Category Archives: Home Education/Homeschooling

Discovering Your Child is Gifted – Does it matter?

Discovering Your Child is Gifted Does it matter

Venturing into writing about having a gifted child is a whole new area for me. I wrote recently about discovering Caroline’s giftedness. In part, I wrote: As evidenced by the topics in my header, I’ve always known that Caroline had unique traits. But I never really researched the gifted angle seriously because… I don’t know. (Continue reading…)

Fall and Pumpkins BUNDLE – Literacy and Math Activities, Fun Fact Cards and KWL

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It’s pumpkin time! You save time and money when you purchase three of my most popular products in this bundle! It includes: Fall Literacy and Math Pack Pumpkins Fun Fact Cards Pumpkins KWL I also have an Apples BUNDLE.

Apples Unit BUNDLE with Literacy and Math Activities, Fun Fact Cards and KWL

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This bundled packet includes three of my most popular products! When bundled together, you save money over buying them separately. It includes: Apples Galore! Literacy and Math Pack Apples Fun Fact Cards Apples KWL I also have a Fall and Pumpkins Bundle!

Pearson Homeschool Science Curriculum Review

Pearson Homeschool Science Curriculum

I received this product for free. I am being compensated for my time to use the product and write this review. All opinions are my own and I was not required to provide a positive review. Science is one of those subjects that we’ve been pretty relaxed with so far. I haven’t done any formal (Continue reading…)

Why “perfect” and “homeschool” shouldn’t be used in the same sentence

Why perfect and homeschool shouldn't be used in the same sentence

I was recently looking for something online and I saw a link for a post about creating the perfect homeschool schedule. May I quote Miss Alice from the television show Christy? Perfection belongs to God. The last thing a homeschool mom needs is anyone telling her she can create the perfect ANYTHING related to homeschooling. (Continue reading…)

Measure with Apples Math Center Activity with Task Cards

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Your children will enjoy practicing their measuring skills with this hands-on math center activity. They will cut out the apple ruler and measure ten different back to school themed items on the various task cards. They will then record their answers on their sheet. The student sheet is provided in both color and black/white. This (Continue reading…)

Guest Blogging at Bright Ideas Press – Back to School Secrets for Homeschool Moms

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This school year I have the pleasure of being one of the bloggers for Bright Ideas Press! David and I have known Bob, Maggie and Tyler Hogan for a number of years as we have done graphic design work for them. I’ve also discovered through Facebook that Maggie and Tyler are fun people with similar (Continue reading…)

TypeKids Touch Typing Course for Kids

Touch Typing Course for Kids

I received this product for free and was compensated for my time. The opinions are my own and I was not required to provide a positive review. My, how times have changed! When I learned to type it was on an actual typewriter in a high school classroom filled with loud machines. We used whiteout, (Continue reading…)

The Ultimate Back-to-School Giveaway!

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When putting together this iHomeschool Network Back-to-School Giveaway extravaganza, I thought to myself… What do homeschoolers and teachers want? I think it is pretty simple. Coffee Free Curriculum Books and Supplies from Amazon So that is what you will win in this giveaway! This prize includes three gift certificates. You will win: $25 Gift Card (Continue reading…)

Relax and Plan More Fun to Re-Energize Your Homeschool

Relax and Plan More Fun to Re-Energize Your Homeschool

How often do you have fun as a homeschooling parent? Do you ever allow yourself to simply relax and enjoy the process of watching your child’s learning unfold before your very eyes? From all the articles I see online about homeschool mom burnout, stress and fear I’m guessing many of us do not take enough (Continue reading…)