Kindergarten, Elementary, and Middle School, Oh My! {Our 2017-2018 Curriculum Choices}

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Well, it’s that time of year again for us – a new school year. Although we have started our co-op, we haven’t officially started our year at home yet. Enjoying the last little bit of summer that Michigan has to offer us. However, we are armed with our curriculum and ready to start next week. So, let me share with you our 2017-2018 curriculum choices.   (This post contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure here.)       … Read More

All-In-One Homeschool Writing Curriculum By Apologia

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It was time for a change. I am not one who embraces change, but I knew I needed to look at another option for what we were doing for Language Arts in our homeschool. Not that what we had been using was bad or not working, more so I wanted something that was more detail oriented and something that would be more challenging. I am so excited to have come across an all-in-one homeschool writing curriculum by Apologia.   (I received this … Read More

Requiring Reading With Apologia’s Readers in Residence Curriculum

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I didn’t enjoy reading books when I was in school. In fact, I didn’t read. I would do almost anything else before I would sit down and read a book. I don’t even remember reading an actual book when I was in middle school and when I entered high school, I knew where the cliff notes rack was located in the local book store. Because of this, I was reluctant to push my kids to read certain books. I wanted their … Read More

Why Digital Downloads No Longer Intimidate Me

Do digital downloads intimidate you? I know they did me for many, many years. I would come across so many amazing curriculums online only to be sent to the corner quivering when I saw the “download now” button. However, I am proud to share with you why digital downloads no longer intimidate me.     (I received this product for free. All opinions are my own, and I was not required to write a positive review. Product links are affiliate links. … Read More

The Benefits Of Online Art Lessons For Kids

Do you all do art with your kids?  Formal art lessons — not crafts that you find on Pinterest? I’ll admit, up until recently I did not do formal lessons. It wasn’t on my priority list. However, after realizing one of my children really had an eye for art, I figured it needed to become a priority. That is when I discovered the benefits of online art lessons for kids.   (I received this product for free. All opinions are … Read More

A Review of Project Passport: A Hands-On History Curriculum

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I am so excited to share Project Passport with you! I recently found out about Home School in the Woods and their Project Passport: a hands-on history curriculum. Check out my review below and also enter for a chance to win a set for your homeschool!!   (I received this product for free. All opinions are honest, and I was not required to post a positive review. Product links are affiliate links.) Home School in the Woods As you know … Read More

Our Homeschool Curriculum Choices For This Year

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Well, it’s official, Summer has ended, and we are back in school mode.  We have a few weeks under our belt so I thought I would take some time to share with you, our homeschool curriculum choices for this year.   Blake Blake is in his 2nd year of Pre-school or what I am referring to as Young 5’s.  He will be five in November, so if he were in public school he wouldn’t have entered Kindergarten this year, so … Read More