Apologia Readers in Residence Review

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I have middle schoolers who struggle in the language arts department, including one with dyslexia. I’m thrilled to bring you this review of Apologia Educational Ministries  newest program Readers in Residence Volume 1 (Sleuth) designed for 4th through 6th graders. My dyslexic son is a 6th grader and is working at least a semester behind […]

Threadbare Finances – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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5days Threadbare Finances

Welcome to Day 2 of my 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling series! Sometimes the reason we are threadbare homeschooling is simply because we can’t afford it any other way. When we first started homeschooling 11 years ago, that’s how it was for us – and it has been that way off and on (mostly on) […]

Used So Often It’s Dull – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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5days Threadbare Used So Often Its Dull

One of the definitions of threadbare is something which is “used so often it’s dull.” That sounds like our homeschooling status sometimes! We all have ruts we tend to follow, and at some point it all begins to be so commonplace that it’s almost painful to get up each day and do the same things […]

Egg-cellent Team Challenge

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Easter is bringing with it another fun team challenge to help you earn SB from Swagbucks! For those of you who don’t know what Swagbucks is, it’s a website where you can earn cash back on everyday tasks you do online like shopping, answering surveys, discovering deals, and watching videos. You can even earn for […]

Threadbare Homeschooling

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Every year, the Schoolhouse Review Crew hosts an annual 5-day blog hop with the topic of our choice. Threadbare Homeschooling can mean so many things. Some of the definitions of threadbare include so thin you can see through it, showing signs of age and neglect, used so often it’s dull, barely adequate because of cheapness or […]