P is for Penguin – Plus a Printable Penguin Coloring Sheet

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We did the P is for Penguin unit of My Father’s World Kindergarten back before I got morning sickness, but I’m just now getting the post put together. This was one of our more fun unit for sure! P is for Penguin Books We got lots of books from the library about penguins. I mostly […]

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Supplements for My Father’s World Kindergarten

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So, we are a little over halfway through MFW K and my boy is nearing six years old. While I think My Father’s World Kindergarten is wonderful on its own for preschoolers and young kindergarteners, I do think an older kindergartner could benefit from a little bit of supplementation. I’ve touched on what we will […]

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When I Grow Up – I Want to Be a Vet

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My oldest son has expressed a desire to be a veterinarian for quite some time. We knew this would be perfect topic for August’s Poppins Book Nook theme: What Will I Be When I Grow Up? We decided to read A Day in the Life of a Veterinarian by Heather Adamson to get an idea […]

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Our Big {little} Announcement!

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You might be curious where I’ve been the last couple of months. Things have been super slow here on the blog and I’ve needed to take frequent breaks from my three times a week posts. I’ll start with what happened to us earlier this month. One morning back in March my husband woke me up […]

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Happy Kids Songs – Review

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My kids love music and dancing. If I can combine music with teachable lessons I’m all for it! We recently got the chance to review some cute music from Happy Kids Songs and the kids had a lot of fun! Happy Kids Songs offers eight award-winning albums that include five songs each. We had the pleasure […]

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Wizzy Gizmo Book 1: Who Created Everything? – Review

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We love read-alouds around here, so we were excited to get a new read-aloud that would allow us to explore Creation in a whole new way! We received a cool book from the company Wizzy Gizmo and is called Book 1: Who Created Everything? by Chris Del Aguila and Justin Cummins. About Who Created Everything? Let’s start […]

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Why We Homeschool

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The past few months have been full of challenges for me and my family. When faced with challenges my blog is usually the first thing that gets pushed to the wayside. August brought a hospitalization for my husband and then a surgery to remove a pericardial cyst. I became very overwhelmed with everything and just […]

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Kindergarten Curriculum 2014-2015

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It’s almost time for a new homeschool year! I’m participating in the Back to Homeschool Blog Hop with over 50 bloggers from the Schoolhouse Review Crew. Today I’m going to share our kindergarten curriculum for the 2014-2015 school year! Kindergarten Curriculum This is technically year 2 of kindergarten. All of my fall babies will get […]

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How I Became a Pirate Activities

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Welcome back to the Poppins Book Nook! This month’s theme is “Ye Old Pirates!” For this theme we read How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long. This book has awesome illustrations and tells the story of a boy named Jeremy Jacob who was just minding his business on the beach building a sand castle […]

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Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms – Review

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As a brand new homeschool mom, I am already struggling to find balance. I often feel completely overwhelmed by everything on my plate. I have the huge responsibility of educating my children, a home to maintain, a husband who needs me to be his wife, a blog to run, and a myriad of other responsibilities. […]

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