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15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day

The amazingly creative learning activity you planned was a total bust and ended in toddler tears. You lost your keys somewhere between changing the baby's diaper and packing the snacks for after soccer practice. The kids' bad attitudes are quickly growing contagious, and you have absolutely zero plan for dinner. I've been here. So many… Continue reading 15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day

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Alphabet Soup – A “Martha Speaks” Learning Activity

This little learner activity is perfect for emergent readers! This summer I grabbed the children's classic, Martha Speaks (by Susan Meddaugh) off the library shelves and got a little bit inspired to do something more than just read. My daughter laughed and laughed at the idea of a dog spouting off full sentences, and begged… Continue reading Alphabet Soup – A “Martha Speaks” Learning Activity

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Our Top 5 Can’t-Live-Without Homeschooling Supplies

Is August really here? With school supply sales running full-tilt, I wanted to be sure to share some of my very favorite, can't-live-without school supplies for the homeschooling family. *This post contains affiliate links. For more info, check out my sponsored content page! Over these last few years of tot school, preschool, and running a… Continue reading Our Top 5 Can’t-Live-Without Homeschooling Supplies

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Thrifted School Supply Hack!

This time of year my Pinterest feed seems chalk full - pun intended - with beautiful school supply storage ideas. And what self-respecting teacher nerd can resist a lovely array of freshly sharpened colored pencils in a cute container? This week I came up with a clever and pretty solution for organizing your homeschool supplies.… Continue reading Thrifted School Supply Hack!

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7 Ways to Fit Socialization Into Your Homeschool Day

Since updated the blog's new look, this is the very first official Two Cents Tuesday ... when I basically thrown my two cents in about something homeschooling/education related! Today I'm sharing some tips on how to fit social time into your homeschool day (both for parents and kids). Our family is still in the early… Continue reading 7 Ways to Fit Socialization Into Your Homeschool Day