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Win a Year of Hallmark Greeting Cards! ** This post also contains affiliate links and I may be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Guess what? I am partnering with Dollar Tree and celebrating Dollar Tree's one-year anniversary of Hallmark greeting cards by hosting a sweepstakes! Anyone can enter now through … Continue reading Dollar Tree Hallmark Sweepstakes!
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
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
It is that time of year again! Some people wait for the seasons to change or certain sports to start. I wait for the Relay For Life! This Friday and Saturday will be the Penobscot Relay for Life. A two day and one-night event where we raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society … Continue reading Relay For Life Time!
One of my readers nominated me for the Best Educational Blog Award. I like this award because it is set up so anyone can use it and anyone can nominate blogs they actually read. This is a really good idea for the blog awards that go around! Thank you to my reader, passitonmom who nominated me … Continue reading Best Educational Blog Award
As a homeschooling parent, I hear all the time that homeschooling is very expensive. I understand where that is coming from. The fact is though that homeschooling is not expensive. You could essentially homeschool for free, and yes that includes printing costs. I am going to share 50 ways to homeschool for free. This is a … Continue reading 50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1
If you live in Maine then you know (or should know) that a great American hero's anniversary is coming up at the end of June. It will have been 25 years since MSG Gary Gordon died for our country. He left behind children, parents, and family. His hometown has been working hard to honor this … Continue reading Children and American Pride
My kids love the Kindle. They are not on it 24/7 but we do have a lot of games for them at their disposal. I choose all their Kindle games. Whatever the games are I have 100% control over. I also do not pay for any games, even for myself. While my kids are outside … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Reading Kindle Apps for Kids
I have four children now. Four children at Christmas. Does that sound terrifying? A little, yes. Having rules and boundaries help though. I learned very quickly that it is ok to say no, make sure you say no, and the anger and tears are over in about five minutes. That makes all the holidays … Continue reading Christmas With a Newborn