not strong enough to continue to homeschool and raise my children in the...
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Why I Prepare, Print & e-File for Free with TurboTax!

Prepare, Print and e-File for Free with TurboTax

The last time we paid to have our taxes done, the guy charged us $160 and refused to give us the child tax credit or earned income credit, something like that. He said we didn’t need it or qualify for it or some such nonsense. I knew he was wrong, but also had a...
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Printable Coupons – Total of $19.00 Off Game Night Favorites

Printable Coupons – Total of $19.00 Off Game Night Favorites

Print off all of these coupons for a total of $19.00 Off three classic Family Game Night Favorites! Pictionary, Scrabble, or Jenga are all awesome games to stock up on, to have on hand for last minute birthday invites, take on vacation, or add to your arsenal of Family Game Night options. I am...
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Extreme Couponing My Best Shopping Trip at Kroger

Extreme Couponing My Best Shopping Trip at Kroger

Last week I had my best coupon shopping trip to Kroger! The funny thing is that it didn’t take very much planning at all. I have spent way more time on other trips and not had nearly as much savings. One of the things I have learned over the years is that it is...
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Free Online Educational Games for Early Learning

Our family is definitely an electronic one! We have been using the LeapFrop learning systems for years. We have been through the Leapster TV, ClickStart, every handheld system, including the newest LeapPad GS, and have several Tag readers. Like many kids, our kids learn to use the computer as they are learning to walk...
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Weekly Wrap-Up 12-22-12

Of course the biggest thing that happened this week is the Mayan Non-Apocalypse. Honestly, I have been wondering about December 21st, 2012 since I was a little girl. I remember reading about it and thinking it sounded like a million years away. The Mayan Apocalypse of 2012 came and went and we are all...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

It has been too long since I have shared my Thanks with Y’all. I will admit, life has been hard for me over the past year. My father passed away a year ago December 4th, Wee Nut needed another Heart surgery that were weren’t planning on so soon after his Fontan. My kids are...
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101 Reasons Why I Homeschool {8} My Five Nuts – Four Boys and One Little Girl

101 Reasons Why I Homeschool {8} My Five Nuts – Four Boys and One Little Girl

From the moment I knew I was pregnant, I knew I was going to Homeschool my children. By the time my oldest children were school age, I wasn’t ready and sent them to Montessori School first, and then to public school. Making the choice to send my kids to public school was one that...
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Homeschool Curriculum Reviews from CurrClick

These are the latest Homeschool Curriculum Reviews from CurrClick customers. This is a great tool to use when thinking of adding to your lesson plan. This list is updated as more items are reviewed. If the review box for CurrClick Reviews doesn’t show up, you can add them to your RSS Feed.    ...
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Rosetta Stone Free Demo

Rosetta Stone Free Demo

We have decided that we are going to learn Italian as a family. We do more talking about it than actually doing it, mostly because of money. We picked Italian so that we will be ready for our someday trip to Italy. This kids have been learning Latin in our Classical Conversations homeschool co-op...
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Dissecting Crayfish at Classical Conversations Homeschool Group

    I was room mom for Wee Nut’s ABC class the day our Classical Conversations group dissected Crawdads. The group of 4-5 year old boys were all super excited and not one bit squeamish. My Little Owee was not really sure what to do, but when we found the Heart, his excitement level...
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Kids Earn a Free Book with the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Program

We have been doing the Summer Reading Program at Barnes & Noble for years. This is Little Nut Nut’s first year and Wing Nut’s last year to participate, the program is open for kids in grades 1st-6th. My kids love to read and they have book lights or sit near their closet lights for...
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Batman Coloring Pages and Birthday Party Ideas

Batman, that mysterious Dark Knight that roams Gotham City. Created by DC Comics, Batman has been a hero for the young and old alike for over 60 years. Unlike Superman, also created by DC Comics, who can be found fighting villains mostly during the day, Batman finds most of his enemies lurking in the...
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