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Christmas Themed Phonics and Spelling

Christmas Themed Phonics and Spelling

With the Thanksgiving leftovers still in the fridge, I begin thinking about Christmas.  No, not getting out the Christmas tree and the wreaths, but putting together Christmas themed lessons.  My Little Pixie is getting ready to study vowel team patterns.…

Civics Lessons with a Freebie

Civics Lessons with a Freebie

Are you teaching Civics this year?  It’s a great year to do it.  Election year can be a great intro for your middle school aged kids. I’ll be honest.  Civics is out of my comfort zone.  It’s not something I…

Elementary Math App for Teachers and Parents

Elementary Math App for Teachers and Parents

One of the most common questions I receive is “If you’re not using a math curriculum, how do you know what to teach?”  My answer is always the same.  I follow the state standards.  Now, this may sound easy, but have…

August Savings For Homeschooling Moms

August Savings For Homeschooling Moms

  {affiliate links included in this post} I’m in love with Insta Ink!  I finally caved in and enrolled with this program because I was using so much ink.  If you’ve been printing out a lot (especially all those pretty…

Super Sleuths- Mystery Adventure Game {Back to School FREEBIE}

Super Sleuths- Mystery Adventure Game {Back to School FREEBIE}

    If you’re teaching 3rd-5th grade this year boy do I have an incredible resource for you! April from The Glitter Tree and I have teamed up to bring you an incredible Vocabulary ELA curriculum.  And this week we’re not…

How to Create the Perfect School Schedule

How to Create the Perfect School Schedule

      Ok, first of all, there really is no such thing as perfect.  It might take a couple of tries to get what feels like the perfect school schedule, but don’t beat yourself up if you don’t get…

Homeschool Mom Life Binder Review

Homeschool Mom Life Binder Review

This post may contain affiliate links, which cost you nothing, but do help to support this site’s maintenance and fees. For a work at home homeschooling mom keeping my life organized is a must!  I’ve tried many different tactics to…

July Savings For Families

July Savings For Families

{affiliate links are used}   National Grilling Month, huge deal, 40% Off + Free Shipping any apron with code BBQ40. Don’t grill without one!   Save 15% and get free shipping on their 1st order with code WELCOME16 The Homeschool…

First Grade Resources

First Grade Resources

I love first grade.  I taught this grade 4 years in public school and have taught it twice as a homeschooler.  I really love it!  One of my favorite ways to teach this grade level is through literature studies! This…

March Pick 3: Top Pinterest Ideas For March!

March Pick 3: Top Pinterest Ideas For March!

Welcome to this month’s Pick 3!  I love planning for March because there are so many celebrations!  Dr. Seuss, St. Patrick’s Day, Spring, and Easter!  Hopefully you can find some ideas from this post to help you make it to…