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The Best Adoption Picture Books

The Best Adoption Picture Books


I can’t believe I’ve never shared an adoption picture book list here on the blog yet! Truth be told they aren’t the easiest of books to find, at least not good ones, but we’ve read a number of them and today we are sharing some of our favorites. Adoption is a topic that has always been on my heart, even…

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What is Intentional Homeschooling?


I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the name of this site,¬†Intentional Homeschooling, I still really like the name but as we get further into our homeschool journey I’ve been realizing how much homeschooling is a lifestyle for us and not something we “do”. If you are on the newsletter list you will have gotten an email yesterday announcing that…

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How We Are Homeschooling Through the Olympics - covering topics such as math, geography, art and more!

How We Are Homeschooling Through the Olympics


When it dawned on me a few months ago that the Winter Olympics were this year I knew right away that was going to be our whole homeschool plan for the month of February. Since sharing that we don’t stick to a schedule or curriculum in our homeschool I’ve gotten a lot of messages from other homeschool moms that can…

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Using Digital Books in Our Homeschool - Plus while we are travelling!

Using Digital Books in Our Homeschool & While Travelling


This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Last week while we were on our trip to Mexico I managed to read six books. To me that qualifies as a good vacation! While I love physical books (I mean, do you follow me on Instagram?!) I also do…

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Our Typical Daily Homeschool Schedule and Routine - for preschool (pre-kindergarten) and grade two

Our Homeschool Schedule – Preschool & Grade Two


I’m not exactly sure when we “finished grade one” and “started grade two” but I think it’s safe to say that we are officially in our second year homeschooling. It will make those “first day of school” photos hard to take because we just aren’t operating on that kind of rigid schedule. In some ways it surprises me that we…

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