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Our First Week of Homeschool This Year

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I have been wondering when to start our new year of homeschool, and this is the week. Baseball season is over. Our oldest made it to the All-Star team and went to State. Then we had family come to visit. I wanted to start in July, but life got in the way. And that’s okay.

One of the beauties of homeschooling is the chance to learn life lessons. Each state requires a certain amount of time or days per school year (it is 180 days for our state). There is not a mandatory start date, nor an ending date. As long as you get your days in, everything is good. Continue reading Our First Week of Homeschool This Year

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When Family Comes to Town

Oh the joys of family life. I love my extended family dearly, but it’s true what some say. After a few days, it is time for everyone to go.

I am an extreme introvert. I don’t like a lot of noise. Yes, I have 3 boys, but after so many years I can usually tune them out. I think most moms get to this point with their own children. Continue reading When Family Comes to Town

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Welcome to 3 in 15 makes 5: A family blog

I’m sure you are wondering about the title of our blog. We had 3 kids in 15 months, making a family of 5. It was a big adjustment. Married in 2001, 1st son in 2002, and then twin boys in 2003.

Our first picture as a family of 5

Who We Are:

We are Fred and Kim. After going through 15 years of parenting highs and lows, we decided to start a blog to help others. We plan to have articles on the early, middle, and teen years. Each stage has its own challenges, and we have always said that things don’t get better, they get different. We never liked it when people would say, “It will get better.” Some things may become easier, but then there will be new challenges. Continue reading Welcome to 3 in 15 makes 5: A family blog

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