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Sunday Snippets 8.24.14

On Sundays, I like to share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa.   Our kids are active.  We are involved in our community.  It seems there is always something going on.   I’d love to hear snippets from your life as well! Sadly, we only took one trip to Orange Leaf this…
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Back-to-School Teacher Emergency Kit

Last Thursday was our Back-to-School Open House night and today is our First Day of School.  I wanted to put together something special for Reagan’s fourth grade teacher.  She has been the fourth grade teacher for all three of our kids, which I think is pretty neat.   I have seen various versions of Teacher…
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Children’s Book Review: The Take Back of Lincoln Junior High By Roseanne Cheng

THE TAKE BACK OF LINCOLN JUNIOR HIGH By: Roseanne Cheng Published: March 23, 2014 Publisher: Wise Ink Fiction Looking for a book for your middle school aged child to read this summer? THE TAKE BACK OF LINCOLN JUNIOR HIGH would be an excellent choice.  This book fits the category of “Teachable Lit” and would give…
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Get Ready for Back 2 School With The Confident Mom

Are you looking for a way to make that transition from summer to school easier?  Are you sending your Kindergartner off to school for the very first time?  Has your family been enjoying the lazy days of summer and you have no idea how to get back on track for alarm clocks and rushed mornings?…
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Valentine’s Box Idea

Do you need a Valentine’s box idea for school or home?  Check out my post from last year on what Reagan made for her school box.  We are using it again this year! https://www.sincerelystacie.com/2012/02/valentine-box.html
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Schools Should…

The website www.bloggymoms.com has a feature called The Blog Dare or writing prompts for your blog.  Today’s post prompt instantly reminded me of something I have been wanting to write about on here anyway. Schools should…… Schools should……not worry so much about what kids eat or don’t eat and focus instead on their education. With that…
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A Valentine Box

  For the first time ever, we had to come up with our own Valentine’s Box for school.  Prior years we just had to contribute a cereal box or something and the kids made it at school.  But, this year, the options were wide open and we were able to come up with our own…
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Scenes from our Week – Week 9

The boys had their annual Christmas program at school.  Since the 6th graders move on to Middle School next year, they get to be the “stars” of the show.  The 3rd – 5th graders provide the music while the 6th graders perform the play.  Bennett is a 5th grader and played in band and sang. …
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Counting My Blessings In November

November is the time to count our many blessings – name them one by one. I want to look at each day and name at least one blessing from that day. Something that happened or affected me on that day and not just in general. It can be so easy to igore those little blessings…
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Please Vote!

Click Here to vote for our rapidly growing Benton Community High School Marching Band.  We desperately need new uniforms and more instruments.  Our nephew is currently a member of this band and our kids are future band members.  The band when we first came here was….well….um…..not so great.  But, now, I get chills when I listen…
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