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Jewish Homeschool Blog Carnival

Why can’t we have our own carnival??? Let’s do it! A regular, monthly Jewish homeschool blog carnival… why not???Here are links to all current and past Jewish Homeschool Blog Carnivals so you can see… Read more

New Jewish Homeschooling Resources Page

This is a little bit circular, but here goes… Shira, another Toronto homeschooling mama has set up a Jewish Homeschooling Resources site, and since she has tons of links to my page, I thought I’d scr… Read more

Back-to-Homeschool Curriculum Planning

Here’s a rough outline of the way I’m thinking we’ll go this year.  No idea how I’m going to schedule it all just yet… and I won’t know until I see how the extracurriculars are going to be slotting i… Read more

Menu Plan Monday #28: 20 Elul, 5770

Why the weird dates? Click here to find out!We are a Jewish family of 6 (2 parents, 4 kids) and all our meals are kosher. Newcomers, you can read my MPM intro here which tells you all about who we ar… Read more

Creepy Wonderful Face Paint

On Friday, my sisters took Naomi Rivka to BuskerFest downtown, and she came home looking like this:It’s hard to tell in the picture, but every centimetre of her face was painted… the centre area wher… Read more

Six-Word Saturday: 17 Elul, 5770

Why the weird dates? Click here to find out! Came home to a computer virus.  :-(((Ugh.  I think it’s resolved now, with no data loss that I can tell.  People, if something pops up that says “you’ve g… Read more

125 years of embroidery service…

We’re back!  No time to mention everything, but that’s probably for the best.It was at once a wonderful and incredibly frustrating trip.Wedding:   yes, yes, yes.  Amazing… and mazel tov to the happy … Read more

Finished-Word Friday: WEBINAR

Seen on a NYC subway, on the Nefesh B’nefesh website, and hopefully never again elsewhere. This is a word that, as far as I’m concerned, should be declared OVER before it really has a chance to get … Read more

Menu Plan Wednesday and Thursday

Teddy G. MacLeod here, with the menu plan for the days when J is away having fun and living the good life in NY.
My menu plans are usually complex and take hours to cook, that is, when I am not taking… Read more

(Kind of) Fast Fun Easy Rosh Hashanah Shofar Craft!

Spoiler alert!  If you’re coming here on Friday to do crafts, don’t read on…I found this craft in the book “It’s Shofar Time” by Latifah Berry Kropf, though the book itself is now missing so I can’t … Read more

OMG, now I’m scared

Is it possible to die of fatigue while on vacation…?  I have waaaay too much planned for the next 48 hours.  :-oStill – if you take only one vacation a year, and that vacation only lasts 48 hours, we… Read more

An educational website I hate to love…

Much has been said elsewhere in the homeschooling world about Starfall.I’ll start by saying I despise almost everything about the site.  And then add - but the kids love it.  Naomi adores “guessing”… Read more

Naomi’s First Words

Ted says she spelled these out all by herself, without any help from him, while I was out this evening. Can you guess what they spell?  The two that got wet are probably the ones that will help you t… Read more

Parsha Poem: Ki Savo / Ki Tavo / כִּי תָבוֹא

Devarim/Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8Note:  This week’s parsha also deals with the Seven Species.  For posts on that topic instead, click here (Parsha Poem) or here (link to a video).All of Sefer Devarim is … Read more

Menu Plan Monday #27: 13 Elul, 5770

Why the weird dates? Click here to find out!We are a Jewish family of 6 (2 parents, 4 kids) and all our meals are kosher. Newcomers, you can read my MPM intro here which tells you all about who we ar… Read more

That’s my girl!

In the car on the way home today before naptime (aka Quiet Reading Time), Naomi told me she was going to read her princesses book and her Barbie book.  They are both collections of “easy reader” book… Read more

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