miacademy.com Homeschool Review – Online Learning Games

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 *** Thank you to Miacademy for sponsoring my kids with their program so that we can share our honest opinions of it! *** With 4 homeschooling children in different grades one of the things I love is to use technology to let some kids fly on their own for some subjects so I can help […]

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School’s Out: The Complete Homeschool Experience

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If you are thinking of homeschooling your children, then you are probably keen to figure out what the best way to approach the subject is. Many parents who turn to homeschooling are understandably struck by something of a worry. After all, how can you be sure you are going to do it just right, and […]

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Are you ready for the Solar Eclipse?

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Chances are if you are in America you have heard about the Solar Eclipse that will go from one side of the USA to the other and how very rare this actually is for us. The last time you could see an eclipse like this was in 1979, over 37 years ago! The last time we […]

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Snacking in the Swamp – An Adventure with Littles

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Thank you to Yoplait Min-Ins for Sponsoring this Swamp Adventure for my littlecrunchy.com family! As always, our opinions are our own!       If you ever find that your travels take you to Augusta, Georgia with kids, one of the spots you will want to explore is Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. Adventuring here is like a world […]

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Top Tips for the Accidental Homeschooler

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There are many parents that become a homeschooler by accident, i.e. they had no intentions of homeschooling their children. This can happen for a number of different reasons. Perhaps your child was being bullied? Maybe an illness meant they could no longer go to school? Or, poor grades may have encouraged you to take action. […]

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Giveaway – Fantastic Free Tickets to Atlanta Repticon

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Super excited to share this giveaway with my local readers to the Repticon in Atlanta Georgia! April 8 & 9, 2017 With Masters Week here in Augusta, I know my family and many others are happy to get out of town for some fun away from the chaos here in town! Taking the kids to […]

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5 Reasons To Take Kids To Gem and Mineral Shows! – Augusta GA

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If you are a parent than chances are your child at one point or another has brought home a rock they insisted they couldn’t live without. I know having a handful of children that most kids go through this. Children have a natural fasination with nature and beauty and who can blame them? Of course […]

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Review: wilostar3d.com Online School

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It has been amazing as a homeschool family to find a good online school. An Accredited High School that understands young minds and modern lives is very important to us. Our oldest daughter, now a Junior in High School has been going to wilostar3d.com since 8th grade. From the very start she loved it. Online […]

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Homeschooling Secular Easter – Printable

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How we homeschool around Secular Easter Not every homeschool family is obber religious as you might well know. Some actually go out of our way to be secular, or free from religion. Others go out of their way to put modern religions in the same box as they do ancient religions, sharing the facts without […]

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Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me Art Project

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We found a fantastic and fun art project to go along with an adorable book and just had to try it ourselves! Supplies Needed:  Paint Paint Brushes Sparkle Paper Star Paper Punch Scissors Paper Popsicle Sticks Glue Camera Photo Paper and Printer Storm Baby is now 8 years old! Directions: Have children paint a night […]

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Review – Georgia Aquarium – A Fantastic Adventure

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   The good and bad about our trip to Georgia Aquarium! Out trip this past Valentines Day to Georgia Aquarium was a fantastic adventure. We are a military family stationed at Fort Gordon, right in Augusta Georgia about 3 hours from the Georgia Aquarium. We have a not so little homeschooling family of 6 (and […]

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Review – Learning is best when it is play – Matics

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www.kabukihelps.com This game was created by a mom because her son was struggling with some basic math skills.  She wanted a fun way to help him practice and reinforce what he was learning in school.  That mom is also the founder of Kabuki Helps, which has grown into a community of parents and teachers committed to making […]

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Reason 103 Why We Homeschool – Home is Sacred

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  In a country were it seems we work to work some more and home is just a way station on the way to work I think Family life, the home is being neglected. Families on average are said to get only 8 hours together per week given modern demands on our time. One of […]

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Reason 29 we Homeschool: Not Pushed Into Drugging Kids

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      One of the Many reasons we Homeschool   While there are children who very much need support and care when it comes to their mental and social issues, there seems to be an explosion in the number of children labeled with ADHD and there seems to be a push to get as […]

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National Aquarium Field Trip Fun and Tips Part 2

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National Aquarium Field Trip Fun and Tips Part 1 This was a great evening of education and wonder! We are very impressed with the new exhibit at the National Aquarium. While research online is great this trip was a reminder of just how wonderful it can be to interact with an expert, you can learn […]

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National Aquarium Field Trip Fun and Tips

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   One of the best parts of homeschooling is being out in the world with the kids really learning and not suck behind a desk. While we have been doing virtual field trips this past week using the National Aquarium webcams in their new exhibit it was finally time to go to the Aquarium and […]

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Homeschooling Tips: Virtual Field Trips

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  While one of the best parts of homeschooling can be all the many field trips some times getting out isn’t possible that day but there are still options! I wanted to share some ideas we have been using this week for virtual field trips! Our adventure this week started with Shark Week and the […]

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Parents: Don’t miss this great car trip game sure to keep the kids busy!

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Traveling with kids can be a challenge on the best of days. “Are we there yet?” and siblings fighting can be an issue to say the least. There are many ways to deal with these issues and one of them is by making sure you can keep the kids busy!  Try This Great New Game! […]

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Homeschooling and Glass Blowing

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One of the many wonderful things about homeschooling are all the opportunities for field trips. While many of our public schooling friends have only 2 field trips a year, we are not limited in how many we can have or really where they can be. I have been impressed over the years with the homeschooling […]

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