Author Archives: Pitter Patter and Constant Chatter

Five Reasons to see the Movie Ballerina (Especially if you Homeschool)

Beauty and the Beast has been taking over the box office since it opened. While it does look amazing, and my girls want to see it, I think we might wait till it is available to rent so we can … Continue reading

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Edmonton + Area Craft Shows, Spring Markets & More! March – June 2017

I support local home based and handmade businesses as much as I can and Edmonton and surrounding area has a great market following.  You can always find one of a kind gifts or treasures to treat yourself at one of the markets or shows across the city. Now that the slow of post Christmas is coming […]

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Four Ways to Enjoy Winter in YEG

We’re crawling out of the deep freeze and temperatures are on the rise, maybe only briefly, but I’ll take it for now! Working from home and homeschooling means we have the luxury of staying inside on the coldest of days, but … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Routine

Since I’ve already gotten the jump on goal setting and intentions for this year, I though it was about time to shake up our routine a little too.  As unschoolers, we don’t have set subjects or curriculum we cover each … Continue reading

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A New Outlook for 2017: Setting Intentions and Vision Boards

2016 was a year that many found exceptionally hard, myself included.  But with the beginning of 2017 here now, I am eager to set out on a new journey and transform into a better version of myself.  I am always … Continue reading

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SCA Fine Arts Presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Strathcona Christian Academy Fine Arts put on a wonderful performance of the Little Mermaid back in February.  The girls and I enjoyed every moment, from the decorations throughout the hall, visits with princesses, and then the show itself!   Stunning … Continue reading

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Free & Frugal Learning Resources

Homeschooling families are experts at frugal learning experiences.  In this list, I have included some of our favorites, plus I enlisted the help of one of our fabulous local homeschooling support groups for added resources.  The links are for children … Continue reading

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Tree Lightings & Light Displays 2016 – YEG + Area

Tree Lightings Beaumont – Brighten Up Beaumont Friday, November 25, 6pm-8pm, fireworks at 8:30pm  More info here Edmonton – Holiday Light Up November 12 4pm -7pm  More info here Fort Saskatchewan – Holiday Lights Up Celebration Friday, November 25, 5pm-7pm … Continue reading

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Day 31: Trick or Treat

Growing up, I would go out for hours with my cousins on Halloween, coming home with a garbage bag or two of candy that I would keep stashed in my room for months! My girls are still learning the ropes … Continue reading

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Day 30: Movies and More Minecraft

With the rainy weather last week and our moods a little down, the girls haven’t had the chance in a few days to burn off their extra energy.  On Day 30, they got out of the house for the afternoon … Continue reading

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