Wrapping Up a Homeschool School-year and Grading the Teacher

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So the summer has begun. I officially quit adding to the weekly assignment list spiral over a week ago and we are in our first 2 month summer break in a long while. We have homeschooled year round by necessity for the past few years because of distractions (two of them who are 6 and […]

Perfecting Preschool : Activities

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It’s been a long time since you were knee-high to a grasshopper. You might have forgotten how to play, or what you used to really enjoy doing as a little person. That may be why moms are often stumped on what in the world they can do to keep their preschoolers busy, learning, and having […]

Perfecting Preschool : Learning Spaces

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Maybe you are just starting out on your homeschool journey and are looking for fun ideas to do with your little person (or people, if you are blessed with more than a single tot). Maybe you surfed in just looking for some ideas on how to set up your learning areas. Or, maybe you are […]

Charlotte Mason-Inspired Online Literature Course for Teens

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The last time we studied the Medieval Times, my kids were in the very beginning of Elementary. Those days were so precious. I look back on them and shake my head at how fast these ‘students’ of mine have grown up into mature young people. We had such fun doing hands-on things like crafts and […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Clinton Presidential Library

When in Arkansas, one has to notice that President Clinton has been there. You can’t get far from Texarkana without passing through Hope, Arkansas. You might not see much of the town if you blink or stay on the freeway, but you’ll certainly see the sign that states “Hope, Arkansas: Birthplace of President Clinton”. The […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Hike and Trails

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I know I’ve shared quite a few of our Pinnacle Mountain adventures already (see links below)… but this one was unique. Instead of spending all of our time going up the mountain, we also took the to the trails and visited the swampy forest surrounding the base of the Ozark foothill. We took this field […]

Field Trips for Third and Fourth Grade

As promised, here is my field trip list for: OUR 5th YEAR OF HOMESCHOOL: 3rd GRADE and 4th GRADE (2006-7)! Do you have kids that are younger than 3rd and 4th Grade? Go visit my previous field trip lists (linked with photos and reviews). They can be found on my Homeschool Series post by year/grade […]