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I’ve been busy! Creative Madness Mama update!

At a glance, you might assume that I’ve been away from the blog for a bit. I assure you that is not the case! Behind the scenes I’ve been busy busy busy! [bctt tweet=”Creative Madness Mama is making updates and her blog is even prettier! Check out www.CreativeMadnessMama.com! “] I have spent a lot of time updating some posts and creating pinnable images. If you missed any of these reviews in the past, go read them and learn from our experiences in our homeschool journey! Also, I’m slowly going through reviews adding them to my Ultimate Book Blogger Plugin {aff} database to make things easy to index and find. I’m discovering old great things and making pretty new things in my book reviews. I’m delighted with my experience so far and I’m sure it will make your visits to Creative Madness Mama even more successful!   Catch up on July:. . .

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Top Ten Places I search for our next Read Aloud (Book Lists)

Creative Madness Mama top ten reading lists

Hi, my name is Margaret and I’m a book-a-holic. You caught me. I am without excuse a complete bibliophile, a book nerd, collector, and I missed my calling as a classical librarian. One of my utterly favorite things to do since I caught the homeschooling bug is to make book lists. I have book lists for reading aloud. Book lists for required student reading. Book lists for enrichment and unit study purposes. Book lists for taking our studies a bit further. Book lists for entertaining and educating and book lists for just plain escaping into the pages of a story. I am delighted to discover a new book list source! Share your book lists with me! Memoria Press My most appealing book lists come from particular curriculums that I’m in love with. For instance, Memoria Press has never steered me wrong when it comes to books. From Junior Kindergarten, Kindergarten,. . .

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Wrapping Up Weeks 1-3 (2015-2016)

Homeschool Edition! Homeschool is our way of life Technically as far as schedules go we should really be starting school the day after Labor Day, but with new review products arriving, sale prices of online curriculum, and my daughter’s begging to do the next thing – we went a head and jumped in and started the week as the birthdays went by. That seems to be a pretty good plan for us. Summer between the birthdays – that gives us mid-July to mid-August to read and IXL [review] our way through a short summer. Otherwise… I’d say we school year round briefly following with the general idea of VPSA, Highlands Latin School, and keeping in mind the local school schedules (avoid the museums on spring break etc!). This week in our Preschool I’m really going to have to work on this. All those emails and blog posts I ignored over. . .

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