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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Character Education

I am continuing with my What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series this week with Character Education. This just happens to be one of my favorite subjects to teach because it starts so many wonderful conversations in our homeschool. In the early years we stick with books and videos, but as they get a little… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Character Education

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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Science

So we are continuing on with our 7th installment of the What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series with Science.  Science is another curriculum that I seem to change up a lot in our house.  I have tried many different curriculum and have found a lot of them to not work for us.  So if… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Science

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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Art

I am continuing with my What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series with my sixth post.  Today I am going to be tackling art curriculum.  Since I am not much of an art teacher I have decided to teach my kids art through DVD instruction.  Here are my favorites! For younger kids I would recommend… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Art

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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Bible

This is the fifth post in the What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series and this week we are tackling Bible Curriculum. I have to say we have tried a lot of different Bible curriculum. Some we have found that don’t fit us at all and others that work really well. Today I will be… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Bible

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Freebie – Magic Tree House Book List

Have you been looking to incorporate Magic Tree House Books into your curriculum? I have created this book list to help you do just that.  Here I have listed all 55 books from the original series.  For each title I have listed where the story takes place and/or what topic it covers to help you… Continue reading Freebie – Magic Tree House Book List

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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Math

I am continuing with my What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series with Math today.  This is the fourth post in this series, but if you would like to take a look at what you have missed I will post links to my other articles at the bottom of this post. We began our homeschool… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Math

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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – History

This is my third post in the What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series and today I am going to cover History.  I have to admit that History has been one of the subjects we have struggled with finding a curriculum that fit our family.  But over the course of 7 years I have found… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – History

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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Kindergarten

Continuing with my post series on sharing what we have used. Today I will be sharing with you what we used and loved for teaching Kindergarten. I have separated Preschool and Kindergarten from the other subjects because we used different curriculum for these grades than the others. I try to take a lighter approach to… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Kindergarten

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When Homeschooling Seems Overwhelming

It seems every year I look ahead to the upcoming school year and think, “this is going to be my hardest year yet.”  It’s funny how each year there has been a reason why this year is going to be the hardest.  Maybe it’s your first year, or your first year with a newborn.  Maybe… Continue reading When Homeschooling Seems Overwhelming