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Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Picks for the Large Family

Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Picks for the Large Family

Raising Arrows Elementary Homeschool Curriculum Picks for the Large Family Large family homeschooling curriculum ideas from a mom of 10. These are actual products we have been using in our homeschool. This year I have 2 boys in elementary, ages 8 and 10. When I add in the 12 year old boy, they are collectively known as the “little boys,” but the 12 year old will have his own “Middle School” post since that’s where he technically falls this school year. Frankly, things get a bit muddy with these boys. While they have their own individual school work and are...

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Plantae and Animalia News: Ferns behaving like a bee colony, feline distant relative of sabertooth cat, and a mysterious whale

Plantae and Animalia News:  Ferns behaving like a bee colony, feline distant relative of sabertooth cat, and a mysterious whale

Here are some fun recent plant and animal stories I came across! Australian Staghorn Fern I recently read an interesting article about staghorn ferns in the New York Times. These ferns grow on the trunks of trees and channel rain water into the core of the plant. Researches have found that the variety of types of plant leaves on this plant function almost like a superorganism similar to the way that a bee or ant colony do; if you look at the fronds at the top of the fern (pictured above), they are long and waxy — kind of funnel...

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I Spy #30

I Spy #30

This post contains affiliate links - using affiliate links from Homeschool Coffee Break helps fuel this blog. Each week Lysha at A Camera and a Cookbook shares a set of prompts for photos. On Saturday she invites participants to share their photos in the I Spy 2021 linkup. Here's what I came up with for this week's prompts. - pieces - that puzzle from last week is still in progress. - tied - I really had to think for this prompt! This is part of my husband's collection of neckties, which he keeps tied on the hangers. - scented - peppermint rosemary...

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"Project Scrooge" by A.M. Heath -- Book Review, Blog Tour, and Giveaway

"Project Scrooge" by A.M. Heath -- Book Review, Blog Tour, and Giveaway

I previously reviewed this book. I am reposting my review as part of the blog tour.About the Book Can Scrooge find love from a friendship gone cold?Sanford Stone cut ties with his best friend, Natalie, in favor of the love of his life … a woman who ended up walking out on him just before Christmas. Six years later, Sanford can’t bring himself to celebrate Christ’s birth with any joy. Little does he know, his grandmother and her companions have dubbed him the Scrooge and intend to help him overcome his bitterness and find happiness again.The only thing that has...

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Get All Your Back To School Gear! $100 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway

Get All Your Back To School Gear! $100 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway

It's August and time to plan for back to school or back to homeschool for some of us! We're bringing you a chance to win a $100 Walmart gift card! Grab your chance to win below, and be sure to visit some of the amazing bloggers that have joined us to make this event possible.   Read more »Come See What's Happening At The Mommy Island!

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