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Sept 17th is National Constitution Day! In celebration here are some great FREE sites to help your family learn about our constitution.

I thought this would be a great time to share some other resources I have found to use in our Government/American history studies this year. iCivics Is packed  full of great resources for learning. The best part they are all free. Games, lesson plans, unit studies and much much more. PBS LearningMedia There is no end to the vast… Continue reading Sept 17th is National Constitution Day! In celebration here are some great FREE sites to help your family learn about our constitution.

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This is one homeschool event you don’t want to miss! The Not Back to School Summit!

I am so excited to tell you about this year’s 12th Annual Not Back to School Summit. This has got to be the most exciting event I have attended this year. I can’t wait. September 12-23, 2016 Whether you are an experienced homeschooler – or a newbie at the starting gate – there is something for… Continue reading This is one homeschool event you don’t want to miss! The Not Back to School Summit!

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Government/American History Homeschool Curriculum That Won’t Completely Bore your Students.

No matter if you are studying government because your state requires it or because you feel it is important for your children to know, kids are not always as excited about government as other subjects. The study of government can be very dry and boring to students. I have been searching for the last few… Continue reading Government/American History Homeschool Curriculum That Won’t Completely Bore your Students.

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Yardzee….it’s whats hot this summer!

If you do pinterest your bound to have seen the yardzee games…well I am making and selling them. We chose to use a smaller bucket then most because of our time spent living in a tiny home. when your going camping you want to save as much space as possible and a lot of my… Continue reading Yardzee….it’s whats hot this summer!

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Warning! Anyone With Horses Must Read!

Let me start with this has been the most stressful and bizarre week concerning our horse. It was not hard to tell something was wrong with her right away. Laying down not wanting or able to get up very well. Stiffness or soreness in her hind end lethargic/depressed and not wanting to drink water. Problem… Continue reading Warning! Anyone With Horses Must Read!

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Parenting: Are We Getting a Raw Deal?

Summer 1974. I’m 9 years old. By 7:30 am, I’m up and out of the house, or if it’s Saturday I’m up and doing exactly what my father, Big Jerry, has told me to do. Might be raking, mowing… Source: Parenting: Are We Getting a Raw Deal?

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Board games our homeschool loves! 

It’s not new news that learning is easier when you are having fun. It is also not new news board games = fun! I have found in our homeschool that board games help brake up the “boring” school work, and help promote fun learning. Over the years we have made a habit of playing board… Continue reading Board games our homeschool loves!