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Homeschooling 101: How to Get Motivated!


Hi friends! It’s always hard to get back into the school groove come January. The holidays are so fun, that it’s kind of a let down to have to get going again. So for today’s Tip Tuesday I have some fun tips to share with you that help us get motivated and back in our homeschool groove!   I feel…

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How to Homeschool with Babies & Toddlers


Hi everyone! Today for Tip Tuesday I’m talking about how to homeschool with babies and toddlers! Chances are if you’re a homeschooler, and you have more than one child, you’ll be homeschooling while also trying to take care of a newborn, baby, toddler, or all of the above! I know it can seem like a daunting task, but today I’m…

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2016-2017 First Day of Homeschool!


Hi friends! Wow, I can’t believe we’re starting out 10th year of homeschooling today. It’s been quite a ride thus far, and I’m looking forward to a brand new year full of possibilities! We’ve got our new curriculum all sorted in our work drawers, and the school room has been cleaned out, de-cluttered, and sanitized. Even the birds got a…

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Tip Tuesday: Student Organization Tips


Hi everyone! Welcome back to another Tip Tuesday episode! Today I’m sharing how I keep all of our homeschool student materials organized. I’m also going to be showing some of our homeschool room as well as an update on how we’re using our workbox system.   So if you want to see how this mama of four keeps all of…

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Tip Tuesday: Teacher Organization Tips


Hey guys! I’m back today with another Tip Tuesday video for you all! Today I’m going to share my tips for organizing your school room, teaching supplies, and record keeping. We’ll also discuss some things to consider when choosing a space for your homeschool as well as a few organizational tips that have helped me keep everything neat and tidy.…

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Tip Tuesday: How to Create Lesson Plans


Hey guys! I hope you’re enjoying my Tip Tuesday series. If you’re following along you know that last week we talked about how to choose homeschool curriculum, and this week I’m getting into the nitty gritty of how to take all of that curriculum and turn it into workable lesson plans for your homeschool year.   So let’s get into…

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Tip Tuesday: Homeschool Conventions


Hey guys! I’m back with another Tip Tuesday post for you today. Since I know conventions can be really overwhelming if you’re new or not sure what you’re looking for I wanted to do a post on how to navigate through one with a plan! So for today’s Tip Tuesday I’m sharing my tips and tricks on how to navigate…

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Homeschooling 101: How to Choose Curriculum


Hi homeschoolers! I’m back today with a fun video series for you. Along with my Tip Tuesday homeschool tips, I’m also filming a Homeschooling 101 How To series to help you get started homeschooling! In today’s video I’m talking about the hardest part of getting started, how to choose your curriculum. Now after 9 years of homeschooling one thing I’ve…

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Tip Tuesday: Running a Homeschool Household


I get a ton of questions about how I keep our basic household running. Homeschooling certainly takes up quite a bit of time and so that means that we need a good schedule to keep  up with our crazy schedule! So make sure to stop by today’s Tip Tuesday video to see how I organize our day and get everything…

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5th Grade Top Homeschool Curriculum Picks


Hi everyone! I’m seeing a lot of activity in the COAH Community so I know you are all starting to plan ahead for next year! So today I’m sharing our top 5th grade homeschool curriculum picks! We’ve gotten to the point where we’re pretty pleased with our line up of curriculum. While I like to do a variety of student…

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Tip Tuesday: Overcoming Your Doubts & Fears


Good morning friends! Have you ever doubted your ability to homeschool? Do you think it might be the right choice for your family but you’re not sure if you’re even qualified to teach your kids?   Have you asked yourself any of these questions? Do I have to have a teaching degree? How much time does homeschooling take? What if…

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4th Grade Homeschool Top Curriculum Picks


Hi friends! I always look forward to a new homeschooling year. It’s like a fresh start and I love picking new curriculum, and changing up things to give everyone a little bit of a change. Do you need help picking your homeschool curriculum out? Fear not, because I’m back today with another homeschool curriculum top picks post! Today I’m sharing…

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