What Curriculum Should I Use? Part 1 of 3

As a veteran homeschooler, I remember being in your shoes, reading books, blogs, going to homeschool events, talking to homeschoolers and attending conferences.  There was so much to learn and so much to take in, I spent a lot of time trying different things and trying to figure out how to make homeschooling work for […]

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8 Top Resources for Homeschooling/ K-12 Education

We as humans have been learning and teaching things for a very long time.  Why has the modern classroom changed so little over the part 100 years?  Gone are the days when you needed to go to a certain school in order to have access to a good teacher and to good books.  Gone are […]

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Andrew In Dinosaur Land

I am so excited today because my new children’s book is available on the kindle!!  It is free with kindle unlimited and I am sending free pdf copies to anyone who wants one in hopes that I will get a few reviews! We live in an amazing era where any of us can make a […]

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Living in France– 6 months already!!

So we have been here in France now for 6 months.  Every place has its pros and cons, even France.  It was still pretty cold this winter, we all had colds and got a bit sick over Christmas break– and with a large family, it was one sick person right after another.  One of the […]

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9 Top Books On Education, Homeschooling And What Kids Should Know

This is the list of books on education, homeschooling and teaching children that have been the most helpful and influential in creating the customized education my children have received over the past 15 years.    A lot of this stuff just is not taught in school, you have to find it yourself on your own.  I read […]

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Homeschoolers Attend French Public School

My homeschooled kids are attending public school in France so they can learn French.  They are learning, they are doing well, and I am enjoying the break!!  So we have now been here in France for 4 months.  It has gone well overall.  We are all learning French, the kids are all enrolled in public […]

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My Weekly Chart — Goal and Record Book

Do you need help motivating your kids to get their work — both chores and school work done?  Do you need help keeping everybody on task?  Do you have a child who like to fill in charts and track what they have done? If the answer is yes, then take a look at this little […]

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Homeschool Checklist To Get Organized

So once you have all your curriculum picked out and you are all excited about homeschooling, it is time to figure out how you are going to fit all that fun stuff in for homeschool plus run a household, cook meals and keep up on the laundry.  This is no small feat!!  This Homeschool checklist […]

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2 Months In France And The Kids Starting French School

Two and one half months in France— we have made it so far!!  There have been a lot of high points like trying new delicious foods and going for walks, runs and bike rides and finding that they do indeed sell most of the things we like and getting some new to us cars, and […]

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Paris In A Day

So we left Belgium at about 7:30 am.  We had to take several trains which were all slow, because we had to get off and switch trains a couple times.  So what takes about 2 1/2- 3 hrs on the fast train, took us about 6 hours.  Reservations for the fast train has to be […]

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