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We use a literature-based approach to homeschooling. Because of that, we read a lot of books. But the question that I hear most often is "how do I get kids to listen while reading aloud?" More often than not I will hear parents talk about how their kids cannot sit still while reading. You are worried because you think your kids aren't listening when they are moving around. Honestly, it is … [Read more...] about How to Get Kids to Listen While Reading Aloud
This post was sponsored by Hood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Every August there seems to be a shift in the air as we start to think towards fall. It usually comes right around my son's birthday. This year, it was a couple of weeks later. But, the humidity is starting to let up, and we are thinking ahead, … [Read more...] about Nutritious & Delicious Choices as we Transition to our Fall Rhythm
Revisiting slow as my word of the year is something I had planned to do mid-year. It is usually a good evaluation point for me. How is that word guiding my year? Was it the right choice? Do I need to make adjustments? I have been choosing a guiding word for about a decade now. It always seems to come to me around Thanksgiving or the beginning of December, what I want my new word to be. … [Read more...] about Revisiting Slow: My Word of the Year
This post was sponsored by Hood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. My kids have always been a little odd when it comes to their food choices. For the longest time they had no desire for the "normal" kids' foods. In fact, they still make odd food choices - choosing bean burritos over chicken nuggets. I think … [Read more...] about How to make Nutritious Choices for your Family
This post was sponsored by Hood as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. One of my favorite parts of summer is that it is berry season in Maine. When there are berries, I immediately think of a pound cake recipe my mom always made for us. All across the state, we are able to start picking strawberries, then raspberries, and … [Read more...] about Sour Cream Pound Cake Featuring Hood Sour Cream
What exactly is a slow start to the homeschool year? You have purchased all of the resources you want to use. There is a starting point with a weekly rhythm. Why wouldn't you want to jump right into it? The reason you want a slow start to the homeschool year is because it is a brand new year, and you need to get used to what your new year will look like. Plus, you don't want to overwhelm … [Read more...] about A Slow Start to the Homeschool Year – 2020-2021