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And we’re back! Season 11 of Scholé Sisters started back up bright and early this morning! Kelly Cumbee is our special guest. You won’t want to miss it! ♥
Also, I think the new look is fun, don’t you? New logo, altered color scheme … it feels freshened up to me!
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We finished the book Talk to Me yesterday (finally). I don’t think it actually teaches social skills the way I was promised it would, but my children still found it very interesting. It’s really a book on basic journalism, and I think it’s great they now have a better understanding of how it all works and how it ought to be done to have integrity. I can recommend it if you have a child interested in being a reporter or biographer or something, but I think it’s skippable for most homeschools.
We’re starting on The Social Skills Guidebook next week and I think this will better meet my actual goals. I’ll keep you posted!
I’ve also been thinking about getting my hands on a copy of The Fine Art of Small Talk. Have you read it before? I’d love to hear a review if you have.
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Speaking of books, I have a BIG recommendation from A-Age-Fourteen:
She’s been reading this and loving it so much. I can tell because she keeps stopping to come tell me all about it! She also insisted her Granmama (my mom, who is involved in counseling) buy a copy right away.
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This month in 2019:
There is tension when the ideal meets the real, but the struggle after the ideal is always worth the effort, even when we fail. Or maybe especially when we fail.
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Podcast episode of the week:
- Sovereign Grace Sermon Podcast: O God of Vengeance, Shine Forth!
- I’m a little biased because this is my pastor at my church, but honestly: WOW. The text was Psalm 94 and it was the best anti-abortion sermon I’ve heard in my life.
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This week’s links collection:
- Prehistoric, Dinosaur-Era Shark With Insane Teeth Found Swimming Off Coast of Portugal from Newsweek
- I wouldn’t want to be in the water with it, but this is still pretty awesome!
- Iowa Caucus Results Riddled With Inconsistencies, New Report Finds from Inquisitr
- I know everyone’s saying this, but seriously? These people want to run our healthcare system but they can’t even count votes? If it wasn’t so sad, it’d be funny!
- Wicca and Eclectic Neo-Paganism: Beliefs and Practices, Emerging Worldviews 22 from BreakPoint
- This is a good primer if you have no clue about Wicca. There’s quite the movement going on, so you’ll likely encounter it. Good to have a little background knowledge in advance.
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