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Simple Homemade Fruit Cobbler

Simple Cobbler Recipe I remember watching my mom make homemade cobbler when I was a little girl. They were always so pretty, but it seemed like it took forever for her to finish them....

Quick & Easy German Meatloaf

  Quick & Easy German Meatloaf This recipe for quick & easy German Meatloaf is delicious. It’s another one of the few dishes I serve that everyone in my family loves. I love it...

How to Teach Homeschool Reading

How to Teach Homeschool Reading When I first started homeschooling my children, homeschool reading was a subject I was terrified to teach. That sounds a little ridiculous now, but back then it was a...

Best Cake Made from a Mix…Ever

Best Cake Made from a Mix…Ever I have absolutely no desire to make a cake from scratch. So, I had to figure out how to make the best cake made from a mix. You...

DIY Cute Birthday Cakes

DIY Cute Birthday Cakes Store bought birthday cakes can be expensive and sometimes the decorating options can be minimal. I’ve discovered how to DIY cute birthday cakes for my kids’ birthdays. Disclaimer — I...

Helpful Homeschool Grading Tips, girl doing schoolwork

Helpful Homeschool Grading Tips

Helpful Homeschool Grading Tips   “Homeschool grading is the fun part of homeschool, for me. This is where the rubber meets the road and I know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, if my...

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Our Preschool Homeschool Curriculum

Our Preschool Homeschool Curriculum Our preschool homeschool curriculum actually isn’t much of a curriculum at all. It’s more of a skill set, learned through fun and “playing school,” that my little guy needs to...

Changing Homeschool Curriculum Mid-Year

Changing Homeschool Curriculum Mid-Year As an eclectic homeschool mom, there’s not one particular boxed curriculum that I get especially jazzed about. There are some curriculums that I really love, and some that I feel...

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Our 2018-2019 7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2018-2019 7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Teaching basic subjects is important in your 7th grade homeschool curriculum, but allowing room for your student to explore their own interests can be very beneficial. A mix...

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 Our 2018-2019 4th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2018-2019 4th Grade Homeschool Curriculum When choosing 4th grade homeschool curriculum, I usually focus on base subjects, like English/Grammar, Math, Science, and History. That leaves lots of room for my kids to learn...

Our 2018-2019 Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum

Our 2018-2019 Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum   I wanted to make absolutely sure my twins didn’t get bored with their 2018-2019 Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum. So, I had to be very creative when planning. I absolutely...

Homeschooling Multiple Ages, seated family with multiple aged children

Homeschooling Multiple Ages

Homeschooling Multiple Ages To some people, the thoughts of homeschooling multiple ages sounds like it would look like a three-ring circus, but there are ways to make it virtually painless. The best homeschool curriculum...

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When Dad Doesn’t Help – A Letter to the Struggling Homeschool Mom

When Dad Doesn’t Help – A letter to the struggling homeschool mom. Dear Momma, It can be difficult when Dad doesn’t help homeschool the children. If Dad is present, sometimes he doesn’t understand, sometimes...

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Best Free Apps for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners

Best Free Apps for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners Let me just start by stating that I don’t believe that learning apps should ever be used as the only means of homeschooling your child, but they...

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Potty Training Toddlers While Homeschooling

Potty Training Toddlers While Homeschooling Potty training toddlers while trying to homeschool other children might sound like a recipe for disaster, but it doesn’t have to be. Preparation is key! *This website is an...

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup

  Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef Soup For a very long time, I made easy vegetable beef soup on the stovetop until one day I decided to turn it into slow cooker vegetable beef soup. THE EASIEST VEGETABLE BEEF...

Our 2018-2019 Homeschool Schedule — Blocks of Time

Our 2018-2019 Homeschool Schedule — Blocks of Time Planning your homeschool schedule can be confusing. How are you going to get all the required work completed when there’s only one of you to teach...

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Planning Your Homeschool Year to Avoid Burnout

Planning Your Homeschool Year to Avoid Burnout Until two years ago, I struggled with homeschool burnout every year, but I discovered a new homeschool year plan and left burnout far, far behind. Planning your...

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Organizing Homeschool Curriculum

Organizing Homeschool Curriculum You’ve bought curriculum and purchased supplies you’ll need. Organizing homeschool curriculum is your next step. I mean, no one wants their house to look like the episode of Hoarders where the...

Two Simple Ways to Organize Homeschool Paperwork

Two Simple Ways to Organize Homeschool Paperwork

Keeping all your kid’s homeschool paperwork organized can be very intimidating. Worksheets, tests, important records, you need to keep it all, right? Well, not necessarily. Let’s decide what’s important… *This website is an Amazon...

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