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Picture Book Series: Part 2: 100+Best Bedtime Stories

Best Bedtime Stories I created this bedtime stories list based on our interests, things we’re learning about (36 Picture Books that Teach Life Skills) & classic bedtime stories.    This Post contains affiliate links, for more information see my disclosure policy. Here is a list of our favorites BEDTIME STORIES (ages 2-7, in alphabetical order): Printable list includes bold …

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Getting Started with your CA Homeschool: A Comprehensive Guide

Getting started homeschooling: Look up state requirements Find your Homeschool Style Support yourself Get Organized Build a Social Support Network Reflect I am an accidental homeschool mom & credential teacher who hadn’t planned on homeschooling our child but we had some pretty yucky preschool experiences and so I took a part-time job and here we are!  There is …

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Picture Book Series: Part 1: 36 Picture Books that Teach Kids Life Skills

Regular library trips are an amazing budget-friendly learning tool for families. Do you ever check out picture books that to help with a behavior problem you are addressing at home? I didn’t, until my son became a Three-nager! One highly effecting positive parenting tool I know & love is “Taking time for Training”.  Which is …

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5 Homeschooling Tips to Save Your Sanity

Five Homeschooling tips to help you save your sanity. Homeschooling Tips # 1: Get Organized Use a Planner, Binder or Activity Calendar Try a Curriculum map *super helpful for multi-grade homeschooling Gather & organize your supplies so you only buy what you need Set up your environment for independence Give yourself a break! Homeschooling Tips # …

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Activities for Preschoolers that Build Skills

Activities for Preschoolers are kind of a big deal! They are the beginning of building academic skills and set the foundation for your child’s academic future! Don’t go printing out college applications right now or anything but do consider that your child’s first experiences with school are super important and shape their view of them-self …

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