It’s odd, but this is how we are getting ready for summer learning.
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It’s odd, but this is how we are getting ready for summer learning.

I can’t believe we are in the week after Memorial Day and I have not even really thought about summer learning. It’s odd this year, and this is how we are getting ready for summer learning. Summer feels like it snuck up on me this year. It probably feels that way because it kind-of did….

100 Fun And Effective Ways To Practice Sight Words
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100 Fun And Effective Ways To Practice Sight Words

I put together a comprehensive list of fun and effective ways to practice sight words – because learning to read shouldn’t be boring! It’s about that time. It happens to me every single school year, no matter what our circumstances. I joke about it with my homeschooling friends. Plan all you want, happy little September…

Why Art Is So Helpful For Children With Anxiety
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Why Art Is So Helpful For Children With Anxiety

Why art is so helpful for children with anxiety and creating art therapy at home. Several years ago, my youngest son began experiencing significant anxiety. Sleep issues, separation anxiety and even panic attacks became part of our every day. We saw a therapist. We saw a psychiatrist. Both encouraged me that they would be able…

Hands-On Learning Activities For Older Kids
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Hands-On Learning Activities For Older Kids

Why is it so hard to find hands-on learning activities for older kids? These are just a few of our favorites! We have studied the Ancient Greeks, Ancient Romans and Ancient Egyptians off and on for more than four years. My children are natural historians, and love to imagine themselves as mini-Indiana Jones type archaeologists….