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Cute Valentine for Teachers

This is a cute Valentine for teachers that is easy to make and not the typical one they get! Show your kids favorite teacher how special they are!

Cute Valentine for Teachers Written by: Julia Richardson Valentine’s day is just around the corner! I wanted to come up with a cute gift for my son’s teacher that hasn’t been too over done yet. I wanted to make it something to help remember him by and hopefully it touches their hearts too. I was so excited about what we ...

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Purposeful Design: Understanding the Creation Review

Purposeful Design Review

Purposeful Design: Understanding the Creation Review   I have really enjoyed reviewing Purposeful Design: Understanding the Creation by Purposeful Design. This beautiful and very sturdy book is designed  so make you want to leave it out on the coffee table. It beckons you to pick it up and open it up. I purposely left it on our coffee table to see if it was just ...

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IXL Math and Language Arts Review

IXL review

IXL Math and Language Arts Review IXL has two great supplemental online  courses that I recently got to review. I reviewed the IXL Math and IXL Language Arts programs with my 4th grade son. Something important to point out about this program right off the bat is it is supposed to be supplemental which means you use it in addition to your regular curriculum or ...

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iWitness books from Apologia (Review)

iWitness books from Apologia (Review)

iWitness books from Apologia (Review) One of the things I really enjoy about homeschooling is the opportunity to take time and really dig in deep to our faith. I like to teach my kids to jump in and investigate what it is we believe and why. I enjoy finding resources that lead us to deep conversations about faith and that ...

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Fix It! Grammar: The Nose Tree [Book 1] (Teacher Manual& Student Text) Review

Fix it! Grammar (student text and teachers manual ) review! Loved it! Would it work for you? Come check it out!

Fix It! Grammar: The Nose Tree [Book 1] (Teacher Manual& Student Text) Review Oh grammar ,how I loathe thee. I am serious it is my least favorite subject to teach. Once it gets past nouns and verbs,it gives me a serious pain behind my eye.  I am serious folks- I really don’t like is and I have little confidence in ...

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Under Drake’s Flag Review

Under Drake's Flag, and audio theatre amazing audiobook for children 6- adult with study guide. (Review)

Under Drake’s Flag Review! Under Drake’s Flag is a 2 disc CD audiobook set produced by Heirloom Audio Productions.  This is an audio theater adaptation of G.A. Henty’s  Under Drake’s Flag. If you are familiar with any of Henty’s work then you know he is a fantastic story teller that has the ability to really pull you into his stories. His  stories focus on strong ...

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Essential Skills Advantage Review

Essential Skills Advantage Review! Easy and fun to use online reading and language! Coupon code for free and deeply discounted code at end of post!

Essential Skills Advantage Review Essential Skills Advantage is an online reading and language learning program for grades K-6.  It covers reading, reading comprehension, spelling, vocabulary building, and grammar. Make sure you check out the end of this post- Essential Skills Advantage has been amazing enough to give my readers 2 really great offers! I mainly  used the program with my son (grade 4). He ...

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Chronicles of . . . A State History Notebook Review

Looking for a great curriculum to use in teaching state history? You need to read this review then! Chronicles of . . . A State History Notebook Review! Adventures in Mindful Living- making life easier and healthier!

Chronicles of . . . A State History Notebook Review Hewitt Homeschooling has many great homeschooling products including the  Chronicles of . . . A State History Notebook that I was lucky enough to  get review. Chronicles of . . . A State History Notebook is designed for grades 3-8.  I used it with my 4th grade son. What you get when you order Chronicles of ...

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Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms Review

Ready to Flourish in your homeschooling and your business? Then come check how this book helped me grow my business and homeschool better!

Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms Review I am so glad I got the opportunity to review  Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms. This is a fantastic book written by Mary Jo Tate and put out by Apologia Educational Ministries . You can pick up a copy for $15.00  at  Apologia Educational Ministries.   The name Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms says it all. This book ...

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Free Human Body Unit Study Ideas!

Free Human Body Unit Study Ideas! Come check out all the fun we had and get some great ideas for your human body unit study!

Free Human Body Unit Study Ideas!   Today I wanted to share with you a really fun Free Human Body Unit Study! I did this post awhile back for my good friend Melinda Weiser. She was sweet enough to ask me  to write it after she saw some pictures I put on Facebook. I had so much fun with the ...

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A Life in Balance Book Review

A life in balance book review! The story of the brain training method ( a way to help the ADHD, ADD,Autism, and other learning different abilities)

A Life in Balance Book Review   I was given the opportunity to review  A Life in Balance  book by the Learning Breakthrough Program . It retails for $16.94 and for older teens and adults. It is a very interesting read that tells the story of how Frank Belgau developed his brain training program.The company explains the brain training method as aerobics ...

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What on Earth Can I Do and Resources Review

What on Earth Can I Do and resources review!

What on Earth Can I Do and Resources Review   I was offered to review What on Earth Can I Do?, What On Earth Can I Do Notebooking Journal ,What on Earth Can I Do? Junior Notebooking Journal  and What on Earth Can I Do? Coloring Book   from a company I love called Apologia Educational Ministries . I highly respect their work and their products, so ...

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Maestro Classics Review

maestro classics review! Super fun way to teach music appreciation that you will enjoy as much as your child!

Maestro Classics Review The review I did last week covered art appreciation, this weeks review will cover music appreciation!  Art and music appreciation have been something I have been wanting to add in to our homeschooling experience but never really could figure out how to do it in a fun and easy way. When I was given the opportunity to ...

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Calm Down Playdough Recipe

A fun way to help kids calm down! Adventures in Mindful Living

Calm Down Playdough Recipe This is a fun and easy way to help kids calm down. My son tends to get really excitable during and after certain situations. This is something I started with him to help him learn how to naturally calm himself back down and be able to focus or to go to sleep.I think there are several ...

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12 Month Family Plan from CTC Math Review

CTC Math Review!

12 Month Family Plan from CTC Math Review Math is one of those subjects that cause a lot of stress  around our household. Some days my son loves it , other days he hates it. When I was asked to do a review on the 12 Month Family Plan  put out by CTC Math I was really excited to get started.   What ...

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