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Fun and Cheap Summer Activities To Keep Kids Busy

During the summer our homeschool schedule looks different from the regular school year. We don’t do all of our studies, but we do some of them. We also add in a bunch of fun activities on most days of the week to keep things fun and learn in a more “unconventional” way. Here is a look at some of the fun summer activities we will be doing this summer. What Our Summer Schedule Will Look Like I usually do certain activities on certain days during the summer. For example “What’s Cooking Wednesday” we would make something together. With me watching Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #135

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life Last week was super busy! We had the last of the younger 5 kids in for their dental cleanings. That is a task in and of itself in our house. Ethan has Continue Reading…

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20+ Free Summer Coloring Pages Kids Will Love

We all know the dreaded words from kids during the summer of “I’m Bored”. The first time or two isn’t that bad, after the 50th time, things can get a little redundant. This is part of the reason we have decided to homeschool our kids year round. During the summer months we don’t do a full day of school but do a shortened day. We also make sure to have plenty of outside time for the kids and other fun activities. Since ultimately summer is right around the corner and many kids already being out of school for the year. Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #134

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life We managed to get quite a few things done this past week. We have been working on getting our pool opened up for the year. That is a long process since you Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #133

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life Last week was quite a productive week, despite all of the craziness that happens on a regular basis around here. I managed to finish getting the main orginization on the back end Continue Reading…

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How To Purchase Organic Food That Is Affordable

We have been on a journey the last 6 years to eat organic food. It hasn’t been a process that happened overnight. It has taken us quite a few years to switch our eating habits from what we grew up eating. We never knew that there was anything that was really different about purchasing organic food, versus regular food. Well other than the price. Since we started on this journey here is what we have managed to switch over: Our milk. We own part of a herd and drink raw milk. We have for the last 5 years and NEVER Continue Reading…

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60+ Practical Heavy Work Activities Proven To Calm

We have a couple kids who have SPD and experience a TON of access energy. They are the crashers, jumpers, movers, shakers, and overall they never seem to run out of energy. I have heard them described as a “bull in a china shop.” If not given things for them to get their energy out they will often make poor choices, bang into objects and people, break things and have little self-control. As time has gone on I have found that when we give them a sensory diet or heavy work activities before seat work/periods of having to sit things Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #132

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hash tag when sharing your posts on social media through out the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life We finally finished getting my computer back up and running this past week. That is such a wonderful thing!! Jake is pretty awesome, not only did he fix it but Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #131

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hash tag when sharing your posts on social media through out the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life Well things continue to be pretty busy around here. The nice thing is that the weather is actually been decent lately. That means that the kids can actually get outside and get their energy out! The Continue Reading…

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American History and President Unit Study Resources

Building models, doing activity pages, making hats from a time era, and making replicas of the places we are learning about, are all fun ways we like to teach our children about different times and periods of history. After 11 years of homeschooling our 6 children, we have learned that using resources like Dover Publications offers, along with great reading books the kids retain the information so much better. Its almost like bringing history to life for the kids and at the same time making learning so much more enjoyable for kids. I received this product for review purposes and was compensated for this Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #130

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hash tag when sharing your posts on social media through out the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life Last week was pretty busy around here. Once again… Last weekend I started the long and grueling process of completely revamping the blog. I always love the new look, but the work that Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #129

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hash tag when sharing your posts on social media through out the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life Last week was a little crazy around here. We didn’t manage to get all of our classes done a couple days last week, but that is how life is. We Continue Reading…