My School Year- review of MySchoolYear.com
I’m definitely a minimalist, and this rings especially true when it comes to homeschool planning, scheduling and record keeping. My province requires no plans, approval, or records to be kept, and I like it that way 🙂 When my oldest was in first grade, I used to keep a checklist of subjects covered and I …
Booklists: Finding great reads for your children and yourself!
I don’t know about you, but I’ve often been discouraged and annoyed by the books my children bring home from the library. I’ve even hid some of them. And as much as I want to and believe it would be ideal to do so, I just can’t pre-read everything before handing it over to my …
Our Relaxed Classical Homeschool
I’m over at the 30 Ways We Homeschool Blog Party today sharing all about our relaxed classical homeschool approach – please stop by and say hi!  Make sure you hang around too, and check out the 29 other homeschool moms who are sharing all about how they homeschool. I always find it so fascinating learning …
30 Ways We Homeschool Blog Party GIVEAWAY! ENTER TO WIN OVER $700 WORTH OF PRIZES!
I wanted to let all my readers in on something exciting that’s going on this month: the 30 Ways We Homeschool Blog Party over at They Call Me Blessed! Each day in June, a different homeschooling family will be sharing all about how they do homeschool — everything from educational philosophies, curriculum, schedules and more! Hop …
Hey Mama! Schoolhouse Planner Review
I’ve never been much of a planner and I’ve certainly never felt the need to create a day by day, lesson by lesson plan for my homeschool. As far as homeschool planning strategies go, I’ve always had my feet firmly planted in the “do the next thing” camp. The calendar on my fridge and the …
YOU ARE A SUPERMOM -shine in your own way, mama!
A couple of months ago, our family was visiting the home of my brother and his lovely wife. I don’t remember what we were talking about, but it came up in conversation that my sister-in-law is a bit flabbergasted at my clean house and wonders how I manage to pull it off. FULL STOP. Someone …
Math & Games - A Winning Combination {Sunya Review}
Last year, I instituted Fun Fridays in our homeschool to add variety, fun, and hands on application to our studies. It is definitely a popular feature around here! I’m always looking for more ways to add to our rotation of activities, so I was more than happy to have the opportunity to try out a …
More of a Good Thing: Finding Time to Read Aloud
Today I’m over at Hip Homeschool Moms sharing some ideas that will help you squeeze more reading aloud into your homeschool and family life. I’d be pleased if you’d hop on over there and check out the post! Here is a short preview: 
6 Reasons You Should Be Keeping a Commonplace Book
First of all, what is a commonplace book? A commonplace book is a notebook (or other resource) that is used to record ideas, facts, quotes, and personal responses to information encountered while reading, studying, or just going about your daily life. You can use it to record anything,from that deep, inspirational quote from your latest …
Free, Owl themed printable reading log
With my second little learner just beginning to reach the incredibly exciting reading milestone, I’ve been trying to help build her pride and confidence as she acquires what is to her an extremely difficult skill. My first reader needed minimal encouragement in this area, and she learned to read quickly with no bumps or setbacks along the …
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