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Notebooking Freebie & Giveaway

Notebooking Freebie & Giveaway

As many of you know I love Notebooking Pages … and today they are giving away a Grand Prize package worth over $780.  Read on to see how to enter and how to get your notebooking freebie. HUGE Back-to-School HOMESCHOOL GIVEAWAY TODAY ONLY (TUES, JULY 26th) 9AM – 9PM CST 25 winners in all!!! 1… Continue Reading

How to Write an Essay

How to Write an Essay

A few years ago I reviewed an excellent resource to teach your kids how to write an essay. I thought you might like to watch my video review to see if it’s a good fit for your family. If you’d like to know more about how to write an essay with IEW Elegant Essay, click… Continue Reading

Help! How to Teach Writing? {FREE workshop}

Help! How to Teach Writing? {FREE workshop}

Do you have to teach writing this year? Are you unsure how to teach writing? Wondering if you’ll teach writing correctly? Not sure how much writing your kids should be doing at different ages? That’s exactly what I’ll be covering next Tuesday, May 17, 2016 8-9:30pm your time zone Help! How Do I Teach Writing?… Continue Reading

Teaching Writing – How to Teach Writing thru Modeling

Teaching Writing – How to Teach Writing thru Modeling

Are your kids reluctant to write? Is it difficult for your kids to put their ideas in writing? Let me share an “ah-ha” moment I had when I was homeschooling my kids. During our first year of homeschooling, I registered Ashley & Gentry for a writing workshop in Houston. They went kicking & screaming. You… Continue Reading

Where can You Go for Online Student Publishing Ideas

Where can You Go for Online Student Publishing Ideas

Did you join us for our Help!  workshop this past Tuesday night?  If so, you discovered two areas of teaching writing that are often overlooked: Modeling & Publishing One of the most important steps in the writing process is publishing your students’ writing. Why? When you publish your student’s work to someone other than mom,… Continue Reading

How to Teach Writing {Weekend Links}

How to Teach Writing {Weekend Links}

Writing can be one of those difficult subjects for homeschool moms. Even if you’re a writer, you might not feel confident to teach your kids how to write.  So I’m sharing some practical tips on how to teach writing in your homeschool. Before I share any of my weekend links, I want to give you… Continue Reading

Teaching Writing – How to Teach Writing Skills to Homeschoolers

Teaching Writing – How to Teach Writing Skills to Homeschoolers

Are your kids reluctant to write? Is it difficult for your kids to put their ideas in writing? Let me share an “ah-ha” moment I had when I was homeschooling my kids. During our first year of homeschooling, I registered Ashley & Gentry for a writing workshop in Houston. They went kicking & screaming. You… Continue Reading

How To Write a Thank You Note – 2 S’s {30 Days of Thanks}

How To Write a Thank You Note – 2 S’s {30 Days of Thanks}

Day 8 Gratitude Card Idea: Who did something nice for you this week? Send them a thank you note!  If you need help on how to write a thank you note . . . see below.  This will help your kids write thank you notes too! I hope you are enjoying our 30 Day Gratitude… Continue Reading

FREE Christmas Writing Activities – Christmas Around the World with St Lucia

FREE Christmas Writing Activities – Christmas Around the World with St Lucia

omorrow is St. Lucia’s Day.  Even, if your oldest daughter doesn’t serve breakfast to your family in bed, you can still learn about this Swedish tradition.  I’ve included a short version of St. Lucia’s story below so your kids can do one of our Christmas writing activities.  After reading the story with your kids, let… Continue Reading

All Things Fun & Fascinating {Review}

All Things Fun & Fascinating {Review}

I’ve decided to post a review of a homeschooling resource each week.  This week is one of my favorite resources for teaching writing to younger kids:  All Things Fun & Fascinating .  Last week I posted a review for an older kids product: The Elegant Essay Writing Lessons. Watch the video review below.  You’ll actually… Continue Reading