Category Archives: homeschooling

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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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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Day 29: From Muggle to Gryffindor

I was just starting university when the Harry Potter books, and then the movies a few years later, started coming out.  It wasn’t really my thing at the time and till this date, I have not read any of the … Continue reading

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Day 24: Science and Sickness

Day 24 was shaping up to be a long one, but it didn’t go quite according to plan.   The slight cold that Chloe acquired at the end of last week was pretty well non-existent by Monday morning so we … Continue reading

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Day 23: Hodgepodge

I was hoping the weekend would bring a little bit of rest and relaxation, but restless nights made for weary days and I just felt off all weekend. But the great thing about unschooling is the leaning doesn’t stop just … Continue reading

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Day 21: Buying Local and Bowling

I’m a bit late posting Day 21, but it was a busy day and a late night!  The day started off with Chloe waking up a bit congested.  With a birthday party to attend in the evening, I was hoping … Continue reading

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Day 18: Clay Completion and an Angry List

Day 18 was another day of zooming around for classes, but it was the final session of Chloe’s Clay Animal Modelling class. She has enjoyed her classes over the last 3 weeks and was pretty proud of her penguin on a … Continue reading

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Day 16: Sunday Funday

We spent Sunday at home after a night of freezing rain and slippery roads, and the kids kept me busy all day long!  Kaiana started off with a quiet morning and then her curiosity and independence kicked into high gear. … Continue reading

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Day 12: Science and Sunsets

Being in our third year of homeschooling, I see daytime programs and classes geared to the homeschooling community on the rise.  More art classes, gym and sports programs and science centres classes during the day are being offered each year, … Continue reading

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Day 10: Thanksgiving and Thrift Store Finds

It was Thanksgiving Monday and I was thankful to have an extra day off work to get a few things done around home and to take the girls to pick out their Halloween costumes. While Kai was waiting for Chloe … Continue reading

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