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{This post may contain my referral links. You can Click Here for my full disclosure policy.} Everyone Loves Schoolhouse Teacher’s Start-Of-The-Year Sale! Start 2018 out with a BANG! This Year is the Best Yet! There are families that wait for this sale every year, and this year they will love it even more! Only $90 …

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How Do You Combat Homeschool Burnout? Every January I like to look at and evaluate several aspects of our homeschool.  Below are 5 questions that I ask myself to make the second half of our year dynamic! What programs/curriculum are working and what is NOT working for my family? What scheduling tricks seem to be …

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It’s fall, but not on our tropical island!  What do you do when you want to have a sledding party, but there is no snow and no sleds?!    Find a big grassy hill,  Grab as much cardboard as you can,  Load up a pick-up truck with all your friends!   {This post may contain my referral …

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This post may contain affiliate links. I remember the anxiety that began as my firstborn turned 3 and then 4!  What was the best way to educate this little guy?  We decided to put him in a private 3 day a week K4 program that was geared to getting these little people ready for kindergarten.  …

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This post may contain affiliate links. #1 The #1 Item I must have at the beginning of every school year is a good COFFEE MUG!  A regular mug doesn’t do it.  I have to reheat my coffee 5 times before I finish.  Who wants to do that?!  I have found that a good stainless steel …

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The Brinkman Adventures Radio Shows are such an entertaining and educational way to practice listening with my children, that when I heard about the new curriculum that accompanies these shows, I was ecstatic!  These Adventures go right along with what Teach Me Joy is all about.  These based on truth stories expand your child’s world …

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{My posts may contain referral links} I am very eclectic when I choose curriculum.  Even when I went with a boxed curriculum I supplemented with other things.  One of my favorite things about teaching is choosing curriculum that will fit the needs of the child.  There have been years when we started something I thought …

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