What Makes a Great Week in Our Homeschool

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A great week in our homeschool means that language arts and math are done; that history is engaging; and that learning happens.

5 Things That are Working in Our Homeschool

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Now is a great time to consider what’s working in your homeschool and what resources you can take advantage of in order to bring about positive change. January is that halfway mark in the school year when teachers, homeschool or not, need to reassess what’s working and what’s not. Last week JessieLeigh made a great case […]

Homeschool Away from Home

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Homeschool doesn’t have to be at home. Here’s how learning happened during our European vacation.

Preparing Your Kids for Foreign Travel

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Crossing borders? Preparing kids for foreign travel is a little bit different than prepping them to visit Gramma’s house. Here are some fun things to do as you prepare to travel with kids. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way […]

Improve Your Routines for School Days

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Getting up and at ’em for school days can be challenging after the lazy summer season. How can we improve the daily routine for the good of everyone? Our first week of school went really well. I was like a machine, moving folks through their paces. The second week, not so much. By week three, […]

5 Fun Activities for Toddlers

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Make play and learning a dynamic duo. Try out one of these mom-friendly activities with your toddler and make some great memories. The toddler years can be so much fun! Oh my! There’s so much to do and explore. And even a cardboard box or a roll of tape can provide hours of entertainment. Truly. […]

7 Creative Uses for School Supplies

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School supplies aren’t just for school. Consider these ways to make the most of back to school sales and BTS clearance racks. Now is the season to pick up some great deals on school and office supplies. As you know, places like Walmart and Target have been hawking their wares for months. The back to school season […]

Lunchbox Treats Your Kids Will Love

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Slip a little sweet treat into the lunchbox. Here are six of our favorites for lunch dessert. When I was a kid the idea of a treat in my lunch box was a Ding Dong or a Twinkie. I think my parents only bought them that first week of school. There’s no way our budget […]