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  1. Sorry, I checked the box all over and it doesn't...

    Sorry, I checked the box all over and it doesn't say anywhere.
  2. I have all 4 yr Redesigned, and 3" worked for me...

    I have all 4 yr Redesigned, and 3" worked for me except Y4U4. If I needed bigger than 3", I'd break the unit in 1/2, b/c a 3" is bulky enough! I use the heavy weight protectors. Don't know if the...
  3. I have used binders and sheet protectors from...

    I have used binders and sheet protectors from Sam's Club for all 4 yrs. w/o complaint. I get the 3" binder for ea. unit, 1 1/2" for my dss, and the non-glare protectors. Another tip I learned on...
  4. Thank you so much for this! Fore-warned is...

    Thank you so much for this! Fore-warned is fore-armed. I think we'll read this one aloud.
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    EG doesn't diagram, but I haven't found that to...

    EG doesn't diagram, but I haven't found that to be important. Having taught diagramming in classrooms, I actually prefer EG's approach of labeling the sentence. This keeps the sentence intact so...
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    I have used EG for several years and love it. If...

    I have used EG for several years and love it. If I were in your shoes, and was looking at maintaining grammar skills while focusing on writing, I would consider Daily Grams. These are 5 min. drills...
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    We used the Dover Presidents coloring book. This...

    We used the Dover Presidents coloring book. This gave them something hands-on to do and we also read the paragraph under each picture. I took it a step farther and got the First Ladies coloring...
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    Thanks for the input. Part of the issue for me...

    Thanks for the input. Part of the issue for me is that I have a young Dialectic. Perhaps we'll bridge bet. UG and D this yr. I do so appreciate the Glances; yet another time saver for us moms!
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    My husband and I were looking over Y4U1 and are...

    My husband and I were looking over Y4U1 and are wondering why the Idiot's Guide is used as the core if there appear to be so many issues w/ it. It seems that there are many, many warnings in the...
  10. Have you considered calling the folks at Apologia...

    Have you considered calling the folks at Apologia for input? Another source might be Answers in Genesis. Maybe he could get an apprenticeship at their Creation Museum or something like that. Not...
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    My experience w/ Easy Grammar and Daily Grams...

    My experience w/ Easy Grammar and Daily Grams lends me to say that Daily Grams is not necessary unless you have a struggling student. We have used EG w/ our sons through the elem. grades and this...
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    Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn give a good definition...

    Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn give a good definition of classical education and also delineate between classical humanist and applied trivium you can Google their name and find the article online.
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    I have a mother who sounds like your...

    I have a mother who sounds like your mother-in-law. She lived in another state and we moved her to our area a few years ago so I could keep closer tabs on her. She lives about 10 min. from us now. ...
  14. I'm assuming this is a boy since you say your...

    I'm assuming this is a boy since you say your child struggles w/ writing and spelling. Forgive me if I'm wrong (I'm the mother of 2 boys!). We use Easy Grammar and I've actually used their other...
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    I have used EG for 2 yrs. and love it! I just...

    I have used EG for 2 yrs. and love it! I just recommended it to a friend who also has girls going into 5th and 8th. I agree w/ Lauralee in her advice. EG "cuts to the chase" and streamlined our...
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    http://www.juniorgeneral.org/index.html is a...

    http://www.juniorgeneral.org/index.html is a really cool site!
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    Sharie- We will certainly pray for them! Our...

    Sharie-

    We will certainly pray for them! Our family is tender towards missions, maybe b/c our daughter is a missionary nanny in Brazil and we know many missionaries around the world. It broke my...
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    I agree w/ Dana. I don't see as much value in...

    I agree w/ Dana. I don't see as much value in co-ops for younger children. In our case, Dad, as principal, holds them accountable for all of their assignments. We struggled w/ writing w/ our...
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    We've used Easy Grammar for a couple of years and...

    We've used Easy Grammar for a couple of years and my boys love it. The idea of learning the prepositions first really made sense to me. It reduces confusion in choosing the wrong word as the...
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