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November Plan and Goals for our Home and Homeschool

I love the crisp season of Autumn. It’s my second favorite season, next to Spring! I know, I know, that’s blasphemy in many circles. I just happen to love the spring forth of life and green everywhere, and the warming weathers are taking the winter away slightly more than the season that ends with winter… Continue reading November Plan and Goals for our Home and Homeschool

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Ultimate Family Game Night Gift Ideas to Buy in 2016

Around this house, we love family game night! We don’t have a particular night of the week, and games can happen any time of the day. We love strategy games and games that could also be considered school practice. Here, I have my ultimate games for the family game night. These are some of my… Continue reading Ultimate Family Game Night Gift Ideas to Buy in 2016

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4 Terrific Reasons to Throw Out Homeschool Curriculum

Ok, don’t throw out your homeschool curriculum just yet, but do hear me out. I am not a huge fan of homeschool curriculum. Or any curriculum for that matter.  I started to homeschool because I wanted to have a personalized education for my child. The pre-packaged homeschool curriculum just doesn’t do that for me. Don’t… Continue reading 4 Terrific Reasons to Throw Out Homeschool Curriculum

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Grammarly Review – Homeschool Applications

I recently had the opportunity to try out Grammarly’s Free Grammar Checker. It helps to correct all grammar errors and check for plagiarism – instant and free! I wanted to share my experience. Overall, it a very robust and easy to use application. The basic premise is that after you write a document you upload it to the Grammarly… Continue reading Grammarly Review – Homeschool Applications

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Fun-Schooling – Utilizing Educational Games

We love to reinforce topics with educational games, especially if it’s competitive. My little one seems to be very motivated to learn facts if it means winning against Mom and Dad. This was our first game haul of the year from a locally owned store called Beyond the Blackboard. If you are ever in the Denver area stop by and check them out, it’s so much fun to browse their store and chat with the people working there.

 

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