August is looming. The summer is hot and we are wondering how much longer must we suffer. Ok, maybe it is just me who is wondering that. I hate summer :p. Nonetheless, we cannot deny that the new school year is coming. It is looming. It will be here. Whether you are a homeschooler, like … Continue reading ABC’s of Starting the New School Year
I hear a lot of excuses for why people do not homeschool. Those excuses are always followed simply by me telling someone I homeschool. While I am not judging you for sending your kids to a traditional school and while I could care less for your reasons why you do not homeschool (see 10 Things Homeschool … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts
That is a loaded question. I've worked hard to consistently write but lately, it has been a struggle. I haven't been relaxing though! Last month I walked the Relay for Life in memory of lost family members and in honor of those friends and family who fought the battle of cancer, at the time my … Continue reading Where Have I Been?
The Saola is also known as the Asian Unicorn. We studied Saola's in co-op and here is how we did it. First, Saola is a very rare and endangered animal. It cannot live in captivity. This animal was discovered in 1992 and we are still learning a lot about it. It is very hard to … Continue reading Lesson: Saola
Spring is here! The snow is gone (yes, it takes that long for the snow to go away here), the air is getting warmer (ok, I do have a heater on by my feet it was like 40F when I woke up), and it is getting dark later in the day. That means maybe you … Continue reading 50 Ways to Homeschool for Free Part 2
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
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