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Martial Law

Mindanao (the island where we live) is under martial law because of fighting between the government and terrorist groups in a city about six hours from here.   http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/duterte-declares-martial-law-in-southern-philippines/ar-BBBsy5L?OCID=ansmsnnews11   http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-40022529   http://k2.abs-cbnnews.com/news/05/23/17/duterte-declares-martial-law-in-mindanao   http://k2.abs-cbnnews.com/news/05/23/17/philippines-needs-modern-weapons-vs-isis-duterte-tells-putin Davao City is now in something called hold and secure.   More here. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share […]

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Bible reading and young children

Q. How do I get my 3 y.o. to narrate? You don’t.  Narration, the kind where you ask the child to tell you back (rather than his own spontaneous retellings) doesn’t start until six. Q. If I don’t teach him how to do this now, how will he do it when he’s of school age? […]

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Buko (Coconut)

I should have taken a picture yesterday but I was too hot and sweaty to think about it, so you’ll have to make do with a description of the first part, although I did find a photo that is similar but not quite the same. There is an open air stand not very far from […]

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Considering What’s In Your Hand?

Sometimes a specific, precise and detailed bit of frugal advice is what you need most immediately and short term (chicken is on sale here, corn starch is better than and cheaper than baby powder, you can make adequate biscuits with water instead of milk).  But for long term savings what does the most good is […]

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Charlotte Mason Blog Carnival!! (Guest Hosting)

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