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Road Tripping in Kentucky with Teens

Horses and Bourbon were not part of our recent trip, but an amusement park, a really big boat, a bridge, a Bible, a grave, and a Yeti were! It's approximately 10 hours from my location in the the Tarheel State to The Bluegrass State. The rolling hills of Kentucky are a beautiful sight for someone… Continue reading Road Tripping in Kentucky with Teens

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Why I Started a Homeschooling Blog

Three years, and I still don't know what I'm doing, only passionate about what I do. Three years ago, something I noticed disturbed me. The number of homeschoolers in my circle were dwindling. During this time, I had one kid in middle school, and one getting ready to begin high school. While I was excited… Continue reading Why I Started a Homeschooling Blog

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Weekend Wandering in NC – Bath & Washington

Soak in history, nature, and coastal beauty in one of my favorite NC towns. Beaufort County is a fantastic place to spend the day or an entire weekend wandering! Founded in 1705, Bath is NC's oldest town with quite a history! Politics, war, an epidemic, and piracy are all part of the rich history of… Continue reading Weekend Wandering in NC – Bath & Washington

REVIEWS - Curriculum, books, media, homeschool products

Ten Ways to Use Timelines in Your Homeschool

Disclosure: I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. I am time-challenged. Perhaps that may be why I've never really taught history with timelines. After reviewing The Individual Timeline Set: America's History from┬áHome School in the Woods, I learned quickly that we've been missing out on a fantastic learning tool! The good news… Continue reading Ten Ways to Use Timelines in Your Homeschool

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The Old Schoolhouse Considering Homeschool Info Pak Review

Disclosure: I received this complimentary product through the Homeschool Review Crew. I like the Old Schoolhouse so much, that I am an affiliate! The links below are my affiliate links, which means I may make a commission at absolutely no extra cost to you. Thanks for supporting my blog! Homeschooling is on the rise and… Continue reading The Old Schoolhouse Considering Homeschool Info Pak Review

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A Summer to Remember – Ideas for Teens & Tweens

Think about this: Kids are teenagers for a mere seven years. By the time they are 15 or 16, they may be likely have a summer job. Not counting the age of 18 or 19 (at that point they are considered adults), you have a measly 5 years with your teens. Most summer breaks from… Continue reading A Summer to Remember – Ideas for Teens & Tweens