Category Archives: Homeschooling

We are not in a Home Ed Sprint

Here is the thing about home education it is a lifestyle, it takes time, it is not a big SPRINT.  There is no desperate need to finish that book today, if it takes an extra day it is OKAY, if … Continue reading

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A Day off being a Home-educating mom

I Love being a home-educating Mom, I really do.  But here is the thing it is all-consuming, it has a tendency to take over my WHOLE life.  I am always reading up about new topics, find new resources, pinning ideas, … Continue reading

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Autumn Sand Art Leaves

One of the side-effects of being a home-educating mom is I tend to hoard anything that I think we might use in crafts or some kind of learning activity (old boxes, glass jars, left over stickers from half-finished mosaics, toilet … Continue reading

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Using Twinkl Editable Resources

One of the reasons that I use the Twinkl website as much as I do is because they have so many editable versions of their resources.  So maybe you are wondering   – what is so special about have editable versions … Continue reading

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Distracting kids with eBooks

Yesterday our plans came to an abrupt halt.  We were suppose to be meeting friends but by the time we got there my son was doubled over with stomach cramps and not a happy little guy so we ended up … Continue reading

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Getting started on the Middle Ages with a book

It feels like it has been ages since we had a History topic (dance shows and two bouts of chickenpox are the main culprits) but finally both kids have latched onto a new time period – The Middle Ages.  I … Continue reading

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Magic Maths game by Orchard Toys

I love finding fun educational games that the kids can play at home.  Any time the kids get to practice maths, reading or spelling in a fun way that does not involve a worksheet is a bonus for me.  Because … Continue reading

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