Sep 26, 2014

Spreading the Homeschool Love:Featuring TpT Homeschoolers

There are many moments during the day that I look at my children and am thankful that I have the pleasure of watching their learning unfold. They are able to learn at their own pace within each lesson. We are able to move as fast or as slow as they need. Most curriculum I create for their specific need, but other times I find resources that fit our lesson. Where do I find resources? Finding wonderful resources has become easy with Teachers Pay Teachers. It is overflowing with resources for all educators in every subject. Looking for that last minute project or activity can be quickly found, downloaded, and printed in a snap. It is a must see for any homeschooler.

Today, I am spreading the homeschool love with The Homeschoolers of TpT hosted by Edventures at Home. Find out how these homeschool moms are sharing their love of education as sellers on TpT and how they are using their curriculum within their own homeschool and blogging about their adventures. You will find resources that meet your needs, examples of how to use them, freebies, and inspiration.

With four children I am always looking for inspiration not just for curriculum, I am also looking for how to keep them engaged in learning. I am able to reach out to others and discuss how to teach a lesson or show it in another way. What I love about being apart of such a big group of educators who are part of Teachers Pay Teachers is that I don't have to look too far to find a network of support. 

I joined Teachers Pay Teachers almost two years ago. I couldn't believe all their FREE resources available. After a while, I felt like I could create resources that I could also share with other educators instead of just creating for our homeschool. Are there rules, can anyone just jump in? Yes, there are rules and you have learn about copyright, and giving credit as it due, tons of blogging tips, social media networks and the list goes on friends. I have to tell you that even with all the hours I put in to doing all of it, that it has been an experience that has greatly blessed our lives. 

Each day that love we have for homeschooling spreads as someone finds a resource they can use from our store or shares a pin from Pinterest. Its being apart of it all, meeting new people and sharing great ideas that makes this a wonderful network. We all have this passion and that spreads the love for education and learning. Everyone you will be stopping to visit today are so very creative. 

You can't use up creativity. The more you use the more you have.- Mya Angelou

On that note, here is a little creative freebie, one of my favorites. You can download it here.

On to the Blog Hop, here are more TpT Homeschoolers right at your fingertips, click and search through the link up. We also have a giveaway going on, you can enter below for your chance to win the prize pack shown. Good luck!

An InLinkz Link-up

This Giveaway is packed full of Homeschool Treasures

I am list kind of gal, it keeps me organized
 so here is a list of stores from
The Homeschoolers of TpT 
Click the links and follow each store
They filled with
 Homeschooling Treasures

Happy Friday!

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Sep 7, 2014

Sunday Scoop Linky & Giveaways Going on this Week

Sharing a little bit about my week by linking up to The Teaching Trio for a new linky The Sunday Scoop. For this linky we are listing three things you HAVE to do, two things you HOPE to do, and one thing you're HAPPY to do. 

Here is my Sunday Scoop...

These Giveaways are going on this week
Stop by and enter for a change to win some great prizes.

is celebrating 700 followers 
on Teacher Pay Teachers

Is celebrating a birthday

It's a Party with 7 giveaways, flash freebies and a TpT Store sale all week long!
 Seven prize packs, enter one or enter all. 

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Sep 1, 2014

Currently September 2014

Hello September! I am looking forward to the cool weather and the leaves falling. I love everything about this month. Today I am joining Farley's monthly Currently at Oh boy 3rd grade.

This is my first Currently post. Not to rush September but I can't wait to see October Currently image. Notice the cute campers on this one, adorable right? Let's get into September Currently shall we.

Listening: I love Ashanti's music since her first single and with my life happenings, there is much I can relate to with her new album Brave Heart, her music touches my heart and it does make you want to be a little braver then you thought you could be.

Loving: I am thrilled that my son is potty trained. He is my youngest with his fourth birthday approaching in November. I am loving that I have no more babies in diapers but then again it also makes me a wee bit sad. Did I hear someone say preschool? Sniffles. My goodness they grow up so fast.

Thinking: Lots to do this week, so much in fact that I am thinking about it too much, nothing I can talk about here. Sorry for that but I can say that much of my personal world is changing and changing fast. If it crosses your mind for a moment your prayers are most appreciated, God knows why. 

Wanting: I love spending time with my kids but I can't follow their Mindcraft conversations at dinner. You can laugh it is okay. The way my oldest explained it to me, "Its a game where you have to build stuff and find stuff and find missing stuff like emeralds". Did you get that it's about finding stuff, still lost. I did join a facebook Mindcraft group for homeschoolers and still I am clueless. Yeah I am wanting to know more about Mincraft so I don't have to selfishly ban that as a dinner topic, then they can talk about Pokemon and confuse me some more. Can't win!

Needing: I need my computer to work faster. So what if I have two windows open with 12 tabs each, does not mean it should slow down. Computer issues! Why do I have all those tabs open? Working, reading, email, social media networks. I think what I really need is a computer break, or rather the computer needs a break from me. hee hee

3 Trips: Florida, my kids have never been to Disney World and it'd be such a fun trip. Paris I would love to tour and visit all the art museums. China, my kids love anything about China so they'd love to visit, maybe see a Panda in the wild, now that would be cool.

That is what I am currently doing on the first day of September. I encourage you to stop by Farley's monthly Currently at Oh boy 3rd grade. Check out lots of other bloggers who are currently in love with September. 

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