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An Unexpected Place to Buy Used Homeschool Curriculum!

A package came in the mail today and I proudly help it up to my husband. “This teacher’s manual cost almost $80!” My husband gave me a raised eyebrow look that said, “Man, homeschool can be expensive…but what can you do, right?” I triumphantly said, “But I got this used and…

Easy Flower Craft For Kids with Water Bottle Stamping!

I don’t know about you, but my stock of craft supplies has been dwindling due to world events. All three of my kids love art, creating, and all things crafting…and my depleted art box shows it. Going to the grocery store right now is a huge pain that involves face masks, lysol, hand sanitizer, and gloves…

Free Typing Lessons: Kidztype Review!

Let’s be honest. Most of us do not use the large majority of information we learned in school on an everyday basis. Can you even remember the content of the classes you took in high school? The math classes? Literture classes? Electives? They are all a bit blurry for me now, except for two things. I remember dropping…

Standardized Testing for Homeschoolers: Why I Changed My Mind

Who in the world hears “standardized testing” and doesn’t have a simultaneous desire to take a nap and have an anxiety attack? Standardized tests are universally horrible and I always thought I would never subject my homeschooled kids to them…at least not for a long time. Did you know that public school kids take…

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┬átaste like. They also know what a McDonalds Happy Meal tastes…