30 Ways We Homeschool Blog Party and Giveaways!

30 Ways We Homeschool Blog Party and Giveaways!

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...

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Hey Mama! Planner Review

Hey Mama! 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...

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Math & Games – a Winning Combination {A Sunya Review}

Math & Games – a Winning Combination {A 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...

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Printable Reading Log

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...

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Our Relaxed Classical Curriculum – 2016/2017 Picks!

Our Relaxed Classical Curriculum – 2016/2017 Picks!

Well, it's that time of year again, and after reviewing our learning goals and materials from the past year, I think I've finally got the next one figured out!  Maybe. It's been a busy year with my 5 year old joining us for some of our formal learning for her...

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Why I Shouldn’t Homeschool My Kids

Why I Shouldn’t Homeschool My Kids

"Oh, I could never homeschool my kids!" You've heard it, and so have I.  It's often one of the first things said to you when you make a new friend at church or at the neighbourhood park. Sometimes you hear it from an old friend (perhaps they think you are judging...

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My 2016 Reading Plan – Spring Update!

My 2016 Reading Plan – Spring Update!

Educating myself while I educate my children has become increasingly important to me. Finding the time to do so however, while also being a busy (and distracted!) wife and home educating mother is really difficult -- but I've committed to taking baby steps. My goal is...

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How We Homeschool: Morning Time

How We Homeschool: Morning Time

There seems to be a lot of buzz among homeschoolers lately about Morning Time. Or Circle Time, Morning Basket, Power Hour, and Symposium as I have also heard it called. It's a great way to start your homeschool day, although some homeschoolers have this same practice...

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Homeschool Copywork {Review}

Homeschool Copywork {Review}

The timing for this review was just providential for me! My oldest has recently transitioned to writing in cursive but has finished up her handwriting workbook for the year -- but she still needs a lot more practice to become proficient. Not wanting to make my own, I...

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Multiplication Made Easy {Times Tales Review}

Multiplication Made Easy {Times Tales Review}

My kids love memorization. They have memorized poetry, scripture, even boring grammar lists, happily and without complaint. But math facts? They are a huge struggle. I often wondered if this discrepancy in ability to memorize was due to the subject matter - words...

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