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Monday Monday

Here we are back to another Monday.  I am thankful that the sun is not out today, because it means that I have the chance to drop by and say "hello!" to all of you. 
Hannah and I have been making our way through the book of Genesis ala FIAR style.  Though it's more of a three in a row, which I should have known as that has been our MO for quite some time.  We have studied the tower of Babel, Noah and most recently the call of Abram, which we continue this week.  I'm super excited to start incorporating the Hands-On Bible with our studies.  It has turned more into a Bible study with object lessons than I had thought it would, but I think it's working well for us.  Hannah is eating up most anything related to sharks lately, books, videos, you name it.  We're also doing the summer reading program at the library, where she has earned lots of trinkets so far and a free bowling game for non-fiction books.  
Still not making any real headway towards reading, but I figure that it will happen when it happens.  Hoping all the reading we're doing this summer will help her out with that.
I'm contemplating offering an early elementary Bible study this fall, if things for CBS don't work out as hoped.  I'm currently looking into a Thursday class on Acts, but their first grade class is full. So, we're on the waiting list.  And the Tuesday one we had planned to go to just did not work into our schedule at this point so I gave up our spots for others to take that will definitely be able to attend.  
That's our homeschool info for the past couple of months.  I'm enjoying doing class in the summer, it helps keep the boredom away and I don't have any stress about needing to get things done in a specific time period, which is definitely a blessing. 

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