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Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

Hello! Welcome to a quick guide to my annual Homeschool {Academy} Planning 101! Thank you for joining me on my adventure 🙂 Every year, our homeschool planning goes through the same motions. Here’s a quick tutorial of how I prepare to plan for a new Year of Learning! First,think about how you’re #winning at life… Continue reading Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

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Recycled Reads 2016

Thanks to Prabhat, of Dancing with Mosquitos, for introducing me to, and encouraging me, to do it – Recycled Book Reading Challenge! The gist: Read what you have on your shelf…I guess that pile of library books will need to thin? My dozen are books my children loved but I haven’t read, books given to… Continue reading Recycled Reads 2016

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What I’m Reading: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

This book has been on my to-read list and Santa brought it for me!! With very little moved back into our first story home after new flooring was installed, we’re using it as a clean slate for the coming year! (as seen on my Facebook page last week) Margin Most compelling (summarized) thought thus far: your… Continue reading What I’m Reading: The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

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Homeschooling — How do you do it?

Since we started over 6 years ago, I’ve had many people ask: How do you Homeschool?   Well, that’s a great question! That’s also a very person, yet multi-layered question that has had different answers through the years. There are so many different methodologies and educational theories to explore. To be honest, it’s wonderful to… Continue reading Homeschooling — How do you do it?

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Family Read Aloud: Eragon, by Christopher Paolini

We’ve had this on our to-read reading list for quite a while. After finishing The Martian, we began reading Eragon by Christopher Paolini. It’s been of interest to me because not only did he write the first draft as a 15-year old homeschooler, but he also initially self-published his book! He went on to write 3… Continue reading Family Read Aloud: Eragon, by Christopher Paolini

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{Ramblings On} Goodreads Giveaway! Win one of five paperback copies of Shizzle, Inc!

While I haven’t read the book, I’ve been LOVING — all the advice and encouragement for writers is so appreciated! While I don’t know if I’ll ever become a published author, I love to have resources available to learn from! Thank you, Ana! Where do you find your inspiration? Source: Goodreads Giveaway! Win one… Continue reading {Ramblings On} Goodreads Giveaway! Win one of five paperback copies of Shizzle, Inc!

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Christmas: Advent Begins!

Advent begins today and I think about the traditions from the past, and those I want to begin. What I choose to do with my time and energy is a reflection of who I am, the values I hold dear, and the environment I would like to create for my family. It’s easy to think… Continue reading Christmas: Advent Begins!