45. 20. 6. 4. 13. 11. So many numbers on this mama’s mind!

An app I’m testing out, tells me that 45 days ago my daughter was born. 45 days ago, five weeks early we got a wonderful eight pound surprise in a perfectly healthy little Mermaid Warrior. June 20th, last year, was a day when my heart broke as I endured my second miscarriage followed by necessary surgery. Six is the number of times I’ve been pregnant. Four is the number of live children I have. Thirteen is the quantity of years my world has revolved around my Enginerd, and eleven is the number of years that I have legally called him mine. It seems that for many months, I have meant to sit down and write this post. Yet I kept keeping myself back. It’s personal. It’s not full of photos. It probably won’t get a single comment. But isn’t that why we started blogging in the first place, back when, to share our. . .

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Homeschool Planet (Online Planner) {Review}

    Several years ago I discovered the Homeschool Buyers Co-op and ever since I have been delighted with the organization and have made many purchases. It is a blessed time again, and thanks to the Homeschool Review Crew, we are once again reviewing an updated Homeschool Planet online planner and their new Lesson Plan Marketplace features. I truly enjoyed Homeschool Planet, when we first reviewed the product in 2015, and I have used it often since then. My favorite preference is especially when scheduling something that uses the computer as it makes things so easy as a click for my daughter. For the purposes of this review, I was given a 12-month membership to the planner as well as life-time of the product access to one lesson plan that I can add to my overall planner with a few clicks. (And again in the future, when my next child comes up to. . .

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Whistlefritz Francais (French) PreK/Elementary Language Lessons {Review}

My foreign language choice in high school was French. I took years of classes, but it was not until I went and spent a near-month in French-speaking Canada completely immersed that I truly got a solid hold of the language. (Though, I could use a good review!) Through the blessing of the Homeschool Review Crew this language immersion program for PreK/Elementary school came available from Whistlefritz and I am delighted to be reviewing the Educator’s French Collection.  For several years now I have been searching for curriculum to start exposing my children to the French language. My French-Canadian God-mother sent us some fairy tale books and reusable workbooks, but they were more of a second level introduction and I was unsure how to really get us started. With Whistlefritz, I have discovered that truly jumping in is a great way to do it!   For the purposes of this review, I have been. . .

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Children by the Seaside #WIP #xstitch

Started last summer with nothing but the sky. At that point I had only these three children. And that summer was our first beach adventure. Now this summer I’m making good progress on the tents and a little of the beach so far. Love this @joanelliottdesign ! Children by the Seaside 🌊 on 28 count 2×2 on laguna
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Little Stitching Fairy #WIP #xstitch

Not sure 🤔 if I have made much progress since my last update. But The Little Stitching Fairy is coming off the qsnap today to make way for one of my SALs. So here is a lovely update, with a baby in shadow in the back if you look. 😉 .
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