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Keeping Track of Library Books – No More Fines

Everyone knows that homeschoolers love the library. And sometimes they share their record-breaking library overdue fines. Whenever this happens, there are some who mention that they have stopped using the library because they have spent more money on fines than would have to buy books. While I am

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Grammar of Poetry – Flash Sale

Save 20% off the Grammar of Poetry Bundle February 12-14 only! Use coupon code LOVE20 Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  Are you like me and already looking for next year’s curriculum? Or maybe you need something new this winter to perk up your homeschool.

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Missing Art? Tips for Adding Art into Your Homeschool

Disclosure: Post contains affiliate links. This week’s topic for the Virtual Curriculum Fair is Seeking Beauty: The Arts. Our hosts areSusan @ Homeschooling Hearts & Minds  and Lisa @ Golden Grasses. Even though I’ve participated in the Virtual Curriculum Fair for several years, I have never written

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Organizing Computer Files

A lot of people, including me, make New Year’s Resolutions to declutter their home and to simplify. But I bet not as many people resolve to declutter and organize their computer files. Photo credit – Marcin Wichary Keeping Your Computer Organized is Essential You may

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Unschooling Science

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase something through one of the links, I will receive a small commission. This week we’re talking about Math and Science in the Virtual Curriculum Fair hosted by Susan @ Homeschooling Hearts & Minds  and Laura @ Day by

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Teaching Reading at Home: A Tale of 5 Readers

Other than answering the dreaded socialization question, teaching reading at home may be the scariest thing for a new homeschooler. This week’s Virtual Curriculum Fair topic is Loving Language Arts and is co-hosted by  Susan @ Homeschooling Hearts & Minds and Chareen @ Every Bed of Roses.

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Unpinnable – No Projects in Homeschool

Once upon a time, I posted weekly updates on our homeschool. And there were some pretty fun projects to mention. We made lapbooks, models, and lots of other creative projects.   All that was before Pinterest.  Photo credit  – akemp42 Now our homeschool is not

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Experience History Through Music by Diana Waring

It’s summer. We don’t have to do school, right? Maybe not officially, but I like to make sure we’re still learning. Recently, I’ve had a great opportunity to sneak a little history into my family’s day. Experience History Through Music I don’t know if your