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Putting the Fun in Homeschooling, Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

Travel the World Through Letters – Letters From Afar Review

Do you dream of lands far away? Have you been bitten by the travel bug, but are short on funds, or experiencing travel restrictions? Do you need to jazz up your homeschool geography curriculum? World travel is only a letter away through Letters From Afar. I love this product so much, I asked to become… Continue reading Travel the World Through Letters – Letters From Afar Review

Our Homeschool Curriculum/Mid Year Check Ins

Curriculum Update – Mid-Year Check In

Every year after the holidays, I evaluate how things are going with our curriculum. With half the year complete, I am happy to say nothing has been a disaster! There are just a couple of small changes I made recently at the start of our second semester. Before I give you a run-down of what's… Continue reading Curriculum Update – Mid-Year Check In

Something to Celebrate

Something To Celebrate in February

What do groundhogs, bubblegum, batteries, dog biscuits, and tortilla chips have in common? Absolutely nothing. Unless you're Celebrating Every Day! Is it me, or has January felt like it has been about 17 days longer than it should be? Unfortunately, in the world of homeschooling, February is the month where homeschool burnout is at its… Continue reading Something To Celebrate in February

Educating with Usborne and Kane Miller, Something to Celebrate, Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

How to Teach Handwriting at Home

Recently, I was filling out forms for my son to test for his driver's permit at the DMV. The woman helping me commented on my nice handwriting. We briefly chatted about how handwriting may be becoming a lost art. Later on that day, I thought about that in light of the virtual learning that has… Continue reading How to Teach Handwriting at Home

Putting the Fun in Homeschooling

5 Ways to Celebrate the New Year with Teens

Cancelled events, curfews, Covid. As a new year begins, we are all wondering when we can just get back to normal. Not a "new normal", but normal. Like the beginning of this year. When we could attend concerts, visit amusement parks, work, celebrate the new year, and simply walk down the street - normally. Twenty-twenty… Continue reading 5 Ways to Celebrate the New Year with Teens

Educating with Usborne and Kane Miller, REVIEWS - Curriculum, books, media, homeschool products

Two Books for a Creative Year

Who else is ready for a new year? While 2020 was certainly memorable, I will be happy to see the calendar turn to another year. I've got a couple of great books to keep those creative juices flowing all year long for your kids, or perhaps even yourself! This post contains affiliate links. That means… Continue reading Two Books for a Creative Year

Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

Holiday Deals, Freebies, and Ideas!

I don't know about you, but shopping may look different this year for many. Sadly, my days of wandering the aisles of my favorite stores to find the perfect gift may not be possible this year. Good news though! Many of my favorite online companies, blogger friends, and others are rolling out some great deals… Continue reading Holiday Deals, Freebies, and Ideas!