2016-2017 relaxed classical third grade memoria press

Relaxed, Classical, Charlotte Mason – Third Grade Curriculum Plan

Hello & welcome to Happy Little Homemaker! I’m so glad that you stopped by! I would love for you to subscribe to my RSS Feed. You can also find me on Pinterest and Twitter. Thanks for visiting!Bookworm-8 is now ready to enter third grade. Taking an extra year was the best decision EVER! I never […] Read more…

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2016-2017 relaxed classical kindergarten curriculum

Relaxed, Classical Kindergarten Curriculum Plan

Our daughter, Miss Lady-5 does not meet the cut-off to have been considered a kindergartener last year, but she was more than ready (and wanting) to begin Kindergarten level work in January. So we did. We also did the Kindergarten Memoria Press literature, science and enrichment last year. This year, I looked at the Memoria […] Read more…

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2016-2017 preschool classical curriculum

Relaxed, Classical Preschool Curriculum Plan with Memoria Press

I put a LOT of thought into how to make this school year work with a rambuctious 3-year old boy, his crazy 6-year old sister and an extremely social third grader. I always get overly ambitious and started out with several subjects that I have since dropped to preserve peace in the house. Thank goodness […] Read more…

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Living the Liturgical Year - August

Living the Liturgical Year – August

August is still in ordinary time, but it has a few of my favorite feast days AND a holy day of obligation. Here are a few major Catholic feasts, memorials and solemnities in August. 8/1 – St. Alphonsus Liguori 8/6 – The Transfiguration 8/15 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of […] Read more…

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Between Us Girls {Book Review}

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  This post contains affiliate links.  Thank you for your support! My daughter has been growing up before my very eyes.  She is 8 going on 12, riding her bike around our neighborhood, making friends with the kids, going the “corner store,” […] Read more…

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Living the Liturgical Year - July

Living the Liturgical Year – July

In July we are still in ordinary time and while summer might be the ideal time to live the liturgical year as a family because many obligations disappear, summer seems to be FULL of busy. Either way, there aren’t a lot of feast days, memorials, or solemnities, but there are a few days to note. […] Read more…

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Live Free – Coloring Book Review

Disclaimer:  This book was received in exchange for an honest review.  This post contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support! I received a lovely new scripturally based adult coloring book for review before I left for vacation in April. I have to admit that I am VERY late […] Read more…

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What Did (and Did NOT) Work For Us – Classical / Charlotte Mason / Memoria Press for Second & Kindergarten

Last year, I decided to jump back into classical education. As much as my oldest liked crafty things, I despise them. But we all like books (hello Charlotte Mason) and I wanted my oldest to start Latin. So we started with Memoria Press & tweaked. Go here to see our original choices for K4 Curriculum […] Read more…

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A day in the life 2016

A Day in the Homeschool Life {2016 edition) – Ages 8, 5 & 2

I just recently realized that I didn’t do a Day in the Life post this year. I don’t know about you, but it’s kind of fun to look back on what a day used to look like at various times. I did this on a kind of crazy day in mid-April, before we left on […] Read more…

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catholic history curriculum elementary tan homeschool story of civilization

My Favorite Catholic History Curriculum for Elementary — New from TAN Homeschool

One of my favorite subjects to teach/learn with the kids is history. We have enjoyed Story of the World for a few years now, along with many classic stories from books like Little Stories of Famous American’s and 50 Famous People. This year, when TAN Homeschool emailed me about their new Catholic elementary history curriculum called […] Read more…

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