Today is August 1. How is your homeschool planning coming along? We plan to start school at the end of the month, and I still have a few things to order and A LOT of organization to do! But, I'm happy to say that most decisions about curriculum have been made and am glad to share our 2016-2017 … [Read more...] about 2016-2017 Homeschool Curriculum Choices for Preschool Thru High School
First, is the book The Organized Homeschool Life. What a great book! What you get is a different organizing challenge for each week of the year. Melanie is a homeschool mom of 6 so she knows how hard it can be to "get it all done." She wants this book to help you and not discourage you or make you … [Read more...] about 2 Homeschool Resources You NEED!
Ten years ago today I dove into the world of blogging. I didn't know what I was doing, but I thought it would be a fun way to document our homeschooling and family life as well as connect with others outside my immediate sphere of influence. Now, I have made so many friends in the blogging world, … [Read more...] about The “I Choose Joy!” 10-Year Blogiversary Giveaway–just for Homeschoolers!
How do you help your child grow in character? We try to talk through it daily--ways to be kind and more loving. We read the Bible and pray. But I am always looking for more ideas to help me in the area of character training! I'm sure I'm not the only one. I have personally used The Picture … [Read more...] about Help Your Child Grow in Character
My oldest son just finished playing Charlie Brown in the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Since my three littlest kids were going to help usher and pass out programs, I made a Charlie Brown t-shirt for each of them. It's the easiest costume in the world to make, and they looked … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Charlie Brown T-Shirt Costume Idea
Today I have a review of La La Logic Preschool Curriculum This is an online resource with items to print. It's specifically for preschoolers and is a resource designed to help them with thinking skills and problem-solving. There are 100 weeks of material! See below for example of … [Read more...] about Review: La La Logic online preschool curriculum