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Welcome to The Redheads, a blog on the life of a redheaded family.

15 Jul Posted by in Crusoe, Family, Jaeda, Liddi | Comments

Hello (and goodbye) June!

Hello (and goodbye) June!

We enjoyed some perfectly warm days last month. Wading and swimming in the lake are favorite pastimes. Crusoe was particularly tired this day. I feel much braver when a sister joins me! All that red hair. We stumbled upon a carnival kicking off free summer lunches. BOTH CORBAN AND JAEDA FINISHED THEIR READING LESSONS! James […]

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May Flowers

May Flowers

May started with the most beautiful weather (weather that, really, we’ve had for most of the summer; I mean, gorgeous!) We printed the illustrations of our books and put them on display in the Performing Arts Center at the local high school. This was so much fun for me (and a lotta work for James). […]

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03 May Posted by in Homeschool | 1 comment

Enjoying the Feast

Enjoying the Feast

I knew that art study was important for our homeschool, even for our hearts. We value the true, the good, and the beautiful and pursue it relentlessly. So I got the cards, the ones that showcase some of the most famous art in the world, painted or sculpted by some of the most famous artists […]

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21 Apr Posted by in Corban, Crusoe, Jaeda, Liddi | Comments

A Song for the Discouraged Heart

A Song for the Discouraged Heart

Why should I feel discouraged, why should the shadows come, Why should my heart be lonely, and long for heaven and home, When Jesus is my portion. My constant friend is He: His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me; His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches […]

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A bird’s eye view of the last few months

A bird’s eye view of the last few months

Having a fourth child is hard. (Betcha thought I was gonna say something uplifting and inspiring. HA.) Even our great days (and there are many!) are just plain ol’ hard. So much talking, touching, needing, crying, diaper changing, sock losing, complaining, laughing, screaming, eating, messing, cleaning (I’m really tempted to keep this list going…forever. But […]

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