Giveaway: The Klutz Guide to the Galaxy (3 Winners!)

We love Klutz crafts and games, but we were recently sent a copy of The Klutz Guide to the Galaxy, and it is definitely our new favorite! Pat Murphy and the Scientists of Klutz Labs have put together a fun, engaging, interactive guide that gets you thinking, doing and exploring all things intergalactic: Explore the…

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Giveaway: Insect Lore Praying Mantis and Butterfly Kits (3 Winners!)

This giveaway has now ended. Congratulations to [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected] -- you each won an Insect Lore prize pack! I've sent you an email with information on claiming your prize. I'm so excited to share this giveaway with you because Insect Lore is a company that we love! I've been a fan of Insect…

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Giveaway: See the Light’s Art Class DVD Curriculum

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to [email protected] and [email protected], who each won a copy of Volume 1. While all of our kids enjoy arts and crafts, our 5-year-old is the real artist. She spends hours at the breakfast bar drawing, cutting, pasting, painting and creating. Lately, she has been asking to take an art…

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Help Your Child Stay Organized and Productive

The following post is from Blessings of Working Mom Journal: Most parents think of ways to become more organized in their workplace, and in their own spaces at home. However, it is also important to help our kids clear their thoughts, stay focused, and be productive. Here are some great tips that worked for us.…

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Free Book Inventory Printable to Track Your Collection

  These days, there are tons of ways you can keep track of your book collection, from online library systems to detailed Excel spreadsheets. But if you -- like Monique, who emailed me this printable suggestion -- would rather just keep a simple written list, then this printable is for you! You can fill it…

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Our Homeschool Curriculum + a Free Printable Planner

I've known I wanted to homeschool my kids since I was 16 years old. I'd attended a Montessori school, a public school and a Christian school before leaving the Christian school to be homeschooled that year, and I just knew being home was what I wanted for my own kids. I wanted the flexibility of…

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Our Homeschool System: Organizing & Planning

Today I wanted to take a few minutes to show you our homeschool system. This year we are using Classical Conversations with Sonlight Readers for our 6 and 4.5 year old, and our two younger girls will get Daddy time during school. Yes, I realize how ridiculously lucky I am to have that setup --…

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Homeschooling Your Way: One Day at a Time

I wanted to finish up this week by sharing a little bit about how I do things. I don't know about you, but I've loved reading about other people's experiences and drawing on their ideas for our homeschooling as well! Where in your home do you homeschool? Do you have different areas for read-alouds, workbooks…

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