REVIEW: HISTORY Through the Ages Project Passport World History Study

Middle Ages

Welcome to The Middle Ages! This month, we were given access to a really neat hands-on study of The Middle Ages by Home School in the Woods to review.   HISTORY Through the Ages Project Passport World History Study is a downloadable product with printables to create hands-on projects to reinforce learning.  It consists of 25 stops to be utilized […]

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Times Tables the Fun Way Review

times alive

This month we had the privilege of reviewing Times Alive by Times Tables the Fun Way. This program contains online lessons with animated songs and stories to learn times tables the fun way.   For this review, we were given a 3-month subscription to Times Alive. Times Alive is a fun way to learn or re-inforce multiplication facts without extra papers or […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Groundhog Day, Robin Hood, & Yarn

This week was full of excitement in our home! One of the great things about homeschooling is that you can take your curriculum and modify it to fit your family’s needs.  This was one of those weeks! Groundhog Day: Yesterday, I asked *M* if he knew what Groundhog Day was.  I figured that after spending almost a whole year in […]

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Knitted Baby Letterman Jacket

Baby Letterman Jacket Knitting Pattern

Enjoy a new knitting pattern for your little ones! I designed this knit letterman jacket when I couldn’t find a pattern for one.  I wanted to knit up something special for my foster nephew and since my sister and her husband are die hard PSU fans, I figured this would be the perfect jacket! This can be knit in any […]

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How to Eat an Elephant

How to Eat an Elephant

…One Bite At A Time! Homeschooling is a big task. A big project. It can become very overwhelming very fast! You’ve taken the first step of deciding to educate your own children. All of a sudden you have this huge elephant in your living room and you feel like you can’t breathe! Calm down mama, everything is going to be okay. […]

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Teaching Dictionary Skills in Homeschool

D is for Dictionary

D is for Dictionary. D is also for, “Mom, please Don’t make me do the Dictionary today!” In this day and age, you are probably wondering why on earth I would succumb my children to using an actual, physical, in 3D, dictionary. The answer is simple: I want them to learn basic skills.  I want them to learn the things […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: The Crucible, Knitting, & Basketball

Weekly Wrap-Up

Our first week back to school after holiday break brought on some exciting changes! The Crucible One evening, after we returned from Pennsylvania and got settled back into our routine, we decided to have a family movie night.  We chose The Crucible which neither of us had seen in what seemed like ages. Most people might disagree with us allowing […]

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SchoolhouseTeachers.com Product Review – 2017 Homeschool Review Crew

We are so excited to be a part of this years Homeschool Review Crew!  As a new member, we were given a Yearly Membership to SchoolhouseTeachers.com to review.   SchoolhouseTeachers.com is an online homeschool website featuring over 300 courses for all ages including parents. The courses are self-paced and each class may include videos, printables, e-books, checklists and details about the class. The website has courses […]

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Choosing A Homeschool Curriculum

choosing a homeschool curriculum

Choosing curriculum can be an easy or tedious task when concerned with the education of your children. When I first began researching homeschooling, I had absolutely no idea what I was looking for.  All I knew is that I wanted to homeschool my child and future children. I was lucky enough to have a family member who homeschooled my 6 […]

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Goals, Friends & Magic

Weekly Wrap-Up

We just wrapped up 2016 in our homeschool. Yesterday was our last day of school until the new year and the kids could not be more excited to have an extended break. Because of our rush to get it all done, my business and blog have been lacking. Goals 2017 Will be a year of goals. How will we get […]

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