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Draw and Write Through History – FREE Journaling Pages

To go along with the Mystery of History Vol. 1 this year, we are using Draw and Write through History.  It is a set of drawing and writing (cursive) books that go along with different time periods in history.  This year we are using Creation through Jonah and Greece and Rome.  My son is greatly… Continue reading Draw and Write Through History – FREE Journaling Pages

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5 Christian Kids Books for Fall

Ah, Fall! The leaves are changing color, there is a cool chill to the air, and there is pumpkin spice everything wherever you turn.  This is also a great time to get in an outdoor unit study before jack frost shuts many of us in for the cold winter months. When my kids were younger,… Continue reading 5 Christian Kids Books for Fall

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Our 2017 – 2018 4th & 5th Grade Curriculum Choices

Hey guys, it’s that time of year again.  I love looking at all the curriculum choices everyone is making for their families.  It helps me to see new curriculum and get great ideas for the upcoming year. So I thought I would share our Elementary curriculum with you too. I am combining my 4th and… Continue reading Our 2017 – 2018 4th & 5th Grade Curriculum Choices

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Our 2017 – 2018 12th Grade Curriculum Choices

My oldest daughter is in the 12th grade this year. We are using  a lot of the same curriculum that we used last year again this year, but we do have a few new choices to share. Mostly her electives have changed.  If you would like to see what she used for last year you… Continue reading Our 2017 – 2018 12th Grade Curriculum Choices

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Starting Your New Homeschool Year off Right

It feels like we just wrapped up another homeschool year at our house, and now we have a new school year upon us once again.  With it comes so much hope that this year we are going to figure it all out.  And with that excitement we jump right in, but our children don’t tend… Continue reading Starting Your New Homeschool Year off Right

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Homeschooling Successfully – Answering Your Homeschool Critics

Today I guest posted over at the Proverbial Homemaker about answering your homeschool critics.  If you are wondering how to deal with the homeschool critics in your life hop on over to the Homeschool Successfully Blog Party and Check it out!  There are giveaways and freebies and new guest posts each day (into September) to… Continue reading Homeschooling Successfully – Answering Your Homeschool Critics

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What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Language Arts

We have come to end of the What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series and today we are concluding with Language Arts. Since Language Arts covers a handful of subjects I am going to break it down for you. English & Writing – We have used BJU Press since the beginning of our homeschool journey… Continue reading What We’ve Used and Loved Curriculum Series – Language Arts

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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