My Trip to the Zoo Report FREE Printables

Free Printables!!! >>> One of my favorite things to do in our homeschool is going on field trips with our children. We have become a bit more intentional in turning every trip into something educational. Educational — in the sense that we all learn something and retain some information from the experience. One of the […]

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Despacito and the Child

Despacito was playing one day and I little girl was dancing along to it. I was enthralled by it all. The words were pretty catchy and the music has a cool rhythm to it. I Youtubed it and learned the song in an hour. It was fun twisting my tongue to some Spanish I knew nothing […]

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Homeschool + Playtime

Many years ago, it was ‘normal’ to see children play in the streets or in the backyard on their own. I know what it’s like and how fun it was because I grew up in the Philippines a few decades ago where free play was just a part of growing up. Horrible stories about black […]

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Daily Homeschool Schedule

Living in an old, small family-friendly college town in this beautiful state has allowed us to enjoy a wide-range of activities that fit our lifestyle. There is always a lot of things to do for everyone. There are community theaters, festivals, kiddie parks, biking and hiking trails, farms, lakes, wildlife, and so many else to mention. […]

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A Parent’s Ultimate List of FREE Homeschool Resources

Education need not be expensive. There are ways to get it free. Homeschooling, if planned well, can cost you nothing! Yes, nothing! As a busy mom, I get super excited whenever I find a treasure trove of resources for things that I need. There is a wealth of informative sites out there just waiting to […]

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Why Homeschool?

Years ago, homeschooling my own children was not an option solely for one reason: I did not know that option even existed. The first time I met homeschooling families was during an overseas missionary trip to Japan and Mongolia. I was privileged to stay with a particular family for a week. During those times I […]

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31-Day Challenge: Homeschool is Cool School

I am excited today mainly for 5 reasons: First: My favorite season (fall) is here. Yay! Second: October is also here and it’s my birth month. Woohoo! Third, I am in for my second year of the 31-day challenge (Write 31 Days). Another Yay! Fourth: I chose “homeschooling” as my topic/category for the next 31 […]

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The Woman Who Taught Me Everything

“Look with your eyes, not with your mouth”, I heard Mama say it when I opened my mouth to complain about not finding what I needed. It was just one of her momisms. This is the woman who taught me everything about life. Her loving ways was balanced with a toughness that I admire about her. It […]

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12 Days: Random Acts of Christmas Kindness for Families

The song “12 Days of Christmas” hit the radio airwaves the next day after Thanksgiving. My little ones and I have been singing that song around the house and in the car since that day. We make up our own silly lyrics but the one thing that does not change are the words “my true […]

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A Christmas Story: The White Envelope

As much as I want time to slow down, December is here and many families are starting the countdown until Christmas. I have so many favorite Christmas stories and some that left an impression in my heart over these years. Many stories have become special to me but there are a few that changed my perspective and […]

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