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hsmomssecretpals One thing I hope #HSmomsSecretPals does is encourage & inspire each other throughout our #mothering & #homeschooling journeys. • Every so often we will post questions for y'all to answer here to help other #hsmommas who may be struggling or need a little help. • Sometimes the questions will just be for fun too! So how would you mommas answer this? What's your BEST advice/tips? Picture a momma whose children are under 7.... 12h
  •   hsing3kinder What worked for me was having a heart to heart with my husband and he, in turning, helping clean house every week. 11h
  •   mamaofcrazytribe We have 4 kids 8 and under, so I can relate! 11h
  •   trfont When my twin boys were little I would tell myself this, "During this day, I will do the best I can to be a mother to these children, with the information, wisdom and energy I have at this time. And it does not have to look like anyone else's day." And I learned to let things go if they did not get done. 11h
  •   thedailysquare My son is 5, I have him help with small / easy things; just one example: we have a handheld vacuum that he uses every night under the table after dinner and in the kitchen. At least that chore is done daily and he is learning to be helpful with a joyful heart. Big chores that I tackle, just day by day doing the best I can. My motto: this is our life and our home, we don't live in a museum. Enjoy! 10h
  •   phtreats Having 6 kids 3 teens and 3 under 11..there are alot of chores but they get split up and we all work together making all the chores not fall on mama ♡♡♡ 8h
  •   b_ran5 Spacing out "school time" or stuff we have to get done.. so during breaks we can clean up here and there or fold some clothes...or just do something lol 5h
  •   alwayshisangel01 We have morning chores, afternoon chores and a quick tidy up in the evening and School is thrown in between the morning and afternoon chores. At times I have a #latenightmoppingdate and #oopsIforgottogradepaperstoday 5h

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adventuresinchildrearing Loads of Free #Christmas #educational printables - on the blog! Clickable link in IG profile #homeschool #hsttd #hsmommas 2d

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plantsandpillars Over 20 years ago, I packed up one of my favorite toys to save for the day I had kids of my own to pass it to. I dumped out the pieces with no instructions tonight and pieced it back together to give to my girls this Christmas! #playmobil #christmas #memories #hsmommas 2d

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thomas.jefferson2 On this day in 1748, Martha Wayles, future wife of #ThomasJefferson, is born. Martha “Patty” Jefferson is a bit of a mystery! We don’t even have a portrait of her, although the attached silhouette is believed to be hers. Thomas and Patty were deeply in love, but unfortunately Patty had difficult pregnancies that were hard on her health. She died 4 months after giving birth to the Jeffersons’ 6th child. The #Monticello overseer described the scene: “Mr. Jefferson sat by her, and she gave him directions about a good many things that she wanted done. When she came to the children, she wept, and could not speak for some time.…[S]he told him she could not die happy if she thought her four children were ever to have a stepmother brought in over them….Mr. Jefferson promised her solemnly that he would never marry again.” (Some historians question the account because it incorrectly states the number of living children Patty then had.) When Patty passed away, Jefferson was inconsolable. His daughter later said that he was led to the library “almost in a state of insensibility.” He locked himself in his room, sobbing and pacing for weeks. He also went on horseback rides. “[I]n those melancholy rambles,” his daughter wrote, “I was his constant companion, a solitary witness to many a violent burst of grief.” Jefferson finally pulled himself together and accepted a mission to serve #America in France. He’d turned down these types of requests before, because of Patty. But now he went. Jefferson had other relationships, but he never remarried. Was he keeping a promise that he’d made to the love of his life? We may never know. .1787 #TDIH #thisdayinhistory #OnThisDay #AmericanHistory #USHistory #history #liberty #freedom #HS #homeschool #HSMommas #knowyourhistory #TBT #throwbackthursday 4d

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servingfromhome The printer cartridge needs to be replaced, which means I can't print or copy any worksheets. The toddler is sick so she's super cranky. And it's snowing buckets outside. So we've declared today a snow day! Crafts, snow play, reading and baking it is :) #rollwithit #hsmommas 1w

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adventuresinchildrearing No matter the circumstances - no matter the stress- they may mean it for evil, but OUR GOD IS BIGGER!!! #VictoryinJesus #hsbloggers #hsttd #hsmommas 1w

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adventuresinchildrearing The boys are enjoying Word Up (vocabulary program) again today -they watch fun videos & learn where some of the root words in our language come from. By @compassclsrm #homeschool #hsmommas #hsbloggers 2w

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adventuresinchildrearing Where Everyday Exploring Meets Extraordinary Learning! On sale 4 unit studies only $10 - or each unit only $3 #hsmommas #hsbloggers #homeschool AdventuresInChildRearing.com 3w

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adventuresinchildrearing Second #handmade #Christmas scarf is done! Are you creating for Christmas this year? #hsmommas #hsbloggers 3w

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adventuresinchildrearing This puppy . . . Chewed up my brand new boots & STILL thinks he can sleep right in my lap. Oh . . . I guess he can. #puppylove #dogdays #hsttd #hsmommas 3w

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  •   eurocheryl Hey there! I'm a HS momma too - any good recommendations for field trips in TPA area? We'll be visiting FL in about a month :) Happy T-giving! 3w
  •   servingfromhome Happy thanksgiving! 3w
  •   adventuresinchildrearing @eurocheryl I like to visit Winter the dolphin Clearwater Aquarium - There are lots of great trips in the area - LegoLand, Bush Gardens, Tampa Science Center, Southwest FL Museum, Mote Marine, Ringling Museum & Estate is gorgeous, Mayakka River State Park & more! 3w
  •   eurocheryl @adventuresinchildrearing Oooh thanks! We've hit up a handful of those places but haven't tried the science center yet! Thank you!!! 3w
  •   adventuresinchildrearing @eurocheryl if you check out ASTC.org you may find a local science center to join & then get in free to hundreds of centers across the country! We join MOSI (in Tampa) and get 50% off because we homeschool - so $50 per year & free entry around the country to lots of great museums! 3w
  •   eurocheryl @adventuresinchildrearing ahhhhhh you're awesome! thanks for the tip!!! 3w

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taraross1787 On this day in 1825, Anne “Mad Anne” Trotter Bailey dies in #Ohio. She has been called the Heroine of the Kanawha Valley. Anne came to Virginia from England when she was about 19 years old, and she married Richard Trotter in 1765. He was unfortunately killed at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774. His death in this battle between #Virginia militia and local Indian tribes forever changed Anne. She vowed to help keep the frontier safe, leaving behind her 7-year-old son to do it. Anne began dressing in male buckskin clothing. She learned to fire a gun and to wield a tomahawk. For years, she rode from settlement to settlement, warning settlers of impending attacks, acting as a scout, or carrying messages among the forts. After the #Revolution, she married John Bailey, who was also a frontier scout. The two were at Fort Clendenin in 1791 when it was discovered that a large force of Indian warriors was on its way. The fort was low on ammunition. The nearly 50-year-old Anne hopped on a horse and rode to Fort Savannah. It was the nearest place to get supplies, but it was still 100 miles away! She returned with gunpowder and made the trip in time to save the fort. A poem, Anne Bailey’s Ride, was later written to commemorate the event. Anne and John Bailey lived a frontier life until his death in 1802. Then she continued on alone, still carrying messages and supplies until she was at least 75 years old! She also spent more time with her son and was living with him when she passed away. A reporter once asked Anne if she was afraid during her adventures. The answer? “No, she was not; she trusted in the Almighty—she knew she could only be killed, and she had to die some time.” #TDIH #thisdayinhistory #OnThisDay #AmericanHistory #USHistory #history #liberty #freedom #HS #homeschool #HSMommas #knowyourhistory #classicalconversations 4w

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taraross1787 On this day in 1729, Josiah Bartlett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, is born in #Massachusetts. Bartlett studied to be a doctor and began practicing medicine in #NewHampshire. He was unconventional! For instance, he bucked the system of bleeding patients. You won’t be surprised to hear that his medical practice thrived. Bartlett was elected to New Hampshire’s legislature and was serving during the Stamp Act controversy. One early historian notes that the Royal Governor attempted to bribe Bartlett into siding with the Crown, but Bartlett “rejected every overture.” He later became a leading member of the local Committee of Safety and a member of the state’s Provincial Congress. He was chosen to represent New Hampshire in the first Continental Congress, but was prevented from attending when Loyalists burned down his home. Bartlett was chosen as a delegate again in 1775 and in 1776. On the latter occasion, he voted in favor of the Declaration of #Independence. He was the second person to sign it, immediately after John Hancock! Bartlett continued to serve the #Patriot effort in many ways afterward. He helped to draft the Articles of Confederation. He provided medical assistance to #NH troops under General John Stark. These men won an important victory at the Battle of Bennington. Bartlett served as a delegate to his state ratifying convention as the #Constitution was being considered. He was elected chief executive of New Hampshire. He died a little over a year after he left the Governor’s office, having spent most of his adult life in public service. FULL STORY: Facebook.com/TaraRoss.1787 #TDIH #thisdayinhistory #OnThisDay #AmericanHistory #USHistory #history #liberty #freedom #HS #homeschool #HSMommas #knowyourhistory #FBF #Revolution #AmericanRevolution #UnsungHeroes #1776 #classicalconversations 4w

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