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5 Tips for Successful Homeschooling

Guest author Jared Jaureguy has excellent tips on planning your homeschooling adventure. Congratulations, you have decided to homeschool! Whatever the reason you decided to pull your child out of public or private school, the future of your child’s education now lies in your hands. Homeschooling can be a wonderful opportunity …

New Senior Labels from Mabel’s Labels

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Mabel’s Labels. I was compensated for writing this article; however, I only recommend products and companies that I believe will be of benefit to my readers. More than just labels for kids, Mabel’s Labels is now making it easier than ever for the elderly …

Limiting Distractions in a Homeschool Classroom

Guest author Katie F. has several great suggestions for your homeschool classroom.  If you school mainly at home, teach classes through a co-op, or even if you have a pretty relaxed homeschooling routine, this article should be very helpful! Katie writes on behalf of calvertschool.org. It’s no secret that most …

Ideas For Preschool & Kindergarten – Getting Organized

After some trial and error, I believe I have settled on a simple way to stay organized this year!  It’s been a little time-consuming – at least during the “error” part.  But once I decided on a system, it went pretty smoothly.  When I had chunks of time here and …

Creatively Organized For Back To School

‘Creatively Organized For Back To School’ by cottonridge Vinyl Organization Labe… lilybellabout… $5.75 Blue and green backpack… MonogramEnvyB… $30 6 Rectangle Chalkboard … LakeEffectTre… $6 Custom Closet Dividers … GinaMarieOrig… $21 Pink Polka Dot Pencil P… SunnySkyDesig… $12 Child’s Book Sling … ShopWithCompa… $29 Bi-Plane Wall Shelf Midwestclassi… $99 Personalized …

Maggie Bags Campus Tote Review

Welcome to Maggie Bags Campus Tote Giveaway! Hosted By: Mami’s 3 Little Monkeys Co-Hosted By: Java John Z’s & A Bird And A Bean Maggie Bags are made with automotive seat belt webbing that is built to meet government safety standards to protect us in our cars. With the governments …

Back to School & Free Shipping With Mabel’s Labels

It’s never too early to begin planning for the next school year and as the saying goes “the early bird catches the worm!” Help the little scholars in your life stay organized with Mabel’s Labels. Identify clothes, footwear, books, backpacks and more with the Ultimate Back to School Combo. Save …

New Scan & Store Labels From Mabels Labels – Use QR Codes and an Easy App To Get Organized

This has to be the coolest organizing tool I’ve seen in quite awhile! Mabel’s Labels has created a great new label that combines technology with organization! Can’t remember where you put your summer clothes or those holiday decorations? With the new Scan & Store labels from Mabel’s Labels, you will …

New Wash Away Labels From Mabel’s Labels

Love labels? Mabel’s Labels has just launched their new line of Wash Away Labels. These labels are perfect for potluck dishes, bottles for daycare, frozen foods, canning jars, and much more. When the labels are are no longer needed, simply pop in the dishwasher or under running water to rinse …

Homeschooling 101: How To Keep Student Records

Guest author Becki Badua has some great recommendations on record-keeping for homeschoolers. Homeschooling allows you the opportunity to provide individualized attention and personalized lesson plans for your children. However, it also requires of you a certain level of organization. Record keeping is an aspect of homeschooling that many teachers leave …

Tagger Crew Laptop Messenger Bag Review

Welcome to the Tagger Crew Laptop Messenger Bag Prize Package Giveaway! Sponsored by: Tagger Bags Organized by: Mom Powered Media Special thanks to our wonderful co-hosts: Mom to Bed by 8| Powered by Mom| Baby Costcutters|Frugality For Less | Swank Savings Need a new bag to carry your school supplies …

Three Creative Ways To Preserve Your Kids’ Artwork

Guest author Martha Stepson is a mom of 6 children and an occasional blogger. She enjoys writing about family activities and art. Kids do the best artwork, don’t they? Give them a piece of paper, crayons, paint or or a pencil and they’ll come up with a masterpiece that will …

Creative Homeschooling: Resources For Lapbooks, Mini-Books, and Printables

I was introduced to the concept of lapbooking a year or two ago, and I was instantly hooked on the idea – probably because I love to scrapbook!  I never grew out of my love for cutting and pasting.  Now that M is big enough to have fun cutting and …

Toy Organization

Creative Ideas From a Homeschooling Mom: Erica McNeese

Ideas For Storage, Organization & Display My friend Erica has been homeschooling now for over two years, and is one of the most creative and organized people I know!  She has become one of my mentors as I learn more about home based learning.  We also share a love of …

Favorite Things: Cleaning Products & Other Household Stuff

Housework-Challenged When I was a girl my Grandmother advised me that the best way to run a household was to set aside certain days of the week to do certain chores.  For example, Monday for laundry, Tuesday for ironing, Wednesday for vacuuming, etc.  I thought it was silly at the …