Uzinggo Middle School Homeschool Program {Review & Giveaway}

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(Disclosure:  I received a free year's subscription to Uzinggo.  I was compensated for my time.  All opinions expressed are my own.  I only participate in reviews that I feel will benefit my readers.) As a homeschooling mom of a middle school student, I often second guess my abilities to teach certain subjects.  I do fairly well with english, art, and P.E., but when it comes to math and science, I need all the help I can get.  Although we have core curriculum that we are using for all subjects, … [Read more...]

Not Back to School Blog Hop: Daily Schedule

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School begins on Wednesday for my 8th grade girl.  I chose to keep her on the same schedule as her 5th grade brother, who currently attends public school.  It will just make things easier. Because I work full time, I have to be very disciplined about having my lesson plans down on paper.  I allow myself flexibility for change, but I know that if I don't plan, I will set myself, and my girl, up for failure.  I am currently using Scholaric for lesson planning purposes.  Last year, I only used … [Read more...]

Not-Back-To-School Blog Hop: Student photo and interview!

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This is my second year homeschooling.  Last year was a rough one for us, as all she's ever known up until this point is public school.  My daughter is in the 8th grade this year.  Gearing up for my third week of the "not back to school" blog hop at iHomeschool Network, I was excited to snap a current photo of my lovely girl, however, she doesn't doesn't like her picture taken.  Instead I was given permission to use this photo (a selfie that she took not that long ago).  Not the normal homeschool … [Read more...]