Adding Cooking to the Curriculum

Adding Cooking to the Curriculum

What subjects do you teach in your homeschool? I'm willing to bet that Math and Language Arts are on the list, and probably Science and History too. You might even have Art, Music, and Bible included in your plans. I don't know about you, but my list of "to-do's" each...

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Step Into History with Carole P. Roman! {REVIEW}

Step Into History with Carole P. Roman! {REVIEW}

Today I'm sharing with you about a fun book series that will help your children step right into history by imagining that they they are a part of it. This is by far my children's favourite way of relating to history -- they just love to use what they are learning and...

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A Not “Back-to-School” Update

A Not “Back-to-School” Update

I'm sure your newsfeed has been as full of first day of school pictures and posts as mine has been! Public schoolers and homeschoolers alike are excited about sharp new pencils, shiny new books, and a fresh start. And there is something almost intoxicating about the...

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Getting Started With French {Review}

Getting Started With French {Review}

Foreign language learning is definitely challenging for many homeschoolers, I know it sure has been for me. And as a Canadian living in a bilingual environment, I have always wanted to be able to teach my children to speak French. But without a formal course of study,...

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Homeschooling Without a Schoolroom

Homeschooling Without a Schoolroom

  We don't have a "schoolroom". You can walk through every room in my home, and you will not see any alphabet posters, 100's charts, or "learning centres". It's quite possible that a complete stranger could take a walk through my home and not even know that we...

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Why I don’t have assigned reading in my homeschool

Why I don’t have assigned reading in my homeschool

I'm a book hoarding, classics loving, library visiting, book worm, homeschooling mama who loves a good book list more than just about anything! You might be surprised however, that I don't have any required or assigned reading lists for my children in our homeschool....

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FlipStir – A New Twist on Puzzles {Review}

FlipStir – A New Twist on Puzzles {Review}

Puzzles are always a popular activity in our household. Years ago, when my oldest was kindergarten aged, making puzzles was even an item on our daily homeschool schedule. We have a good collection of puzzles these days, everything from simple wooden puzzles with peg...

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Homeschooling for Discipleship

Homeschooling for Discipleship

There were many things that initially drew me into homeschooling -- I loved the idea of allowing my children more time to play, to develop at their own pace and on their own schedule, spending more time with them, choosing the content of their curriculum and exposing...

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7 Ways to Save Money on Homeschool Curriculum

7 Ways to Save Money on Homeschool Curriculum

There are many ways to homeschool for cheap or free, and a library card can and will take you far, but unless you have a lot of time on your hands and actually enjoy the work of creating your own curriculum, chances are you are going to want to purchase formal,...

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Summer: A Season Ripe with Learning!

Summer: A Season Ripe with Learning!

Whether you homeschool year round or take a break for the summer, the warmer months can provide many extra opportunities for summer learning for you and your children! I've compiled this list of ways you can incorporate these opportunities into your summer, and also...

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