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    OT: Because I know you'll all celebrate with us!

    I just edited my signature (not that I post all that much, but I've loved all the wisdom on this board; it has really helped our homeschool)! AND, one month ago we were able to grow our family via the adoption of our five year old son! We are so excited and he is doing really well. He has a sweet heart, LOVES his big sisters, and is learning new things every day. We adopted him from China, so we are focusing on learning English this year and living and loving in a family. I literally just ordered Level A for him as he is functioning like a 3 year old, more or less, as he hasn't been in any educational setting at all. Anyway, I know you all celebrate life, too, so thought I'd put our happy announcement out there. <3
    Emily J

    2018-2019 School Year
    DD (11)-MP 5 core
    DD (9)-SC 4
    DD (8)-MP 2 core
    DS (6)-SC B

    *Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourself a difficult task but you will succeed if you persevere: and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to obtain something beautiful is ever lost. ~Helen Keller*

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    Re: OT: Because I know you'll all celebrate with us!

    Congratulations, Emily! What a blessing!
    Jennifer
    Blog: [url]www.seekingdelectare.com[/url]

    DS16: MP, MPOA, HSC, Breaking the Barrier French
    DS15: MP, MPOA, HSC
    DS12: Mash-up of 6/7M
    DS11: SC 4
    DD9: 3A with First Form Latin (long story!)
    DD8: Mash-up of SC 1/2
    DD5: January birthday, using SC B and C as a two-year JrK

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      #3
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      I'm so glad you shared this news! Congratulations!!
      Katy
      2017-2018
      DD 8, 3A
      DS 4, Junior Kindergartem

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        #4
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        How wonderful! Congratulations and may God bless you and your family
        Sarah

        Aussies from Sydney, Australia
        Miriam 10yo
        Jonathan 7yo
        Elissa 4yo
        Thomas nearly 2yo
        Baby due 1st July 2020

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          #5
          Re: OT: Because I know you'll all celebrate with us!

          How amazing! Such great news! Thanks for sharing!

          AMDG,
          Sarah
          2020-2021
          16th Year HSing; 10th Year with MP
          DD, 19, Homeschool grad; college sophomore
          DS, 16
          DD, 14
          DD, 12
          DD, 10
          DD, 8
          DD, 6
          +DS+
          DS, 2

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            #6
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            Beautiful, Emily! Praying for this time for your family.
            Festina lentē,
            Jessica P

            2020-2021
            11th year HSing · 9th year MP
            @ Home, HLN, & Latin online
            11th, 9th, 6th, 3rd

            Highlands Latin Nashville Cottage School

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              #7
              Re: OT: Because I know you'll all celebrate with us!

              Aww!! How wonderful!

              Prayers for peace and much joy during this transition! What beautiful news!
              Amanda - Mama to three crazy boys (7A, 6M, 2), classics major

              "Non nisi te, Domine. Non nisi te" - St. Thomas Aquinas

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                Congratulations to you and your family. Such happy news. Prayers for lots of love and bonding time!
                ~Crystal, and 6 beside

                2019-2020 school year:
                DD12 - 6th Core
                DS10 - 5th Core
                DD8 - 3rd Core
                DS6 - K @local public school
                DS6 - K @local public school
                DS3 - Smiling at everyone

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                  #9
                  Re: OT: Because I know you'll all celebrate with us!

                  Congratulations!
                  Des
                  3 graduates (used LC1&2, Traditional Logic)
                  G (4th grade using old MP core 3, GSWL, Strayer-Upton book 2)
                  S (9th grade Abeka US History, Abeka Themes in Literature, Henle Latin w/MP guide, Systematic Mathematics w/LOF, Anatomy and Physiology, Art of Argument)

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                    Congratulations!!!
                    Brit

                    Catholic mom to five
                    2019-2020:
                    Ds '01 - College freshman: Thomas Aquinas College
                    Ds '03 - 10th grade: MPOA Algebra 2, and a bunch of other stuff
                    Ds '06 - 8th: MP Tiner science (chemistry, physics, and astronomy), 8M lit, 8M Exploring Planet Earth, ancient history, OLVS 8 Catechism
                    Dd '10 (Down syndrome) - JrK with little brother and BOB books
                    Ds '15 - JrK with big sister

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                      #11
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                      Congratulations!
                      DD 12, using 6M core with 7th Grade COTR
                      DS 10, using 5M core

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                        #12
                        Re: OT: Because I know you'll all celebrate with us!

                        Congratulations, Emily!!
                        Catherine

                        2019-20
                        DS16, 10th with MPOA
                        DS14, 7th
                        DS13, 6th
                        DD13, 6th
                        DS7, MP1 with Barton Reading & Spelling
                        DD4, JrK
                        DS 23 mos

                        Homeschooling 4 with MP
                        2 in classical school

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                          #13
                          Re: OT: Because I know you'll all celebrate with us!

                          Congrats! What a joy!
                          There is such a need locally for foster parents that I keep wondering--could I homeschool/use MP with a child coming from an unstable home life? It's encouraging to see moms out there jumping right into homeschooling their adopted kids!
                          Michaela
                          Daughter: Age 11 MP 6A (MPOA for TFL, 6th grade math, and composition)
                          Son: Age 6 1st Grade MP Traditional Spelling, Literature, Math, and Handwriting
                          for 2019/2020 school year

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                            #14
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                            Congratulations!
                            --Amanda

                            DD #1 - 3rd
                            DD #2 - K

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                              #15
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                              So very happy for your family.
                              Ana, mama to
                              ds A, 14 yo
                              ds N, 9 yo

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