Getting Back to the Homeschooling Rhythm after Vacation

    You come back from a fun vacation and you are faced with the challenging reality of getting back into routine. When you are back, you have to immediately play catch up with the daunting laundry and the forever- going home duties. Do we even have to mention returning to work? You know you don’t…

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Going back to work: How Our Homeschooling Routine Changed

Our homeschool routine prior to going back to work was simple, but a little busy. Additional to our home learning routine, we were part of a Classical Conversations (CC) Community, which met once a week, and part of a Co-Op that met once every other week. We based most of our school work, activities and…

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Dolphin Tale 2: A Free Unit Study Curriculum by Classical Conversations

A few days ago I received an email with a great resource for homeschoolers. In less than a week we will be celebrating Homeschool Day 2014 (September 12), and in support to the Homeschool Movie Club, homeschooling groups will be joining together to watch the screening of Dolphin Tale 2 in theaters across the nation. What…

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“Plan to be Flexible”: Book Review

*This post contains affiliate links* For some time now, I have been wanting to read “Plan to be Flexible”, but it kept being “pushed away” from my Amazon’s cart by other resources. Interestingly, as I’m planning this coming homeschool year for my kids, I was given the opportunity to review this book, and I thank Alicia…

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Enter to Win $100 Towards a Bundle of your Choice

–THIS OFFER HAS ENDED– Last week I gave you a heads-up on a fabulous promotion coming up. Remember the Homemaking Bundle from this past spring? This one coming up, is similar, but with a lot more resources and is a Homeschool Edition! What is the best part? You get to choose  your bundle! There is a bundle for every…

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Our First Summer Reading Program!

This was our first year joining the Library’s Summer Reading Program, and we actually completed it!! I registered both of my older two (5 and 3 yrs. old) online, and when the program began, we went to the library to get their little motivational prizes for signing up. They both received a bookmark and a…

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LADHSA: First Annual Homeschool Convention

This past June, I was able to attend my very first homeschool convention. Some of you might remember when I shared about my plans to attend in “Should I attend a Homeschool Convention?”. It was definitely a new experience for me, and I quite enjoyed myself. My loving husband, being the good sport he is, drived…

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Coming July 21st: Build Your Bundle Homeschool Edition!!!

The BIGGEST digital homeschooling curriculum sale EVER is coming! Mark your calendars! Save up to 92% on popular homeschooling curriculum! ONE WEEK ONLY – July 21-28, 2014! Click here to be reminded | Enter to win $100 towards your bundle purchase What is the “Build Your Bundle” – Homeschool Edition Sale? The “Build Your Bundle”…

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CC Parent Practicum 2014: A Honest Review

*There are some affiliated links in this post*   In early June, I had the opportunity to attend my first Classical Conversations’ Parent Practicum. Practicum, derived from the latin practicus, a noun which means “one who practices or takes action”. Why is it called a practicum? Because parents practice their teaching skills while being mentored…

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Our First Homeschool Celebration!!!

Unbelievable… Time has flown! Not too long ago I was swaddling my baby in my arms, learning to nurse her…then I had two more babies, and the next big epiphany: Homeschooling!! It feels like yesterday that I decided to home educate my kids. Now I’m so happy and feel so proud, that all the hard work…

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