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Trying to Raise Saints

Naturally Curious

Welcome to Trying to Raise Saints.  I've seen so many great ideas lately on how to navigate this new normal we have found ourselves in.  I wanted to create a place to share what I can with with other parents who are just trying to do the best they can.  


If there's something specific you're looking for, let me know and I'll work on finding that and include it in a future post.  Read on, and enjoy.

 
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Welcome to Holy Week!

It's Holy week! It's also Spring Break, but we're not focused on that this year. Our focus is on Jesus and His sacrifice for us. We...

What's with the TP hoarders?

How can we STILL not find toilet paper at the store? My husband has gone at least 5 different times and comes up empty every time! We...

What a whirlwind!

I've been quiet on here lately, not because I'm out of ideas - I was preoccupied getting new packets planned and prepped for my students,...

No Tech Day

Stolen from Facebook and thankful that it has a source referenced at the end. Always nice to give credit where credit is due! Teacher...

Straight from the author's mouth!

We read stories to our kiddos every single day. Often multiple times a day. Typically, they love the voices and rhythm. Truth time -...

Let's go to the zoo!

Our family loves to explore zoos and aquariums! It's truly one thing we look for when we're traveling! There is always something fun...

Day 3 of Coronacation

Thanks to one of my bestest college friends for the new term 'Coronacation'. Doesn't it sound so much better than quarantine or social...

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Library is closed. We can't go to the store to get books. My kindergartner can't read on his own. Introducing - audio/video books! ...

Legos, Legos, Legos!

My boys have build time (Legos, Magnatiles, Bristle Blocks, etc) in their schedule each day. Perhaps these ideas will help keep it...

Leprechaun Fun!

Someone posted this on our neighborhood page! My kids loved coloring their shamrocks for the font window and we can't wait to watch for...

Art classes @ noon daily!

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So many questions!

Wondering how to keep your kids on track while school is closed? Looking for things to challenge them? Are you off work and looking for a...

Rocket Math offer

In our school, we use the Rocket Math program to help students learn/memorize their basic facts. They are currently offering a wonderful...

Mo knows doodles!

Do you have a budding artist? Do you need to teach something art related but aren't very creative? Leave it to Mo Willems! Mo Willems...

My kids don't have Facebook but....

So my kiddos don't have FB, but I will definitely login and let them take part in some of these! Let me know what you try! ⭐⭐Daily LIVE...

Getting Cabin Fever?

Are you already bored? Are your kids driving you nuts? Take them on a virtual trip to one of these amazing places! With more things...

Educational Websites

So many educational websites are trying to help families through this time of quarantine due to COVID-19. The sites listed here are...

Brainchild - on Netflix

My husband and I came up with a daily schedule to help us stay on track and not consumed with electronics during this quarantine. ...

Making a Schedule!

I think the key to helping all of this run smoothly, is keeping a routine. Here is what my husband and I came up with that we think will...

 

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