Summer Update

Jenny/ June 12, 2021/ Family Life, Homeschool Reviews

I hope everyone is doing better this year. Our life is good and busy😁 one thing we’ve really been focusing on is our gardens. Here are a few pictures of those. I’m super excited to see how well they do with intensive management. We’ve been getting absolutely buckets of rain and I’m personally hoping for a little drier weather but

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Curriculum Choices for 2021-2022 School Year

Jenny/ May 17, 2021/ Homeschool Reviews

Well for some people the school year hasn’t ended yet but for some of us the new year is going to begin pretty soon. We usually start July 1st so we get out the first part of March. This year my 3 older kids will all be taking part in our more formal school. Lilly (4) will be doing a

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Homeschool Math (the easy way)

Jenny/ April 25, 2021/ Homeschool Reviews

I don’t know about you but life can get a bit overwhelming and when you try to do too much it can be hugely overwhelming! That’s why this late winter/early spring we switched back to CTCMath. Having 3 kids who are doing math was getting to be too much with the parent intensive program I was using. (It was a

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Classical Homeschool Science! The Book of 🐦 Birds

Jenny/ April 1, 2021/ Homeschool Reviews

Our official homeschool year is out! Yay! While I absolutely love homeschooling I also love the even greater and flexibility that our off time brings. However, don’t stop learning in this time. In fact we tend to focus more on Science, History and outdoor pursuits like gardening. On thing we’re doing this spring is an awesome study on The Book

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How To Teach Grammar (the easy way)!

Jenny/ February 28, 2021/ Homeschool Reviews

Ok, so I’m being completely upfront and honest here…I don’t remember really learning grammar. I know I did have to learn something about it but obviously it didn’t stick with me because other than remembering what a noun, pronoun and verb were very foggily, that was it! So, how’s a mama to teach something she doesn’t know? Enter….IEW to the

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Enhance Learning with The Great Courses

Jenny/ February 20, 2021/ Homeschool Reviews

I had heard of The Great Courses but had never tried them. I’ve been wanting to but honestly couldn’t decide on which ones I wanted most so when I got the opportunity to review their yearly streaming service where you can access ALL courses for one very modest fee I was super excited! I thought this would be absolutely perfect

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