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6 In Homeschooling

A Review of Creative Littles || Homeschool Preschool

Are you looking for a preschool or kindergarten program to teach your child their alphabet? Look no further. Creative Littles is a great program for ALL kids. It is geared forwards ages 2-5 and can also be used for children who may have a learning disability. Have you ever heard that children learn the alphabet better if it is not taught in alphabetical order? Totally true! I learned this the hard way with my daughter, Isabella. I tried to teach…

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6 In Homeschooling

A Review Of WriteShop 1 & 2

I’m one of those homeschooling mamas that hears, “WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!” when I think about using a pre-made, detailed curriculum. So, when I was approached to try Write Shop, I was a little reluctant.   I wasn’t sure what I would be getting myself (or my son) into, but I told myself – either it will work, or it won’t. Well, I’m happy to tell you that it is working! With this subject being one of our son’s advanced areas,…

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8 In Homeschooling

An Honest Horizons Math Review

 Ensuring your child has a strong math foundation is crucial to later success. So often homeschool moms feel pressure to choose the “right” math curriculum for their child. What if they don’t understand it? What if I choose the wrong program and my child ends up hating math? So many questions! Well, today I’m going to answer those questions when it comes to Horizons Math from Alpha Omega. Let’s get started! This post contains affiliate links. What is Horizons? Horizons Math is…

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5 In Homeschooling

Mr. D Math For High School || A Review

If you are not a ‘math’ person, the idea of homeschooling through high school can feel intimidating. Impossible even. You might be asking yourself questions like, How can I teach my kids something I don’t understand? Even if I find a curriculum, how will I be able to answer my child’s questions? Momma, I feel you. And I’m here to say that you can take a breath. There’s help. You can have access to a top-notch teacher who will not…

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20 In Homeschooling

A Review of RightStart Math

As a former Math teacher now homeschooling my own children, I’ve eagerly and thoroughly scoured Math curriculum offerings at homeschool conventions and through online homeschool group recommendations. This post contains affiliate links. I headed into my search armed with the following knowledge: What I did not want: a traditional textbook worksheets and tests I’ve taught from half a dozen variations on that theme, and the only one that I felt did any justice to the depth and wonder of Math was…

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10 In Homeschooling

Rooted Childhood Curriculum Review

Rooted Childhood includes 12 monthly collections filled with inspiration and meaningful ways to connect with your young children through meaningful craft projects, stories, and song. Each collection includes an introduction that outlines the “why” behind the philosophy and explains how to use Rooted Childhood. The introduction also includes several printable planning pages and checklists to make sure your family rhythm and mindset are solid before you begin. This post contains affiliate links. What is Rooted Childhood? When many people think…

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5 In Homeschooling

Our Homeschool Preschool Curriculum || 2019-2020

It’s hard to believe we are getting ready for another homeschool year already! This school year I will be teaching six students, with the youngest student being in her second year of preschool. I have always loved the preschool years. They are filled with such wonder and curiosity. Preschoolers are such little people and it is during these years that their personalities really start to shine.   Since us homeschoolers love to shop for curriculum, I am sharing all of…

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4 In Homeschooling

The Best Homeschool Math While Roadschooling

Homeschooling can be a wild ride all on it’s own, can’t it? There are so many hills and valleys and each day looks different from the next. Once we think we have a hold on our routine, something comes along and shakes us up again. That is what happened to my family over this last year. I had everything all planned out and things were rolling along, as seamlessly as possible. And then, we found ourselves roadschooling! If you have given…

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6 In Homeschooling

Free Homeschool Book Report Printables

As a homeschooling mom, sometimes I want to give my kids a fun way to work on comprehension and writing. A little something different than their usual Language Arts curriculum. My kids love filling out worksheets that are based around a season or a holiday, so I created some simple Book Report printables. These FREE Book Report forms are a nice way to ease your child into book reports or book reviews. They guide them in the writing and review process and…

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2 In Homeschooling

Tips To Start Your Homeschool Week On The Right Foot

Every week, I see the memes about how much people dread Mondays. I hear from moms who can’t wait to have their children back in school, and honestly, it makes me sad. Mondays may be my favorite day of the week. I love our lazy Saturdays and going to church on Sundays, but there is something about the fresh start of a Monday that brings me such joy. I’m so thankful that Monday doesn’t have to bring me trepidation as…

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