Creating a Functional Homeschool Space

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One thing about homeschooling, is you need a good organizational system.  You need a place for the kids to keep their books and papers, so they can access them everyday – without help from you.  You need to be able to store crayons, pencils, markers, kid scissors – so that they can be easily accessed Read the full article…

4-Simple Steps to Prevent Sloppy Math Mistakes

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  I am honored to have Kate Snow, a math educator on a mission to help parents raise kids who are capable and confident in math.   Kids’ sloppy mistakes in math driving you up the wall? Learn 4 simple steps you can take to improve their neatness and accuracy in math! Some kids seem Read the full article…

Expert Post: Tips for Helping Your Kids with Homework and Study Habits

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Developing good study habits is hard. Many parents claim it to be the most laborious task because these habits don’t come quickly or fall naturally. Many kids need to be trained how to grow these habits over time. And, sometimes, that can be difficult when you are not confident how little (or how much) to Read the full article…

Why I am choosing to Send my Kids to School Next Year

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  Change can be frightening, but in one way or another, it’s always good.  It’s good to push yourself to have new experiences, meet new people, and see where it takes you. I have homeschooled my kids since the beginning.  Originally, I started homeschooling when my oldest exhibited severe anxiety.  I thought that he would Read the full article…

Homeschool Curriculum for Primary and Middle School – 2017/2018

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This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will go towards running this blog.     I’m really excited about this upcoming school year.  Not only are we adding Grayson to the mix, I think we have a Read the full article…

Zumo Makes STEM Accessible to Toddlers and Preschoolers

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I received Zumo in exchange for an honest review. The opinions stated herein are 100% my own. This post may contain affiliate links. This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.    Have you heard of Zumo? Read the full article…

3 Outside-the-Box Lesson Plans for your Homeschooler

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  If you homeschool your children, it can be very easy to fall into a routine that becomes boring for all of you. Even if you have the most fundamentally-sound lessons, without some creativity or innovation, you will not engage your students as well as you could. It may be time to consider thinking outside Read the full article…

Studying the Civil War – Captain Sanderson’s Pork and Navy Bean Soup

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    For the past 3 weeks, the kids have been studying the civil war.  They are putting a lap book together and will finally create a timeline of events online.  I thought it would be fun to taste some of the food that was popular during the time.  They are not really soup eaters, Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop – Week 122

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  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Rock ‘n Learn – Learn to Read 10 DVD Collection Giveaway!

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  I received the Learn to Read 10 DVD Collection in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions stated herein are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on  link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog. Read the full article…