Make Reading Fun For Your First Grader

Reading seems like all fun and games until you reach the first grade level.  At that point, you aren’t simply teaching letter sounds and singing the Alphabet Song, but rather you’re putting those sounds together and making 2, 3, 4-letter words.  You may be introducing sight words and short sentences, and you may also begin…

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How to Have a Productive Day EVERYDAY!


*There may be affiliate links in this post. As women with jam-packed schedules, productivity can feel like an achievement that often alludes us.  As homeschooling moms this reality seems even more prevalent.  There are so many items you need to attend to, aside from making sure the homeschool day goes off without a hitch.  No…

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How to Begin Homeschooling: 5 Tips To Get You Started


Recently, I posted a survey asking individuals about their current interests and concerns about homeschooling.  One of the questions included in the survey asked, “What are your biggest homeschooling issues?”  I included several answer choices, and allowed survey takers to choose all responses that applied to their situation.  Those who completed the survey highlighted several…

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