Category Archives: Homeschool

To the Overwhelmed Homeschool Mom

Please share: *Note: I received free access to the bloom course as a member of the launch team. All statements about the course reflect my own experiences and opinions. This post contains affiliate links. To the Overwhelmed Homeschool Mom I’m overwhelmed too. … Continue reading

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14 Ideas for Free or Inexpensive Summer Fun

Please share: My kids have looked forward to summer for months: a much lighter homeschool lesson schedule, warm days to play outside, more chances to hang out with friends as they get out of school, and all the fun activities! … Continue reading

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Year-End Field Trip: Mid-America Science Museum

Please share:  Note: This is not a sponsored post. I wrote it to share about our homeschool field trip, and for no other reason. I received no compensation or discounts for this post or our trip. Our Year-End Field Trip … Continue reading

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Our Homeschool, The Beginning (Why We Homeschool)

Please share:Many people assume that we started homeschooling because we have a child who needs (and thrives in) the one-on-one, flexible, hands-on learning environment we can give her at home. That’s not true. Our homeschool journey began a few years … Continue reading

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What Special Needs Taught Me About Learning

Please share: What Special Needs Taught Me About Learning My education consisted of very traditional teaching methods that involved lectures, diagrams or notes on chalkboards or overhead projectors, textbooks, workbooks, and worksheets. Hands-on projects were reserved primarily for science, and … Continue reading

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My Real Schedule: A Day in the Life of a Special Needs Mom

Please share: My Real Schedule: A Day in the Life of a Special Needs Mom I often have people ask me what life is really like in our family. So I’m giving you the real deal: a 24-hour peek into the … Continue reading

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Middle School Homeschool Science Made Easy

Please share: Note: I received a free Basic Science Mysteries curriculum set from Paradigm Accelerated Curriculum. I was compensated for the time required to write this review. All opinions are my own. I was not required to write a positive … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Homeschooling When It’s Not Fun

Please share: Spring is nowhere in sight. In fact, we’re watching a winter storm move into our area right now. Summer is even farther away, but we’ve got some spring fever – or something. More days than not, my kids … Continue reading

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If You’re Ready to Give Up . . .

Please share: If You’re Ready to Give Up . . . Last week began with our “new normal” schedule, with a little visit to my family doctor thrown in on Monday afternoon. I wanted to talk with him about a … Continue reading

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Periodic Table Chemistry Game for Homeschool Families

Please share: Disclaimer: I received a free download of the Atomidoodle app from Hero Factor Games. I was compensated for the time I spent working on this review. All opinions are my own. I was not required to write a … Continue reading

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