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
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!
I was asked to review a new towel company called Turkish Towel Store. I received a free towel to try out and review. At first, when I received my towel I was skeptical. It wasn't a nice fluffy bath towel. It wasn't a rough-ish beach towel like I'm used to. It is a thin soft … Continue reading Review: Turkish Towel Store
My favorite kids' magazine has come out with new deals! Valid until March 24th you can get 40% off of Hidden Pictures and Free Shipping! 16.68 16.68 … Continue reading Highlights Deal of the Week!
I love Continue to Give! I have had a really positive experience using it. I have been using Continue To Give for my online giving program. You should check it out yourself. The program makes giving easy because people can give with Text, App, Kiosk, or on the website. Their rates are low, and they … Continue reading Online Giving Program
I LOVE giving gifts. When I became a parent I was actually a little bummed that we only give gifts twice a year, Christmas and Birthday. I have changed that though in the past 9 years of being a parent. Some may criticize it but I love it. Last night, which was Saint Valentine's Day … Continue reading 10 Easter Gifts for Kids
Schoolers get all the fun right? WRONG! We get all the fun! Even though we do not get to take those depressing looking pictures of the parents celebrating their children leaving for school, we can still do our own thing to celebrate the traditional start of the school year. We homeschool year round, so my … Continue reading 10 Ways to Celebrate Not-Back-To School!
Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review, well making the portfolio. The actual review is simple. In Maine, you do not have to notify anyone that you are homeschooling until age 7 and you should wait to notify until then. It is always good though to get into the … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old
Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review. I am at an advantage because my BFF is a Maine certified teacher so she can do the portfolio review for me. She knows we are at the library daily, we help with and go to co-op, are in scouts, and are … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 8/9 Year Old
Miss Rumphius is a favorite story of mine. I have always loved the book. When I was planning my co-op class I knew that I was going to teach Miss Rumphius. So when that day came I was so excited. I only have 30 minutes for 2 age groups to teach. Ages 7 and under and … Continue reading Lesson: Miss Rumphius