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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Playful Kiddie Adventures

What’s good about my childhood in the 1980s was the weather because it did not matter if the sun was blaring hot or it was raining cats and dogs, my siblings and I and our friends were always playing outside. The only thing that could stop us from going out at that time was the threat […]

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Homeschool Curriculum 2016-1017

A big chunk of my time was put towards planning my kids’ homeschool curriculum this SY 2016-2017. Even with all the homeschooling planners and organizers that are available, I found it rather overwhelming to even know how to start. I had been searching for a curriculum that best fits our lifestyle and beliefs. When it comes to homeschooling, I am […]

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The Importance of Family Worship

Imagine a home — the whole family is gathered together, singing, studying the Word, sharing stories, praying, embracing — that’s family worship. I am excited about this topic today. It is one that’s very dear to my heart and it is also my favorite memory in my parent’s home. Daily Rituals Each morning, as early as 4:00 am, my folks […]

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