7 Great Activities for the First Day of School (Free Printable)

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It is SO important to have a positive first day of school experience, especially when homeschooling. It just sets the tone for the entire school year. Today I’m going to give you 7 great activities for the first day of school, most of which can be done without a lot of Continue reading

What to Read: Music (Link Up)

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Today’s What to Read highlight is Music. Have you ever heard a song in a different language, maybe even a language you didn’t understand, and yet you knew the song, and it spoke to your heart? Music is the universal language, created by God, for his own enjoyment and for Continue reading

Share Your Stuff Tuesday

Share Your Stuff Tuesdays Family Friendly Linkup

Welcome to Share Your Stuff Tuesday #62! Last week was a huge week for SYST with over 300 family friendly blog posts linked up. Which post was your favorite? The most viewed post last week was: Carmel Apple Cupcakes by Tastes of Lizzy T’s My Favorites from last week’s link up: 2 Ingredient Chocolate Continue reading

Back to School Sale

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In case you’re looking for a great personal devotional book to start off the school year with, or for extra printables and activities to add to this year’s busy basket or holiday unit studies, or even if you already thinking about a planner for next year, I wanted to let Continue reading

What to Read: Back to School (Link Up and Free Printable)

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We started back to school two weeks ago, but some schools where we live just started this week and some of our readers won’t go back to school until September. But regardless of when you start I know it’s on all of our minds and shopping lists. The school supplies: Continue reading

Share Your Stuff Tuesday

Share Your Stuff Tuesdays Family Friendly Linkup

Welcome to Share Your Stuff Tuesday #61! Last week was another fun week of over 200 family friendly blog post link-ups. Did you enjoy the potty training posts I featured?  The most viewed post last week was: Texas Squash Casserole by Miz Helen’s Country Cottage  My Favorites from last week’s link up: To the Mother of Continue reading

How to Make Student ID Cards (with free printable)

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When preparing for our latest trip, we decided to make student ID cards for our children, both to serve as identification and also to get student discounts at some of the places we hoped to visit on our trip. I looked at several images of student IDs online to get an idea Continue reading

What to Read: Resources for Choosing Children’s Literature (Link Up)

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While reading can open new worlds, teach new concepts and excite new aspirations,choosing or directing your child’s choices for extra reading this year can be overwhelming. Especially if you’re not a children’s literature buff. So for our What to Read today, I’ve put together some great resources for choosing children’s literature, and Continue reading