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Easy Baking with Kids: Green Smoothie Muffins!

I have honestly lost count of how many batches of these green smoothie muffins I have made with my kids since this whole quarantine/social distancing thing started. My kids cannot get enough of them! Don’t get me wrong – my kids know what candy and doughnuts taste like. They also know what a McDonalds Happy Meal tastes…

Homeschool P.E.: Why You Need It and How to Get Started

I don’t know about you, but I really didn’t get much out of P.E. when I was in school. I am sure that my P.E. teachers did their best, but only so much can be accomplished when you’re dealing with thirty kids 1 or 2 times a week for 50 minutes at…

1st Grade Curriculum Picks: Simple and Fun!

I made SO MANY mistakes my first year of homeschooling. I started out with teaching 1st grade to my oldest after pulling her from public school. Lookin back, I can see how I stressed about all the wrong things and worried about things that were just not that important. Well, I’m getting a second chance at teaching 1st…

Easy Butterfly Craft for Kids: Simple and Fun!

Is there anything more magical than a butterfly to a child? My kids have seen tons of them, but they still gasp, point, yell “Butterfly!” and the chase is on – every time! Now that spring is upon us and the sun is out, I just had to pull out one of my favorite crafts. It is an…

4th Grade Curriculum Picks

It’s hard to believe, but the homeschool year has flown by and I’m already shopping for next year’s curriculum! I will say that I had not planned to share my 4th grade curriculum picks this early – but since we are all supposed to be inside social distancing…what better time is there…