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Lori Seaborg
FloraBama, Gulf Coast
I'm not just, pure, lovely. I just try to keep my thoughts there.
Interests: Writing - Photography - Blogging - Crafting - Making Do with Little - Motherhood - Marriage - and I'm definitely interested in God, too.
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Thank you for letting me know! It looks like they may have moved that portion of their site. I can't find where it is relocated, but I was able to get them to come up by using the Search box. In the Search box (top right of their site), put "Salsa" and you'll get search results for the lessons. I'm sorry I can't give you a direct link to the results - the way they have it set up, I can't get the link. I was able to retrieve one of the links: Change the "2" to another number to see a different episode. I hope this work-around helps; I'll continue to try to find where they moved the Salsa lessons! Thanks again, Lori Seaborg proving a high quality education can be for all:
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Thank you for taking the time to write!! - Lori Sent from my iPhone
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I love hearing this! Thank you so much for taking the time to write. Your note is so encouraging. - Lori
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Concordia University in Chicago has created beautiful art history lessons on many popular artists. There are ten free art history lessons for each grade, from first through eighth grade. Artists and Their Art: Sharing Visual Stories focuses mainly on art... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Freely Homeschool
It's Sunday. The mailman delivered a package (today!). And I found my black paint and it wasn't clogged up. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Just Pure Lovely
Thank you for writing, Odyssey! Sent from my iPhon
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Middle School Chemistry, a free science curriculum, is a resource "inquiry-based lesson plans that cover basic chemistry concepts along with the process of scientific investigation." Each chapter may be downloaded (pdf) along with lesson plans and teacher manuals. All of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
StoryNory offers free audiobooks (audiobooks are books, read aloud and recorded) for children. These books are read aloud by a woman, who, according to my homeschooling friend, "has a lovely British accent." You may listen to these children's stories either... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
It's a good morning when it begins with coffee, wool, a book, and a kid nearby to hear a passage read aloud. From the passage: "You can only make one person - you - the most wondrous, the most remarkable, the most open, the most beautiful, the most creative person in the world. Not to store it away, but to give it away because you can only give to others what you have. If I do anything for me, I do it for you." (from Living, Loving, Learning by Buscaglia) Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Just Pure Lovely
Chemistry, at first glance seems ho-hum, right? But when you consider that baking is chemistry, the science suddenly becomes much more interesting, don't you think? And when you visit this Periodic Table of the Elements, chemistry and science in general... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
Thank you for that, Paul. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented Jul 31, 2014 on 4-1 at Just Pure Lovely
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Hi, fatemeh! To me, the quote means that in order to see beauty, we must be alone sometimes.
Toggle Commented Jul 31, 2014 on The Soul That Sees Beauty at Just Pure Lovely
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I'm pretty much a wreck lately. I'm trying not to be, and sometimes I'm not, and usually I don't look like I am...but I'm pretty much a wreck. In 1995 he stole my heart. Then in 1997, she taught me that you don't split love in half when you have a second child - you double it. In 2000, he stole my heart by being the surprise baby only God knew we needed. And in 2003, she proved that love can quadruple. Now, it's time for the big one, the 1995 kid, to head off to college nearly 200 miles from home and I'm all kinds of wow, this is exciting no, it's really not it'll be fun! care packages! I'll miss our random conversations I'm so happy for him I'm...sad he's God's kid, not mine hang on, I have something in my eye It's just that all I ever really wanted, since my Barbie Doll days, is this, this beautiful family and their beautiful childhood. I really do want his childhood to end because I really do want him to chase his dreams; I really can't wait to see what he does with his super smart brain and super... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Just Pure Lovely
I found a high school curriculum that looks really good! Easy Peasy All-in-One High School Curriculum was created by a homeschooling mom. The curriculum is faith-based and covers math (here's the free Algebra 1 page, for example), science, history, and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
WalMart has announced that they're giving 10% back on school supplies to teachers for one week. I wrote to them and I personally received verification that homeschooling teachers are included in this offer! Shop for your classroom supplies at your... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
We've mentioned Homeschool Skedtrack before, but it is still a readers' favorite, so I thought I'd mention it again for newer homeschooolers (or frustrated ones!). Homeschool Skedtrack is an online program that helps with homeschool planning, including keeping up with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
Here's a readers' favorite! Have you ever heard of the Book of Virtues by former Secretary of Education, William Bennett? It was published in 1993, but is on its way to becoming a classic, probably because it is made up... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
Here on the Gulf Coast, Summer is not as much of an outdoor season as the rest of the year. It's hot now, and it rains nearly daily in our subtropical area. No matter where you live, there are indoor... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
I finally captured them on film! This is our 15-month-old puppy and 10-month-old kitten. Both were little rescue pets. I love how kind they are to each other. Now, don't think all is peaceful and relaxing in our house...the pup does not get along with our adult male cat for some reason, so we break up plenty of squabbles. Maybe that's why I'm so delighted with these two. Subscribe to Just Pure Lovely here Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Just Pure Lovely
Maker Camp is a free online summer camp in partnership with Google+, MAKE magazine, and Radio Shack. The camp is especially created for teens (ages 13-18, or younger kids with parental guidance), and is a great opportunity for those of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Freely Homeschool
I reach for beauty when something is painful in my life. Lately, I have been reaching often. Our children seem to sense this. For Mother's Day, our 18yo son presented me with India ink and a calligraphy pen. Oh, my my, that kid knows what I love: pen, ink, and paper. I created my first writing in honor of him. ;) Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2014 at Just Pure Lovely
I've been absolutely swamped lately. Our children are ages 11, 14, 16, and 18 and that means busyness that I never expected when they were young! The past two weeks have been full of ballet performances, a youth orchestra concert,... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Freely Homeschool