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5 In Homeschooling

All About Spelling || A Review & GIVEAWAY!

I have been wanting to try All About Spelling for several years and last summer I decided this would be the year. At first, I only planned to use the program with my youngest two children and purchased another spelling program for the older four. One of the reasons it took me so long to bite the bullet and buy All About Spelling was that it is not an independent program; you need to sit and teach each student. And spelling…

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6 In Homeschooling

An Extensive Review of Apologia Science For High School

In this house, we love science. Discovering how things work, how they function, playing with ingredients, memorizing the elements of the Periodic Table, assembling boxes of physics activities, and performing chemistry experiments, reading on plate tectonics or atomic theory – we’ve done a little bit of everything over the years. And it’s not because dad is a doctor; he likes a break from his work and ironically, his passion is history. This post contains affiliate links. My second daughter is…

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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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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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8 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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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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8 Things Homeschooling Moms Need To Know

When my oldest was entering 3rd grade we pulled our kids out of public school and decided to homeschool. I knew absolutely nothing about it. Thankfully, we live in a community with plenty of homeschoolers and veteran homeschool moms who gave me all kinds of juicy advice, and now I’m here to share them with you. These are 8 essential things that all homeschooling moms need to know, and I know they will bless you on your homeschooling journey.     8…

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Teaching Textbooks 3.0 Curriculum Review

Although we have been homeschooling for nine years already, math has always been one of those subjects that has been a bit of a struggle. I have used some great math programs that worked well for awhile, and some that we gave up on quickly after starting. One math program that I always wanted to try was Teaching Textbooks, but the price prevented me from taking the plunge. With a large family, I just couldn’t spend that much on one…

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2 In Homeschooling

5 Myths About Sonlight Curriculum

We have now used Sonlight curriculum for a full year and have thoroughly enjoyed it! I wish it didn’t take me so long to make the switch to Sonlight, but homeschooling is a journey full of learning for us moms too! Before I started using Sonlight, I know I had heard so many myths about Sonlight curriculum and they were a bit off putting. So, today I am sharing those myths with you and giving you my opinion on them!…

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9 In Homeschooling

The Good And The Beautiful Review || Level 6 Language Arts

You may have seen that we have been using The Good And The Beautiful curriculum in our homeschool for a little while now. My son uses and loves Sonlight and hopes to use their curriculum through high school. But my girls, especially the older ones, have been craving a little something different. After searching and researching, I came across The Good And The Beautiful and knew we had found a good fit. Jenny Phillips, the author of the curriculum, offers…

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