Grade two!! Here we go, onto our second year of being official homeschoolers. We made great curriculum choices last year for my oldest and he is almost ready to move to new curriculum levels in every subject.
Morning Basket August 2020
August is still technically summer break for us, not that my kids have really listened to the dates on the calendar. They love learning all year round. Our August morning basket is back to basics so we can really focus on enjoying the last but of summer while it’s here.
Morning Basket July 2020
July is such a fun month for us! It starts off with a bang with Canada Day on July 1st then the rest of our month is filled with family fun, outdoor activities and too many smores for anyone’s good. Even though we will technically be in summer mode we
New to Homeschool: Four Thoughts to Consider
The last few months have rocked the world! We have all had to adapt our daily life to combat Covid-19 and normal doesn’t appear to be around the corner just yet. Many of you have brought your child’s education from schools into your own homes under teacher direction. What a
Morning Basket: May 2020
Morning baskets are the key to our daily home school success. It brings us all together and starts our day off on the right foot. We manage without it some days but our best days always include time for our morning basket. Your families basket might look very different than
Chapter Books at Bedtime
We are huge readers in our home. Nearly everyday of our learning we start with a morning basket, which is a basket filled with a variety of books covering many subjects. We read again in the afternoon; diving into Science, History or following other interests. We love the routine that
Studying the Restoration through Literature
In October 2019, Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints were advised to study the Restoration of the Church in preparation for the Bicentennial year of the First Vision. 200 years!! What an exciting event to celebrate. The Prophet, Russell M. Nelson, gave scripture verses for
Dinosaur Mini Unit
Having four kids myself, I am still in shock by the love of kids have for a dinosaurs. Is it the mystery, the colors, their size or the coolness factor? I’m not sure. What I do know is that if I can incorporate Dinosaurs into any lesson I find success,
Studying Germs Mini Unit
Germs are a big deal right now! The majority of the world is isolated in their own homes, for good reason. Germs can be good for your body but they can also be negative. Instead of focusing on the scary things that are going on in the world right now,
Your Homeschool Journey: One Step at a Time
If you are like the majority of the world, you have been thrown into your homeschooling journey without consciously making that choice. It is never easy to be made to do something but I am here to help you make your time at home a success. You can do this!
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