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Notebooking Pages

So I’ve been working on creating notebooking pages so that I can give my son writing assignments that are short, but allow him to express what he’s learned about the topics we are covering. I can give only one page at a time, or I can pair it with one of the drawing pages. We’ll be […]

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7 Facts About Wind

We’re talking about weather in school right now and one of the things we’ll be spending some time on is wind. Just for fun, I put together a quick-fact sheet for my son so he can see different wind-related weather and how the storms are measured or categorized. Here’s the fact sheet in case you […]

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Wonderful Weather

We just started our science unit about weather. I love learning about weather so I’m looking forward to this unit. Our Science Fusion program only dedicates 3 or 4 lessons to the topic though, so I’m using a few additional materials to go along with our learning. To kick off the unit, we used a science […]

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The Highlight of Our Day

We’re all sick. The whole family. But there’s always something to look forward to, right? On the bright side, there were no tears in school today. That’s always a great feeling. Also, we got our book delivery. If you’ve been following along you may have read that I signed up to be an Usborne Books […]

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Language Arts and Reading Review

We are trying a few new things for language arts here for the new year. We didn’t get a lot out of our language arts workbooks, so we are shaking it up a little. We are keeping what works, just adding a few new items to the menu. We started All About Spelling a few weeks […]

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3 Ways to Get Through the Day When the Homeschool Mom is Sick

We all have sick days. Right now I feel pretty terrible, but I don’t want that to stop us from getting some work done. Yesterday I could have really used the day off but I tried to make it a mellow day rather than calling the whole thing off. Here’s how I survived. 1. I […]

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I Love Books!

I do. I really love books. I see kids walking to and from school staring at their phones, but when I was in junior high and high school, I read books as I walked to school. I read The Outsiders, The Pinballs, Go Ask Alice and anything by Dean Koontz. Now, as a parent and […]

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Traveling the World from the Comfort of Home

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Learning Behind My Back

Sometimes it is easy to forget that kids are always learning. We don’t always have to spell it out for them or write it on a white board. We got these super cute story cubes for Christmas so we decided to use them for creative writing on Monday when we got back to work. Have […]

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Meet the Month of January

My son likes to learn about holidays and fun facts about well, pretty much everything. I put together a short little activity set that we are going to use together to talk about the things that happen in January. This is a conversation starter and I’m sure several projects or activities will stem from this. […]

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