Tag Archive: homeschool

Jan 20

Check out my Guest Post on Homeschool Launch Today

I have been taking a much needed blogging break around here for the last month. We took a family trip, lost a dear family member and have been getting back into our homeschool groove after taking four weeks off. I have been doing a little bit of guest writing behind the scenes and I would …

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Jul 30

Wordless Wednesday


We will be making a trek to Virginia midweek to visit grandparents. Here are some pics from our last week of summer school. Lydia lining up her bears in the window

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Apr 26

Our Week – A Peek into our Homeschool and Family Life

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(afilliate link included in this post) I found myself having another one of those busy spring weeks as school is winding down around these parts. We only have two weeks left of “official school” to reach our 180-day mark. We had our last homeschool co-op class on Friday. Here is a rundown of our week: …

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Jan 20

Homeschooling Essentials – Day 1 – A Prepared Heart

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Today I want to share with you the first post in a five-day series on things we see as essentials in our homeschool. I will be linking up to some fellow bloggers who have some great wisdom and resources for you. The first topic is all about preparing your heart to homeschool. Our History As …

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Apr 28

F is for Figurative Language Cafe

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I am continuing to Blog through the Alphabet with Marcy over atĀ Ben and Me. This week we are focusing on the letter F. I decided to share with you an idea a friend of mine had and implemented at our monthly homeschool reading club meeting. We have been learning about literary terms throughout the year …

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Mar 21

Adventus – A Schoolhouse Crew Review

Music is one of my passions in life. As a former piano teacher, I was delighted to be chosen for this review. We have had the opportunity over the last month to learn aboutĀ Adventus. This company has created award-winning computer software for teaching piano to kids in the home without the aid of a professional …

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Mar 13

Using Games in your Homeschool


  One thing I love about homeschooling is the ability to change things up and make a chore into something memorable. Over the years, I have tried out several games, toys and puzzles that have made our school time more fun. Here are some things we have used in our homeschool that have worked for …

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Feb 19

Where is the Support When You Need It?

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I am blessed to have a wonderful group of homeschool moms around me from which I get loads of support. I have a mom who is active in my life and who was a homeschool mom herself back in the day. I walk this road of homeschooling with women who encourage me and who I …

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