I'm a cheap mum. Anytime I have to spend any money it is the end of the world. That can make just living normally frustrating for those around me. I'm a frugal gal and I'm really good at it. I'll have to admit though, one of my most favorite things about homeschooling is shopping! You've … Continue reading 5 Homeschool Things Worth Paying For
Homeschooling isn't easy. When I say that I wonder why people seem surprised. Do you think regular school teachers have it easy? Homeschooling has many good days and some bad days. That in no manner means we made the wrong choice or should not be homeschooling. Motherhood is incredibly hard and has a lot of … Continue reading 10 Bible Verses to Get You Through a Bad Homeschool Day
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will … Continue reading Happy Homeschooling Mum’s Verse of the Week
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1 Year of ABCmouse for $45! That is 62% Off! This is an awesome sale! The ABC Mouse program has been beyond vital for my family and our homeschooling journey. My public school going family members have also had amazing success with the ABC Mouse Program. The $45 Sale will run from March 28th - … Continue reading ABCmouse Spring $45 Sale!
My kids will be pen-paling soon and I wanted to share two great resources that we will be using. The Inspired Tree House offers awesome writing prompts that you can download that are super easy for kids of any age. These really get the ball rolling for writing with the kids. https://theinspiredtreehouse.com/writing-prompts-for-kids-the-pen-pal-project/ ISL Collective offers … Continue reading Pen Paling with Kids
My daughter is off to her first TeenPact event next week and I cannot believe it! We are so excited and a little bit nervous. We will be attending Maine's one-day TeenPact class in Augusta for ages 8-12. If you do not know what TeenPact you can learn about it here: https://teenpact.com TeenPact is designed … Continue reading TeenPact Study Guide
Today is the Solemnity of Saint Joseph. Sure, it falls right in the middle of lent but that is no reason why we can't celebrate! I don't know about you but I needed some ideas on how to celebrate with my kiddos and make it fun. Here are the 10 resources I found and loved. … Continue reading 10 Saint Joseph Day Resources
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This is beyond disrespectful. Saying my family is insignificant is very hurtful. I am a proud Mainer. I love it here and I am proud to live and raise my kids here. We have way more love for Maine than any of our public school friends we have met. It may be a small gesture but it is one that has made a huge impact. Over 30 years this has not been an issue. Why now? Why did she make the choice now? That is why it matters.
King (I), Baldacci (D) and LePage (R) all issued Proclamations recognizing
Maine Home Education Week
STATEHOUSE – Maine House Republicans today
expressed disappointment regarding Governor Janet Mills’ denial of a request by
Maine Home Schoolers for an official Proclamation recognizing Maine Home School
The denial follows 32-years of bi-partisan
tradition recognizing the importance of school choice and home school
education. Governors McKernan (R), King (I), Baldacci (D) and LePage (R) all
issued proclamations upon request.
“I am shocked that, in this day and age, the
self-proclaimed “one-Maine” Governor feels that the impact of home schoolers is
insignificant,” said Rep. Heidi Sampson (R-Alfred). “Fourteen U.S. Presidents
and countless notable societal contributors, including: George Washington,
Franklin Roosevelt, Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Agatha Christie, Helen
Keller, Robert Frost and countless modern entertainers were homeschooled.
Apparently, Governor Mills is not ‘prochoice’ when it comes to educational
choice for children and their parents.”
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