what worked 2016 homeschool curriculum

What Did (and Did NOT) Work For Us – Classical / Charlotte Mason / Memoria Press for Second & Kindergarten

Hello & welcome to Happy Little Homemaker! I’m so glad that you stopped by! I would love for you to subscribe to my RSS Feed. You can also find me on Pinterest and Twitter. Thanks for visiting!Last year, I decided to jump back into classical education. As much as my oldest liked crafty things, I […] Read more…

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A day in the life 2016

A Day in the Homeschool Life {2016 edition) – Ages 8, 5 & 2

I just recently realized that I didn’t do a Day in the Life post this year. I don’t know about you, but it’s kind of fun to look back on what a day used to look like at various times. I did this on a kind of crazy day in mid-April, before we left on […] Read more…

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catholic history curriculum elementary tan homeschool story of civilization

My Favorite Catholic History Curriculum for Elementary — New from TAN Homeschool

One of my favorite subjects to teach/learn with the kids is history. We have enjoyed Story of the World for a few years now, along with many classic stories from books like Little Stories of Famous American’s and 50 Famous People. This year, when TAN Homeschool emailed me about their new Catholic elementary history curriculum called […] Read more…

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Living the Liturgical Year - May

Living the Liturgical Year – May

If you have always wanted to do more with the liturgical year but never seem to get around to it, this might just be your month. There is a veritable treasure trove of feasts this month which mark the end of the Easter season. May is also devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary & there […] Read more…

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Planning A Restful CLASSICAL Homeschool Year with Plan Your Year

Disclaimer:  I received a copy of this in exchange for an honest review.  This post contains affiliate links at no extra charge to you; thank you for your support! I have been homeschooling, for real, for about 4 years. In that time, I’ve added a third little one, been dealt with health issues and added […] Read more…

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Throwing a Tea Party for Children

Throwing a Tea Party for Children

While throwing a tea party can sound kind of scary, overwhelming or expensive, it really doesn’t have to be. Children, even older children, are pretty forgiving. Plus, they don’t know the rules, and can’t get picky about it :). Here are a few tips I have learned along the way about making tea parties easy […] Read more…

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6 Steps to an Efficient Seasonal Clothing Swap

6 Steps to an Efficient Seasonal Clothing Swap

I don’t know about you, but I feel like once I finally get a handle on things, I need to change it. I’ve found it true for everything from food, fighting, nap schedules. Recently, I’ve realized that my processes for dealing with seasonal/size clothing swaps have changed. As the girls got older and are able […] Read more…

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