Category: Homeschooling

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New Homeschool Blog

Once upon a time, I blogged about homeschooling here. Then life got busy with little ones. Well, my littles aren’t *quite* so little anymore, so I’ve decided to pick it back up but I’ve...

How to save a PDF to Google Drive from a browser using an iPhone or an iPad 0

How to save a PDF to Google Drive from a browser using an iPhone or an iPad

I am beginning the process of organizing my homeschool curriculum and online resources for my three children. It is quite the job, let me tell you! Even though I consider myself to be quite...

Music in Your Homeschool 0

Music in Your Homeschool

Music is an important part of our family. My husband plays several instruments and is in a garage band (he was in a band when we met, too, so of course I couldn’t resist...

Time 4 Learning Review 2

Time 4 Learning Review

We recently had the opportunity to use the online program, Time4Learning. Our family embraces technology and online learning, so I was excited to see how it might fit into our homeschool day. Time4Learning’s online...

Time4Learning Trial Subscription 1

Time4Learning Trial Subscription

I’ve been invited to try Time4Learning for one month in exchange for a candid review. My opinion will be entirely my own, so be sure to come back and read about my experience. Time4Learning...

Homeschooling 2nd Grade 1

Homeschooling 2nd Grade

My 7yo daughter’s homeschool co-op started this past week. She was so eager for it to begin again that she was counting down the days. Now that she is in 2nd grade, we could...

Zoo Trip – Scrapbook Layout 0

Zoo Trip – Scrapbook Layout

One of the benefits of homeschooling – impromptu field trips! 🙂 Scraplift of a layout by AnyaL, Kit is Zoe Pearn’s “Isn’t She Lovely” When spring hits, especially when we have these mild Colorado...

Winter Scrapbook Layouts 6

Winter Scrapbook Layouts

We have gotten a couple of nice snowstorms already this winter, much to my 6yo daughter’s delight. My just-turned-two year old isn’t so impressed (yet). What a contrast these cold, snowy pages are to...

Science Experiment (Atoms and Molecules) 1

Science Experiment (Atoms and Molecules)

In our science curriculum, Real Science 4 Kids Chemistry, we are learning about atoms and how they join together in different ways to create molecules. Adrianna particularly enjoyed the science experiment that went along...

Autumn Art 2

Autumn Art

I often peruse through teaching and homeschooling blogs to find ideas to incorporate into our homeschool day. When I find something that I or Adrianna might like to do, I “pin” the idea to...

Starting our First Grade Year 1

Starting our First Grade Year

Things have been really busy around our house now that school has started back up. First grade is off to a good start! We have a new desk from Ikea. Adrianna and I share...

Homeschooling and Personal History 2

Homeschooling and Personal History

One (of the many) things I love about homeschooling is the opportunity to tie history or world events to our family and personal histories. Or being able to tie them to experiences that I...

Super Mario Pictograph 0

Super Mario Pictograph

For our Math curriculum, we are using Saxon Math. The recommended assignment for Friday was to create a Winter Activities pictograph, graphing favorite indoor vs. outdoor winter activities. When making my lesson plans the...

What’s in the WorkBox: Kindergarten edition 6

What’s in the WorkBox: Kindergarten edition

I really enjoy seeing samples of what others are using in their workbox system. It was blog posts by other homeschool moms showing how they used their workbox system in their school day that...

Our Homeschool Workbox System 5

Our Homeschool Workbox System

As a new homeschool mom, I have been frequenting many homeschool blogs for ideas, tips and any other helpful information I can find. One thing I have noticed is a lot of buzz surrounding...