Lawn Chair Catechism: I Don’t Like Spiders and Snakes

Welcome back to this Summer’s Lawn Chair Catechism, hosted by CatholicMom.com. If you want to catch up or learn more about this series and the book we’re using, you can go to my main page, found here. Everyone is afraid of something, and most people are afraid of the same kinds of things. There is…

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Sweet Sixteen!

Something Clicked

When I was growing up, I had what I fondly refer to as the metabolism of a rabbit on crack. I ate whatever I wanted, in whatever quantity I wanted, whenever I wanted and never really gained much weight. I didn’t need to exercise (though our public schools had terrific physical education programs that included…

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Lawn Chair Catechism: What’s in a Name?

Welcome back to CatholicMom.com’s Lawn Chair Catechism! If you’d like details on our Summer reading program or would like to just catch up on past posts, please head to my dedicated page for details. This week, we are discussing Chapter 4: Using Brand-Name Equipment: The Trinity. This chapter starts out talking about tools (always a…

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The Great Writing Process Blog Tour!

Barb tagged me to take part in the Writing Process Blog Tour, and I agreed to participate. I did not, however, succeed in finding people to tag to further the tour! If you’re interested, I’ll edit this post to tag the first three people who’d like to take part. (And I’ll email you instructions, too.)…

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Small Success Thursday: Lost and Found, Garden Jungles, and Pretty Running Shoes

Welcome back to Small Success Thursday, hosted by CatholicMom.com! Let’s all take this opportunity to step back and reflect on what made this week good! I’ve had a couple of weeks’ worth of slow-down, and the slow time of year is nearly over. We’ve been doing a lot of homeschool work, since we took breaks…

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Lawn Chair Catechism 2.0: Who’s the Boss?

Welcome back to CatholicMom.com’s Lawn Chair Catechism! If you need to catch up on what this is all about, find resources, or just review past chapters, head to my dedicated page for this year’s session. This week, our chapter dealt with tradition (a la Tevye) versus Tradition (a la Catholic Church). Really, we have both…

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