Category Archives: Fun

Kris Kindles – an Advent Tradition

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! We start Kris Kindles (KK’s) today, the first day of Advent. This literally means “Christ Child”.  We choose names from a bowl and treat that person as the Christ Child for the Christmas season.  This is our gift to Christ on his birthday – …

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Home School Spirit Week 2016

Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! COMING SEPTEMBER 26-30!  Mark your calendars!  International Home School Spirit Week! COMING SEPTEMBER 26-30!  Mark your calendars!  International Home School Spirit Week! Monday, September 26th- Crazy Hair Day Tuesday, September 27th- Out and About Day Wednesday, September 28th- Super Hero Day Thursday, September 29th- …

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Lent – a Time for Spiritual Growth

We grow spiritually when we pray, when we fast, and when we give alms.  This Lent we should aim to grow in each of these areas.  Here are some ideas to get you started: Start off Ash Wednesday with a day of fasting and abstinence Plan to fast from one of your favourite foods for …

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Snow Tubing is Not Crazy But Talking to Yourself is

Yep. I am certifiably crazy. At least in my own mind. You’re getting old Melina. Snow tubing is not crazy, but talking to yourself is. What fun though! Zipping down a hill at breakneck speed. The world a blur as you spin. Snow flying in your face and all around.  Fun.  Laughter.  Togetherness. Maybe there …

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