Month: September 2010

Ree’s Blogging Tips

I was scanning through my Bloglines (which is about to go the way of the dinosaur) and saw a great post from The Pioneer Woman where she shares Ten Important Things I’ve Learned About Blogging. It’s really good stuff. I especially appreciate her humor. And I think she’s right about blogging often, it’s just that I’m kind of lax in…

Madeline Lapbook

As my friend and I scanned the Five in a Row books, we looked for titles that we thought would be particularly interesting for our children and that we already had or could find easily at the library. Honestly, when we decided to do Madeline the main reason was that the library had two copies of it available at the…

Make Way for Ducklings Lapbook

I’m quite an eclectic relaxed homeschooler. We value the skills we learn in everyday life. We love learning from real books and the great outdoors. We enjoy using the computer and learning online. We totally appreciate a well-done textbook at times. We take a multilevel unit study approach to many topics. We even use notebooks and lapbooks sometimes! If you…