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Teaching Government to Teens: Resources and Review of Notgrass Exploring Government

Teaching Government to Teens: Resources and Review of Notgrass Exploring Government

In this post I will be reviewing the Notgrass Exploring Government curriculum, and sharing how it has changed my view of American Government and Politics. I’m also linking up some {mostly free} resources for teaching Government and Civics to your teen. Exploring Government Review This year, we are using Notgrass Exploring Government for my 8th grader. We really wanted to study government this year since it is…

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How to homeschool 3 kids for under 100 dollar. Homeschool on a dime!

Homeschool on a Dime: Curriculum for 3 kids on $100

There have been a few years of our homeschool journey that we haven’t had much room for extras. While I believe in investing in my children’s education, sometimes it’s a struggle to pay the bills, much less anything extra. While I have already bought our homeschool curriculum for the year, here’s what I would buy if I only had $100. I’m hoping my tips will encourage…

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Here are some of my favorite places to find good audiobooks!

Where do you find good audiobooks?

Audiobooks – a secret weapon to end arguing and promote world peace (or at least family peace)? Who knew!? Some of the links on this page are affiliate links. If you use them to buy something, I will get a small commission. To buy more books. Now with that disclosure out of the way, we can get back to the post. This week my niece…

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Helping Kids become entrepreneurs is easier than you might think!

Helping kids become Entrepreneurs

There is nothing quite so fun as helping kids become entrepreneurs. Kids can be successful in their own business, if they are given the right tools! And it can be a great way to sneak in some summer learning fun! Today is the last day of our 10 Day Series on Summer Learning Fun. I hope you have found some of these tips to be…

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Geocaching is an amazingly entertaining activity you can do with the whole family, while learning to work together and exploring nature together. Pretty awesome sneaky summertime learning, if you ask me!

Sneaky Summer Learning – Geocaching

Geocaching is an amazingly entertaining activity you can do with the whole family, while learning to work together and exploring nature together. Pretty awesome sneaky learning, if you ask me! A few summers ago, I didn’t have alot of extra money but I wanted to do something fun with the kids. So I did what every good mom does… I asked Google! I think I put…

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Learning While on Vacation

We just returned from a wonderful week of camping in the Great Smoky Mountains. We had a blast (despite the rain) and proved that you can even sneak in some summertime learning while on vacation! Welcome to day 2 of our 10 Days of Summertime Learning Series. Be sure to visit the main page to find a list of all of great blogs that are participating in…

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10 Days of Summertime Learning Fun

How do you keep your kids learning throughout the summer, instead of losing half of what they already know? Our brains get lazy when we don’t use them, so we have to fight back with some sneaky summertime learning! Stick around for the next great Homeschool Blogging Network series… I will be sharing with you some ways that I keep the learning fun going all summer…

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Giant List of Amazing Free Printables for your homeschool and summer learning!

Free Printables for your Homeschool

A few weeks ago, I posted about homeschooling on a budget, and I promised to bring you some more of my favorites.  So here goes! Of course, most of these free printables would be great for summer learning even if you don’t homeschool! Where do I find free printables for my homeschool? Oh my goodness! There are so, so many free printables online that you can use in…

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Homeschooling on a Budget

I know, I know. Everyone has a budget for their homeschool books and activities, right? Some are just larger than others. You know – the budget where you can buy whatever you need without thinking about it? Yeah, that isn’t my budget! There have been years when I had less than $100 for all three kids, and years when my budget was higher than that.…

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