How We Use Phonics Pathways to Teach Reading and Spelling

How to Use Phonics Pathways to Teach #Reading and #Spelling--Includes 180 days of FREE Lesson Plans!

A Little Background Last year we began using Phonics Pathways by Dolores G. Hiskes to teach Peanut how to read since Cathy Duffy’s review spoke so highly of the program, especially for someone wanting a complete phonics program on a budget.  However, it quickly became apparent that Phonics Pathways was NOT a good fit for her at the [...]

Homeschool Happenings–September 2014

Homeschool Happenings 2014

This homeschooling month has definitely been filled with many ups and downs.  I finally finished my history and science experiment and can honestly say we tossed nearly all of it keeping only the Usborne Internet-Linked Ancient World by Fiona Chandler (What can I say?  The girls love the pictures).  Yep.  History and science both went goodbye.  That [...]

Teach Them Diligently Registration is Now Open!

Crystal Paine and Me at TTD Dallas 2014

Last July I had the opportunity to attend the Teach Them Diligently Convention in Dallas and loved it.  I loved getting to meet new people, connecting IN PERSON with ones I had only previously met online, learning about new and exciting homeschool resources, and so much more. While at TTD Dallas I had the joy of [...]

Our Preschool and Kindergarten Homeschool Routine

Our #Preschool and #Kindergarten #Homeschool Routine

I don’t know about you, but around here our daily schedule is never the same.  As such we’ve modified our schedule so that we have a routine we try to follow around a few pillar events.  Overall, this has worked great for us because it gives us some freedom for creativity as well.  I suppose [...]

8 Reasons NOT to Buy the 2014 Omnibus Bundle

2014 Omnibus Sale $25 #homeschool extravaganza

On Tuesday, I mentioned the exciting release of the the 2014 Omnibus sale in which 3 of my products (2014 Everything Planner, And the Word Became Flesh, and Encompass Preschool Curriculum) are included.  However, while this sale excites some, today I want to share with you 8 reasons you might NOT want to purchase the 2014 Omnibus [...]