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

My New Favorite Homeschool Planner and Why I Love It

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If you know me at all, you know I have a slight addiction to homeschool planners. When I attend a curriculum share night hosted by one of the local homeschool groups, you can bet money that I am taking and sharing my homeschool planner. I am not that concerned about what new math program you are using (ok, so maybe a little) what I want to know is what planner you are using and why you love it. So today, … Read More

The Unexpected Blessings Of Being A Homeschool Family

When we first started homeschooling, I knew there would be some perks. For instance, I have an electric pencil sharpener and laminator. How could I not, being a homeschool mom? However, the unexpected blessings of being a homeschool family, which we have experienced are more of why we keep doing what we are doing.   The Unexpected Blessings Of Being A Homeschool Family Now, I want to start with I get that homeschooling is not for everyone. I honestly feel it … Read More

Homeschool Happenings – May

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… LOL! Yes, as I am sitting here thinking about what we did in our homeschool this past month – I am also thinking and very much looking forward to the slowing down that happens in May.  For now, here is our Homeschool Happenings – May edition. Which is really about all the things we did in April. LOL.     Homeschool Happenings – May   April was kind of a blah month … Read More

Studying the United States with Coloring and Activity Books

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As I have mentioned before, we have been brushing up a bit on our knowledge of the United States. Today, I am sharing how we are studying the United States with Coloring and Activity Books!! Also, you can enter for a chance to win some of the books mentioned too, so be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of this post.   (I received this product for free.  All opinions are honest, and I was not required to … Read More

Homeschool Happenings – April

March was another fun filled month in our world of homeschooling.  I am looking forward to sharing with you this Homeschool Happenings – April edition!   I know I am updating a bit later than normal, sorry! March was a fun month in our homeschool, and I am excited to share with you some highlights!  My parents visited in March, and so we took our “Spring Break” then, or as what I like to call “Mom Mom and Pop Pop … Read More

What Book Character Would You Be?

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Last week at our homeschool co-op we had a Fun Day where we were to dress up as a book character. The kids and I had a great time figuring out who we would be and what we needed to complete our costumes.  Take a look to see what characters we dressed up as. What book character would you be?   Super Grover Blake was the easiest decision by far.  He LOVES Super Grover, and he already had a Super … Read More

Video Diary of a Homeschool Mom and Amazon Alexa

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Hi, Friends!  So I have a fun post today!  The kids and I took some time to make a video to show you what a day in our lives looks like.  It also features one of our newest homeschool tools. I hope you enjoy this Video Diary of a Homeschool Mom and Amazon Alexa! (This post contains affiliate links. Please see my affiliate policy.)     Video Diary Of A Homeschool Mom and Amazon Alexa For Christmas, I usually get … Read More

Homeschool Happenings – March

Here we are with another month update of what has been happening in our homeschool. February was a fun month, so I am excited to share with you, our Homeschool Happenings – March edition.   Homeschool Happenings – March February started off with a field trip. A four-day field trip to Boyne Mountain to be exact. A good friend of ours organizes a field trip to a ski resort about 3 hours away. We drive up on Tuesday, ski Wednesday … Read More

Homeschool Happenings – February

We took the first week of January off from doing work and started back into everything on the 9th. Here is our Homeschool Happenings – February update.     Homeschool Happenings – February Although we enjoyed our break, I think we were all ready to get back into our routine of schooling.  Ok, I was, it was only me, that was ready! I changed things up for us some, and it has been working well. I did something that was … Read More

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