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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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Celebrating the Last Week of School and a Recipe

Summer begins today for us.  We had a great year of school and each of our kids excelled and had awesome experiences.  Even Patrick is still wanting to be in school.  I’m thinking since he is still sleeping at 7:30 that he will change his mind today.  I had a lot to be proud of…
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Bittersweet

After 82 days of summer, today started day one of a new school year.  Those 82 days of summer went by so fast.  I am frustrated because there was so much that I still wanted to do with the kids, for myself, for our home, and they didn’t get done.  But, I am so blessed…
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Stacie's bookshelf: read-in-2023

The Lazy Genius Kitchen: Have What You Need, Use What You Have, and Enjoy It Like Never Before
Your Table Is Ready: Tales of a New York City Maître D'
The Royal Governess: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth II's Childhood
Food Fight
Spare
Foster
This Time Tomorrow
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
Kiss Me in the Coral Lounge: Intimate Confessions from a Happy Marriage
Save What's Left
Remarkably Bright Creatures
The Galveston Diet: The Doctor-Developed, Patient-Proven Plan to Burn Fat and Tame Your Hormonal Symptoms
Golden Hills
The Girl with the Louding Voice
The Favor
Small Things Like These
This Is How I Lied
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish: Book 1
Audrey L and Audrey W: True Creative Talents: Book 2
Chasing Giants: In Search of the World's Largest Freshwater Fish
The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life
In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
It Is Well With My Soul: My Story
Have I Told You This Already?: Stories I Don’t Want to Forget to Remember
Book Lovers
A Girl Called Samson
Finn and the Feline Frenemy
The Levee
The Golden Spoon
Only the Beautiful
Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories
The Sisters Sweet
Fish in a Tree
This Tender Land
Intermittent Fasting Transformation: The 45-Day Program for Women to Lose Stubborn Weight, Improve Hormonal Health, and Slow Aging
The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice from Dear Sugar
Ben Y and the Ghost in the Machine
The Great Gilly Hopkins
BenBee and the Teacher Griefer
We Should Not Be Friends: The Story of a Friendship
Blue Highways: A Journey into America
Beyond the Point
The Family
Hamnet
The Bookstore Sisters
And Finally: Matters of Life and Death
The Cactus
Black Cake
Ban This Book
Passing
I'm Glad My Mom Died
These Precious Days: Essays
Evidence of the Affair
The Night Travelers
Out of the Corner
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
One Day in December

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