Homeschooling Essentials: Movers and Shakers

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Welcome to Day 5 of the Homeschooling Essentials series! Are you enjoying it? Are you gleaning from it? The final thing I’ll post about as being an essential of homeschooling is what I’m going to call the “movers and shakers.” What are those? Those are the fun things, the games, the activities that get your […]

Sharing Your Childhood: Silly Phrases

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52 Ways to Share Your Childhood with Your Kids

Looking for ways to love on your children? What about sharing your childhood with them? One way I try to share my childhood with my kids is by letting them in on all the cool (dorky) phrases we used to use as kids. What did you and your friends used to say all the time? […]

An Apple Sort of Day

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Thanks to some apple inspiration from Kerry at How to Homeschool My Child, we celebrated Johnny Appleseed’s birthday yesterday! We made apple pie and did several apple crafts, read a few apple related books, and just generally tried to make it an “apple” sort of day. Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for […]


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Today is my middle boy’s 8th birthday. Happy birthday, Brandon! Yesterday we had lunch at my mother’s, and Brandon received presents from his grandparents and his Aunt Jacque. Aunt Jacque got him a fun crane, that he immediately set up when he got home and has been playing with quite a bit. Granmommy got him […]