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Blog, Home Schooling

Learning about Weather & Seasons

We’ve got some really good books on learning about the weather and the different seasons, but here are some of the fun activities that we’ve used to reinforce the ideas and concepts. THE WEATHER GAME We love playing this free printable weather game.  It’s fun and helps the kids remember the weather terms, and of course anything with dice reinforces…

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the different kinds of people you will find at gym
Blog, Unplugged, Urban Makoti

The 3 Types of Gymers

Every time I go to gym I can’t help but be inspired by all the people there, it’s inspiring on so many levels. Firstly, people at gym have made a resolution: to work on having a fitter/healthier/stronger/slimmer body. It’s one thing just deciding on something, but when you have to invest your hard-earned cash into a decision, it’s something else….

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why you have to marry up
Blog, Unplugged, Urban Makoti

Why You Have To Marry Up

Financially, I’m not sure which one, between my husband and I, married up, because we both don’t have money, except for that inheritance lumpsum waiting for me  (lol! I wish); and our families are far far far from balling. Education-wise, I’m also not sure. He went to a high school that cost about R60 000 a year (20+ years ago),…

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Blog, Home Schooling

Learning about Courage & Leadership

These are just some learning ideas from the week we did courage and leadership as the theme of the week MAIN READING We read The Herd Boy, written by Niki Daly, from our Little Footprints collection.  It’s a touching story about a boy who spends his days herding his family’s animals but has great dreams of someday becoming the president. We…

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don't wait until you're perfect
Blog, Unplugged

Don’t Wait ‘Til You’re Perfect

Until today, I’d always seen Sarah (Abraham’s wife) in such a perfect light.  When I thought of her, a perfect woman came to mind….and of course the words “Mother of Nations”.  Rightly so, because this is the woman that God chose amongst them all to bear the nation of God, Abraham and Sarah were the first Israelites, the entire nation…

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FAITH ROMANS 3
Blog, Unplugged

Getting Right With God

A Spirit-filled, tongue-speaking, demon-slaying evangelist whose faith is in Christ; and a drug addict whose faith is in Christ, are equally righteous in God’s eyes ONLY BY FAITH… “We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ.  And this is true for everyone who believes, no matter who we are.” – Romans 3:22(NLT) Our human nature…

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oceans hillsong where feet may fail faith
Blog, Unplugged

Oceans

“When oceans rise, my soul will rest in your embrace” You call me out upon the watersThe great unknown where feet may failAnd there I find You in the mysteryIn oceans deepMy faith will stand And I will call upon Your nameAnd keep my eyes above the wavesWhen oceans riseMy soul will rest in Your embraceFor I am Yours and…

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