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Blessings Come in Bundles: Saving on Curriculum

Blessings Come in Bundles: Saving on Curriculum

One of the most important ingredients in any school is curriculum.  It can also be one of the most stressful, expensive parts of teaching.  Even if you’re not a new teacher, curriculum choices can be overwhelming and confusing to say…

A Bible Curriculum to Love

A Bible Curriculum to Love

The past couple of years we’ve been using Grapevine Bible Studies as our bible curriculum.  I’m excited to see Grapevine Bible Studies is included in the Character Bundle this year! What would normally cost me $12.50 for 5 quick stand…

Elementary #1 Build Your Own Bundle

Elementary #1 Build Your Own Bundle

  Finding the right tools to homeschool can be overwhelming to say the least.  While our family doesn’t use a boxed curriculum, we do use supplemental tools to help promote the love of learning and to keep our academic skills sharp.…

Opinion Writing For Young Learners

Opinion Writing For Young Learners

Opinion writing with young learners can be taught through interactive writing. Writing should have a purpose.  Young learners will not want to write if you’re just going to be throwing away their papers.  So, before you begin make sure you…

How to Build Your Own Curriculum

How to Build Your Own Curriculum

I have some exciting news!  One of the best ways to build your own curriculum is coming VERY SOON!  April and I have two of our products included in this sale and we are super excited to be a part…

8 Strategies To Wrap Up The End Of The Year

8 Strategies To Wrap Up The End Of The Year

  This week we’re wrapping up the end of the year.  Yay!  I’ve rounded up a lot of ideas from some of the best teachers. Let’s count them down! Balloon Board Countdown (found on Pinterest.  Source unknown) This idea was…

20 + Books To Teach Grit

20 + Books To Teach Grit

This month our Teacher 2 Teacher Facebook challenge has been to find ways to teach GRIT in our children.  There have been many fascinating talks and research about GRIT, but how do you teach it?  In my quest to find…

Spring Cleaning Tips For Busy Moms

Spring Cleaning Tips For Busy Moms

Who has time to do some Spring Cleaning?  Spring can be a busy time of year for most moms.  Soccer practice, baseball games, end of year programs, end of year recitals……..  The list seems to go on and on and…

A Book To Love: Better Together

A Book To Love: Better Together

Last month I shared a Christian parenting book I found inspiring.  This month I have another Christian inspired book just for moms.  This book had me soaking up every piece of advice and scripture to help with my relationships with…

6 Ways To Promote Life-long Readers

6 Ways To Promote Life-long Readers

As a classroom teacher reading was one of my favorite subjects to teach. I was never much impressed with the curriculum I had as a classroom teacher, so I was always trying to find ways to liven up and add…