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Texas Birds Unit Study

I tend to be kind of A.D.D. with homeschool sometimes. I’m a little bit like Dory, swimming along in one direction and then–Look, birds! I mean, here we are in the middle of winter and I’m thinking about a Texas birds unit study¬†(which people often study in the Spring right?) …

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Homeschooling High School

When my oldest daughter was almost three, we started thinking about homeschooling. My husband had some experience with homeschool; we had many friends who intended or already were homeschooling. I had some college under my belt for elementary education, thinking that God was calling me to teach (but not really …

Dear Me Curriculum

5 Curriculum Tips I’d Give Myself Of The Past

  If you could send a note back through time, what would you tell the “new homeschool mom” you?What would you specifically tell yourself about your curriculum choices? So much of the first few years (or five or seven) is about finding the right curriculum fit for your family. Wouldn’t …

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10 Kids Magazine Subscriptions

Are magazines “old school” now? Perhaps, in some ways, yes. But, aside from online shopping, the internet still can’t provide the joy of finding something fun in your mailbox. The kids love getting things in the mail (and who can blame them – none of the bills have their names …