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Month: July 2017

Our Schedule & a Freebie!!

Our Schedule & a Freebie!!

We are half way through our first six-week session now and I’m going to be honest with you, it hasn’t been easy. There have been days where I’ve questioned my life choices. But thankfully, my husband has been there at the end of the long days telling me it’s okay and we’re all doing just fine. So far, I’ve learned that homeschooling with a toddler (a run-full-tilt-till-you-crash-into-something all-boy two year old) is no picnic. But I think we’re on the…

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Friday Favorites: Field Trip Ideas

Friday Favorites: Field Trip Ideas

Hey everyone! We’ve made it through another week! Feels good! 🙂 Earlier this week, I was chatting with a fellow homeschool mom and we got around to talking about the new school year. After comparing some of our new curriculum choices, we got around to talking about field trips. Ya know, it’s funny. Somehow, I don’t know how it happens, but it happens that along the way we forget about going out on just for fun field trips. (It’s funny…

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Unit Study on the Ocean

Unit Study on the Ocean

Today I wanted to share one of our unit studies with you. I’ve been asked a few times where do I get my unit studies. After answering honestly with Pinterest, I get an ‘oh’ and the conversation seems to kind of fizzle out. I’m going to guess that it’s because putting together a unit study seems intimidating and stressful combined with a whole lot of “I have no clue where to start or what to cover!” and the nice and…

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First Day of School Activities

First Day of School Activities

  *While this post contains affiliate links, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure policy here and thanks for supporting my blog!* We started up school again last week! I know, it seems really early. However, we wrapped up our year in the middle of May. We’ve been on vacation for awhile. Plus, it’s really really hot here right now so we won’t be going outside very much right now anyway. [I spent a good portion of my break…

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Top 10 Instagram Accounts

Top 10 Instagram Accounts

It’s Friday! Hallelujah we made it to Friday! While our week wasn’t quite that bad, it was interesting. We started school back up this week and, well, let’s just say it takes us a little bit to get back in the routine of it all. Totally understandable. Now if you’ll excuse me, I need moment. 😉 Do you use Instagram? I started using it a couple of years ago. I like it because it’s all about the pictures. I love…

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Planning for Another School Year: Combined Subjects

Planning for Another School Year: Combined Subjects

*This post does contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy here.* On Monday I shared how I plan for the new year.  I outlined how I determined which subjects and topics I plan to teach for the upcoming year. I also shared some of the tools I use to get that done. Then I shared all of curriculum choices I made for the core subjects. Today, I want to take some time to share what I’m planning for the subjects…

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Planning for Another School Year: The Core Subjects

Planning for Another School Year: The Core Subjects

*This post does contain affiliate links. To read my disclaimer policy, head here.*   I did it! I’ve planned out my upcoming school year for 3rd grade and for 6th grade! Just as a heads-up, though this covers only core subjects, this post is packed with advice. I promise, it’s worth it to make it all the way through! 😉 This is actually a big deal for me. We are entering our second full year of homeschooling. (Rosie has been…

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