“Blessed”

    Lisa:  One thing I love about homeschooling is that we can customize our day based on Sophie’s priorities.  In our home, our spiritual growth is top priority.  Today, our bible lesson is about Matthew 5:1-11.  For those who don’t recognize the passage, it’s “The Sermon on the Mount.”...

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“Ask Sophie”

  Lisa:  Hi everyone!  For those who are not familiar with what is going on in our household, Sophie’s grandmother (Tata Najla) unfortunately fell and broke her hip.  As such, the last couple of months have been a blur, and we have not made much time to blog.  Well, no...

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“Dignified Speech”

Sophie:  Hi everyone.  I just love my blog. This post is about how I need to use Dignified Speech. Bob and Ellen say I am highly capable.  Please read this. Lisa:  Ever since I started homeschooling Sophie, I’ve mandated a household rule that we call  “dignified speech.”  What does that...

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“A Lovely Young Lady”

  Sophie:  I  had great time at my friend Jessica’s wedding. My mom got me a dress from the junior department, NOT the kid’s department.  I am not a kid anymore.  I am a teenager!  I loved dancing with you Baba. John:  I am glad the Lord gave me Sophie....

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“Tata Mathilda”

Sophie: This is my Tata (grandma) Mathilda.  She lives in Jouret el Termos in the mountains in Lebanon.  She comes back here to America every year and stays at my Amti (aunt) Jeanine’s in San Diego.  Sometimes I go visit her in San Diego.  I will get to see her in...

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“Picture This!”

  Lisa:  Do you have any hobbies?  We learned early on that Sophie was attracted to electronic devices.  She is pretty computer savvy and just naturally picks up on the operation of handheld devices.  I remember once when she and I were driving to Mount Washington Children’s Hospital in Baltimore...

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