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2015 Reader Favourites

It’s New Year’s Eve! Did your year go by as quickly as mine did? I can’t believe 2015 is already over.

It’s always interesting to look back on the past year. Checking out your favourite articles of the year also helps me decide what I should focus on writing about in the upcoming year. I hope you enjoy reading your favourite articles again or perhaps discovering something you’ve missed this year.

2015 Reader Favourites

2015 reader favourites

1. 5 Days of Canadian Social Studies – Elementary History

reader favourites 2015

One of the most frequent questions Canadian homeschoolers ask is where to find Canadian resources. As part of my 5 days of Canadian Social Studies series, I share resources and curricula for learning all about Canadian history for the elementary grades.

2. A Virtual Field Trip through Nova Scotia

reader favourites 2015

Nova Scotia is a beautiful province, well worth visiting! Join me and my family for a virtual field with breathtaking views and fun activities for all!

3. Homeschooling through the Winter Doldrums
reader favourites 2015

It’s winter! Short, sunless days, ice, cold … If you haven’t hit the dreaded winter doldrums in your homeschool yet, you may find yourself there sometime this winter. Read this article for ideas to help you snap out of the winter doldrums!

4. Knitting Thrummed Mittens
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I share how to make thrummed mittens in this article. I haven’t finished these yet as I started them at the end of the winter last year and stopped working on them as it got warmer. It’s time to get back at them for sure!

5. Don’t Put Too Much Pressure on Your First Day of Homeschool

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It can be ever so easy to put way too much pressure on your first day of homeschool each year, or your very first day ever. It’s a lot of pressure on you AND your child, so my advice is to lower your expectations – don’t expect the perfect day!

6. Having FUN in Our Homeschool

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We love having fun in our homeschool! Our homeschool often resembles a musical – at any time, one or more of us will burst into song! Here I share just some of the ways my 16 year old son, my 11 year old daughter, and I enjoy having fun in our homeschool.

7. Cleaning Game: A Weekly Home Blessing

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Children are capable of a lot more than we give them credit for – they can enjoy helping around the house as young as two years old. Here is how we enjoy doing a Weekly Home Blessing a la FlyLady together as a family, with a bit of a twist.

8. 5 Days of Canadian Social Studies – High School History

reader favourites 2015

Another article from the 5 Days of Canadian Social Studies series, this one highlights resources and book for high school history.

How are you celebrating New Year’s Eve tonight? Please let me know in the comments below! We will be cozy by the fire enjoying a movie and possibly a board game or two.

Happy New Year!

Love, Luck &
Laughter,

Kimberly

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Kimberly is a homeschooling mother of two living with her dear husband of over 25 years in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She works from home as a homeschool coach and offers OBM, writing, editing, social media, and tech services. In her free time she likes to hand-spin, knit, read, volunteer in local theatre, and horseback ride.

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