Encouragement for Threadbare Homeschooling Moms – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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5days Threadbare Homeschooling

Welcome to the conclusion of the 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling series! I do hope that you’ve seen yourself in the last few days, that you’ve gleaned a few things and found help and hope in my own stories and experiences. But because my main focus has been about a subject that is less than […]

You Can See Right Through It! – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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5days Threadbare See Right Through

Welcome to Day 4 of my series for 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling. We’ve discussed using something so often that it’s “dull,” we’ve looked at homeschooling when finances are limited, and yesterday we took an honest sidebar and discussed what makes up the bare minimum of a homeschooling day for those seasons when we need […]

Review: SpeedyPrep CLEP Test Prep

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Pass Your CLEP Test

We are always looking for ways to save money, and our high school senior heading to college provides no exception to that rule. CLEP tests are one way to save money for college, and my son has been studying using SpeedyPrep CLEP Test Prep services. With membership, we have had access to two dozen different […]

Barely Adequate – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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5days Threadbare Barely Adequate

On this third day of my 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling series, I have for you another definition of the word threadbare: something that is barely adequate due to shabbiness. I must admit that this is the post which caused me to want to write this series. Sometimes, mama, we all have seasons where all […]

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 […]