Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 05

Fascinating World of Mammals DVD – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

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My kids are all about animals, and we were delighted to review this DVD from BrainFood Learning, entitled the Fascinating World of Mammals. My kids are big fans of animal documentaries and animal cartoons so I was interested to see how they would respond to an animal DVD that had educational content added. About the …

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Aug 05

Ten MORE Advantages of Homeschooling

because you demanded it (and you know who you are). ten MORE advantages of homeschooling: 1. no child left behind – because they follow you around the house all the time. 2. the homecoming queen and king are the same every year – mommy and daddy. 3. you never have to sell raffle tickets. 4. …

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Aug 05

5 Days of Multi-Level Homeschooling – Where Do I Start?

I have the blessing of having three children ages nearly 11, 7.5 and 3. With this age span, I have learned a few tricks along the way to help me school multiple ages at one time. Some days I feel like the one-room schoolhouse teacher from yesteryear, with multiple ages pulling at me all at …

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Aug 04

T is for Tomato Salsa

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  Today I am going to share a recipe I created with you. My family loves salsa and we were given an abundance of tomatoes this week. Combining some of the tomatoes from our porch garden and the ones given to us. We were able to make three quarts of salsa. I hope you enjoy …

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Aug 04

Top 10 Advantages of Homeschooling

With all the hubbub of public schools in Georgia starting back this week, let us not forget about that other white meat – homeschooling. Top ten advantages of homeschooling: 1.  No classroom overcrowding (unless your last name is duggar). 2.  The superintendent can flirt shamelessly with the teacher, without threat of a lawsuit. 3.  You …

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Aug 02

Coming to a Home Near You – The Schoolhouse Expo (giveaway)

Have you ever wanted to be encouraged on your homeschool journey but lacked the funds, time or resources to attend a homeschool conference? The Old Schoolhouse Magazine has done it again by providing homeschooing families with an alternative to traditional homeschool conferences. The upcoming Schoolhouse Expo, scheduled for Aug 19, 2013 to Aug 23, 2013 will …

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