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Homeschool Madness: The Space Race

In our homeschool, we've reached the era of the Space Race in the 1960's! The kids and I are really enjoying this portion of history and science! It's truly a fascinating and fun topic! We're using a variety of resources, and I thought I'd list them for you here! (For more ideas, check out my… Continue reading Homeschool Madness: The Space Race

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Weekend Wrap-Up

Hey there! Just checking in after a lovely, wonderfully lazy weekend. I totally needed it! Most days I feel like a candle being burned from both ends. It's a happy candle, but being used up, nevertheless. Our schedule finally kicked into gear this week after a nice, long Christmas break and some lovely snow days.… Continue reading Weekend Wrap-Up

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The Thinking Tree: Minecraft Journal

  Did you know that we  homeschool? This year, we made the decision to switch to using Thinking Tree Journals for a few of our subjects and, I gotta say, it's going swimmingly! I've written about the journals several times before: Homeschool Review: The Thinking Tree Thinking Tree Journals in Action Dyslexia Games: Not Just… Continue reading The Thinking Tree: Minecraft Journal

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October Sentence a Day

Hello again! Have you heard of this neat way of journaling before? Writing one sentence about each day is a quick little way to keep track of my crazy, hectic life...when I remember to do it! I've decided to try preserving Grandma's funeral flowers with the hopes of making some kind of keepsake for the… Continue reading October Sentence a Day

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Thinking Tree Review: Literature & Poetry Journals

We made the decision to incorporate Thinking Tree journals into our schooling this year and I'm loving it so much, I decided to review the ones we're using. (Not getting anything for the reviews, I just really like them a lot!) The reviews I've done so far: What is it? Main Journals in action Dyslexia… Continue reading Thinking Tree Review: Literature & Poetry Journals

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Thinking Tree Review: Dyslexia Games

Hello again! I'm just really really enjoying our homeschool materials this year, so I thought I'd share more about what we are using! We began adding some Thinking Tree journals for this year, and already I'm seeing great results! Read more about the journals HERE and our first week of using them HERE! Dyslexia Games… Continue reading Thinking Tree Review: Dyslexia Games

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Homeschool Review: The Thinking Tree Journals in Action

Yesterday concluded our first week of homeschooling for the 2017-2018 school year! Hurrah! It was crazy, fun, busy, new, surprising, and frustrating all at once! But we had some really great moments, especially thanks to The Thinking Tree journals we started using this year! I will eventually talk about all the journals, but today I… Continue reading Homeschool Review: The Thinking Tree Journals in Action


Homeschool Review: The Thinking Tree

Did you guys know that we homeschool?  It is probably the hardest and most rewarding thing I've ever done, but last year I suffered severe burnout. On the last day of school I walked out the door and haven't been in our schoolroom since. But over the summer, I came across a new plublisher that… Continue reading Homeschool Review: The Thinking Tree