An Art Curriculum for the Not-So-Artsy {Review}

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An Art Curriculum for the Not-So-Artsy Mama: ARTistic Pursuits {Review}

Art is one of the subjects that usually gets neglected in our homeschool because this Mama isn’t artsy nor does she like messes. Yet, cultivating an appreciation for good art work and developing artistic skills and talents requires opportunities to look at and create art. Recently, my girls and I tried our hand at ARTistic Pursuits‘ Early […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 4/19-25

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Weekly Meal Plan

So, last week I announced that we were doing another Whole30, and, well, my husband and I came to the conclusion that it’ll be a Whole7 I am burned out. Seriously, I feel like I have so many self-imposed dietary limitations that I don’t need any more right now. I just need to eat. And […]

First Start Reading {Review}

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My oldest daughter started reading when she was 4 and is now a voracious reader. Her younger sister, however, has struggled with learning how to read. We’ve tried several reading and phonics programs, but none have been successful. While many homeschool moms would advise me to hold off on instruction, Cora is determined to learn how to […]

Whole 30 Meal Plan Week 1

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This past week we enjoyed the warm sunny weather here in Tennessee with lots of outdoor play. My daughters would rather be outside make-believing than doing anything else, so we cut back on our school work, just doing the bare minimum — you know reading, writing, and arithmetic — in order to make the most […]

Homeschooling with Little Ones: Some Tips & Tricks {Real Life Homeschooling}

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Growing in His Glory: Real Life Homeschooling--A Glimpse into Our Day

This week I’m teaming up with the Schoolhouse Review Crew to share what homeschooling looks like “in real life.” You’ll see the good, the bad, and the ugly in our homeschool as I give you a glimpse into life in our home with 4 girls ages 6, 4, 2, and 7 months. It’s a wild ride, […]

What’s Working in Our Homeschool {Real Life Homeschooling}

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Growing in His Glory: Real Life Homeschooling--A Glimpse into Our Day

This week I’m teaming up with the Schoolhouse Review Crew to share what homeschooling looks like “in real life.” You’ll see the good, the bad, and the ugly in our homeschool as I give you a glimpse into life in our home with 4 girls ages 6, 4, 2, and 7 months. It’s a wild ride, […]

A Day in the Life of a Homeschool Mom of Many {Real Life Homeschooling}

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Growing in His Glory: Real Life Homeschooling--A Glimpse into Our Day

This week I’m teaming up with the Schoolhouse Review Crew to share what homeschooling looks like “in real life.” You’ll see the good, the bad, and the ugly in our homeschool as I give you a glimpse into life in our home with 4 girls ages 6, 4, 2, and 7 months. It’s a wild ride, […]

Homeschooling in a Little House: {Real Life Homeschooling}

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This week I’m teaming up with the Schoolhouse Review Crew to share what homeschooling looks like “in real life.” You’ll see the good, the bad, and the ugly in our homeschool as I give you a glimpse into life in our home with 4 girls ages 6, 4, 2, and 7 months. It’s a wild ride, […]

Introducing the NEW Educents Marketplace

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I just received an email from the founders of Educents, Kate and Kaitlyn, with some really exciting news. Until today, Educents was a website for parents and educators to take advantage of daily deals. But those deals expired… And there were only 50 deals available at once… I wanted saving money to be even EASIER. Kate and […]

Weekly Meal Plan for 4/5-11

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This week we are back in the swing of things around here! Back to American Heritage Girls, back to gymnastics, the Y, Community Bible Study, and back to a more rigid school day. Last week I was pretty lax, but we focused on important topics like the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ, and we went […]