Posts Tagged ‘ The Nut House Academy ’

StartWrite 6 Handwriting Software for Creating Worksheets

Startwrite Handwriting Software

It is true what they say about boys and terrible handwriting, my boys penmanship is atrocious! I have learned to decipher my 7 year old E Nut’s writing, and that was no small task, but it has been driving me crazy that half the time I have no idea what his homework says. He...
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A Poem From My Wing Nut

I am not sure if this poem has a title, I giggled so much I forgot to ask. I also didn’t ask him for permission to publish it in all of its entirety, so I hope he doesn’t come down on me and bust me for copyright infringement 😉
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Working on the Addition and Family Workout

After opening up our addition in June of last year, we took a break from the constant work. It was getting to be too much physically, emotionally and financially. It was nice to take some time off, but now it is getting to the point where it is getting annoying that it is still...
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Reasons Why I Homeschool: Our Founding Fathers

I can’t think of anything I would rather do than spend my days with my children. And the fact that I get to teach them is awesome! Every day I learn something new. I learn things that I forgot and I get to teach things to my kids that I loved learning about when...
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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Last week I mentioned that my sweet baby girl is fond of the F-bomb. Would it be wrong to say that I giggle when she does it? It is not a word that she is going to hear around our house or anywhere we go. Last week I didn’t think that it had any...
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Season of Giving at CurrClick to Provide Food for Hungry Families

One of my favorite homeschool curriculum websites is CurrClick. They have everything from core curriculums to quick little projects that I use to supplement curriculums that I am already using. They have all subjects and projects for babies on up to high school graduation and offer printed, ebooks in PDF form, audio, video and...
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Meet Maria Dobsonfly

You might remember last summer when I talked about the Dobsonfly that I found outside our back door. I have never seen anything like this thing before. I have lived in this house for over 7 years and I never heard of them either. I guess that they live near water and come out...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Am I the only one who is relieved it is finally Thursday?!?  I am having one of those weeks where I just can’t seem to get cooperation from the kids and have spend the week living in a state of “what now?” and “what next?” As a preface to today’s Thankful Thursday, I feel...
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Reasons Why I Homeschool: ADHD

The question mark after the diagnosis of ADHD is really how I feel about my oldest son Wing Nut’s situation. When it comes down it, I am really not sure I believe that is what he has. He has many of the classic symptoms of ADHD, but on top of that he has also...
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Reasons Why I Homeschool: Going to Bed Early is No Fun

Believe me, at the end of most days, I am ready to put the kids in bed. Very often I am ready to put them to bed around 10am…but somehow I manage to make it through those days with chocolate and the knowledge that the day will eventually come to an end. On the...
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Reasons Why I Homeschool: Getting Up Early is No Fun

If given the chance to motivate myself, or if I am forcefully motivated by my small children, I can very easily stumble out of bed, force large amounts of caffeine down my throat and start my day at 5 am.  That doesn’t really mean that I enjoy it or that I am easy to...
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Baby Homeschool Wordless Wednesday


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Sometimes You Just Have to Give up and Walk Away

When we went to Colonial Williamsburg in last month for the Homeschool Experience, I thought I would be able to get some good photos of the kids. They were looking at some old school style tools from “back then” and I thought that was the perfect time.
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