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Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 2

  Day 2 - Make a Realistic First Day of School Photo Plan You might live in a more Pinterest-worthy reality than I do, but I've given up on meeting that standard. COULD I learn hand-lettering, buy a perfect slate and $20 set of chalk markers, and dress my children in coordinating outfits? I COULD. But… Continue reading Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 2

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Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 1

You've unboxed the new curriculum, and you have a solid plan for the first week. Well, the first day, anyway. This week I'll be sharing one practical task per weekday that can help the beginning of your school year run more smoothly. Today is... Day 1 - Stock Your Freezer Whether I'm teaching my own kids or teaching other… Continue reading Back to School Countdown, Homeschool Edition – Day 1

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6 Homeschool Organization Projects to Tackle This Summer

  A Different Kind of Summer Reading Project If your family is like mine, you know the library staff on a first name basis. Probably like you, we visit our local library on (at least) a weekly basis, at which time we hungrily stuff each of our library bags with anything and everything that suits… Continue reading 6 Homeschool Organization Projects to Tackle This Summer