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Getting Started with Spring: 7 Outdoor Learning Activities

Getting Started with Spring: 7 Outdoor Learning Activities

“Wilderness is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit.”  -Edward Abbey I’ve been homeschooling for 5 years now-long enough to look back on our journey and realize that homeschooling changes with the seasons. This time of the…

February Freebie: Name That Shape Activity Pack

February Freebie: Name That Shape Activity Pack

Do you play enough games during your educational day? Every month I TRY to create a freebie for my readers.  Because I strongly believe in the power of  games, I make sure to include some type of game in all…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Labor-Saving Lunches

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Labor-Saving Lunches

Take a Break After your morning indulges, it’s time for your second task of the day: feeding the monkeys.  Planning out lunches is part of a parent’s job. Meal prep for some parents can have them in the kitchen 24 hours a day.…

7 Tips To Sneak Valentine’s Day Into Your Lessons

7 Tips To Sneak Valentine’s Day Into Your Lessons

I’m a firm believer in throwing fun into your lessons.  And when a holiday rolls around, that’s even more reason to make sure lessons have a hint of the season; no matter what grade you’re teaching. And that’s what I’m…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Parenting Fails

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Parenting Fails

No one’s suggesting that you get this parenting gig perfect.  This isn’t the 1950’s where parents are required to have it all together.  The time has passed where perfectionism is viewed as a positive character trait. With that said, let’s…

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Biography and Research: James Robertson

Each time I begin to create a new resource, I check the state standards to see what my kids need to learn.  Because I have a passion for history, that’s usually where I go when I’m ready to get creative.…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Morning Routine

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Morning Routine

After your little bundles of joy emerge from their cocoons of their room, you will need to assume the role of Commander in Chief.  One of your tasks during your morning hours of bliss is to flitter around your home looking…

6 Ways to Learn About Winter Animals

6 Ways to Learn About Winter Animals

I’ve considered myself a thematic teacher for the past 12 years.  I’ve found a lot of different lessons for a great many themes.  Some of these lessons have been gotten beautiful results, while others have fallen flat.  But, I’m ok…

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Good Morning Sunshine!

Pleasure-Seeking Parenting: Good Morning Sunshine!

Sleeping in or slipping out, transform your mornings into peaceful hours of sensational bliss! Whether you like to spend your mornings in bed or on the yoga mat, mornings are key to a Pleasure-Seeking Parent.  There’s nothing worse than being awakened by…

6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

6 Winter STEM Projects to Inspire Creativity

Now that the attic is full of our Christmas decorations (unless you’re like me and still have your tree up!), it’s time to take on Winter!  We’re not planning a trip to the Klondike, but I am planning on a…