Timeless Education: Middle Years Book List

Over the last few months I have been sharing a collection of wonderful classic books to read to your children. Today's list moves beyond the primary age and focuses on books to read aloud or with your children that are 10 to 14 years old. 

The list is considerably shorter, as we assume your children are reading the majority of their material independently at this age. It also places most of the focus on Roman history.

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Menu Plan Monday - Soups and Stew

One of my favorite parts about the weather cooling off is making soups, stews and chili. There is just one problem with that right now, our high today in sunny Central Florida is 85. Yes 85

Regardless, we are having soup thanks to a snag in our co-op order. You see, in the co-op we order meat and cheese once a month, at the end of October, beginning of November, we placed our order for the December 7th meat delivery.

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The Beginning of My Journey Towards Better Health

I have blogged in the past about what a curse being skinny can be. Clothes shopping is a nightmare and more often than not people are nasty and rude to you about "how tiny" you are, whether they realize it or not. In fact for some reason, people seem to feel they can vocalize their opinion of you if you are skinny in any way they see fit. After all, it couldn't possibly hurt the feelings of someone who isn't overweight, right!

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What a Bad Marketing Pitch Looks Like and the Bloggers that Accept Them

Generally the blogging world consist of three types of bloggers; professional, "working" and hobby. A professional blogger knows their craft inside out and what they don't know they continue to learn as this IS their full time income.

The working blogger treats their blog as a business, is making a little something extra for fun times and is steadily striving to learn more and become the professional. <--That's me!

The hobby blogger just does it for fun. Chances are they are not familiar with a lot of code or jargon and could care less about receiving any payment or free product. They just want to share their voice and passion and be left alone.

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