2nd Grade Homeschool Plan for J

2nd Grade Homeschool Plan Here’s what I’m planning on using for J this year. He’s at a weird stage where he’s mostly ahead in some areas and needs lots of focus in others. Reading This is where I feel like he’s far ahead of where he’s supposed to be. Rather than a formal reading curriculum, …
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8th Grade Homeschool Plan for H

Eighth grade for H has been a bit of a planning challenge this year. She attempted to use Alpha Omega’s online program last year. Although at first she really loved it, it didn’t take terribly long to realize it wasn’t a good fit for her. All of the subjects other than math were scrapped fairly …
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10th Grade Homeschool Plan for K

Well, it’s that time of year again. As I finalize what I’m using for my kiddos this year, I figured I’d share the info I have gathered so far. We start our new school year next week, and I’m a little behind the eight ball. It’s been a bit of a rough year for figuring …
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Surviving the First Year of Homeschooling High School

Well, we have very nearly survived our first year of homeschooling high school with my oldest. And it really wasn’t anywhere near as stressful as I thought it would be. For the last decade, I was convinced it would be a tremendous task once we hit this milestone, but it really wasn’t that bad. I …
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Best Early Elementary Resources for the Summer Months

At a family graduation party this past weekend, I was asked for advice on early elementary resources to be used during the summer months to keep young kids engaged. This prompted me to make a blog post, so it’s not only helpful for her, but to others as well. 1. Kumon Workbooks One of my …
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Potted Plants for the Porch

We’ve been in our house for four years now, and I’ve spent the previous years getting my front flowerbed filled with perennials. This was the year I had decided my spring flower budget was going to go toward potted plants for the front porch. I actually lucked out, though, because I had a couple friends …
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My Fave 5 Reward Programs

There is something that I find extremely satisfying about knowing that I have savings sitting on some app somewhere or some sort of freebie that’s owed to me. Today I’m going to share some of my favorite reward programs. 1. Buffalo Wild Wings’ Blazin’ Rewards This is my newest reward program that I use. It’s …
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Trello & High School Planning

I recently had the satisfaction of beginning something that for almost the last decade has been at the back of my mind as both something to anticipate and something to fear. Planning for high school. Yes, high school! Although I’ve watched many homeschoolers complete their high school careers and talked with many mothers who’ve gone …
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TRISMS & Trello

After struggling on several different occasions to figure out a way to sort of “schedule” TRISMS for my middle schooler, it finally hit me: Use Trello!!! If you’re not sure what Trello is, please, please, PLEASE check it out! It’s a highly customizable organizational tool that you can use for virtually anything you can come …
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