Monthly Archives: May 2016

Educating Zion

Is the homeschool movement failing? Yes, I think so, for the most part. I have been homeschooling for over 17 years. I am saddened to see so many homeschooled youth floundering after they get to their late teens and 20s. … Continue reading

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Book Review and Giveaway of Smart Money, Smart Kids by Dave Ramsey and His Daughter

I am on a Dave Ramsey kick right now, so here’s another review of one of his products and a giveaway! This time the product is the book he wrote with his daughter Rachel Cruze. It’s called Smart Money Smart … Continue reading

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Product Review and Giveaway: Dave Ramsey’s Cash Envelope System

About 5 years ago I saw my friend Katie pull out some envelopes from her purse to pay for something. I thought, “Wow, you mean, someone I know actually uses Dave Ramsey’s envelope system?” I had this mixed reaction. Part … Continue reading

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Plant Your Garden This Week In Sync with the Moon!

My dear friend Shauna emailed this to me and I am passing it on: Did you know that certain days during the moon’s cycle are better for planting your garden than others? I was talking with my friend about appropriate … Continue reading

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Homeschooling From Rest Videos with Sarah Mackenzie

Here are some new homeschooling videos I found with the awesome topic of “homeschooling from rest” by homeschool mom, blogger, podcaster, and author Sarah Mackenzie. “Homeschooling from rest”? Is that even possible? How cool and lovely does that sound? Watch, … Continue reading

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Five Little Peppers: A Great Read Aloud that You Can Find Free Online

Finally! I remember my mom starting to read this book aloud to us when I was a kid. She never finished it, at least with me. Maybe with my younger sisters. Then she passed the book down to me, so … Continue reading

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My Favorite New Podcast! This Episode says Reading Aloud to Your Older Kids is More Important than to the Little Ones!

Here’s my Pinterest-unworthy bookshelf, ha-ha, of great read alouds, smudges, tape, and all! I was so excited to share this great new podcast before my trip to Phoenix last week, but I ran out of time. So now that I … Continue reading

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