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Tricia faces a daily dose of chaos homeschooling five children – preschoolers to high schoolers. The biggest lesson she’s learned? At the end of the day – when the dishes are put away and the children are tucked in bed – truly what matters is each child’s relationship with the Lord. Raising children is a God-given privilege and, folks, the time is short.

Free Classic Spring Chalk Art Tutorials

Free Classic Spring Chalk Art Tutorials www.hodgepodge.me

A dear reader asked me about the Impressionism with Chalk Pastels tutorial of Claude Monet’s bridge. That particular tutorial was free to subscribers this time last year. That got me thinking. There are a couple of spring time, subscriber only, free tutorials that we consider classics. Free Art Tutorials and Lessons Pinterest board And so, […]

Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Middle School Resources at The Ultimate #Homeschool Pinning Party www.hodgepodge.me

Welcome to The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! –> Follow the Middle School board by The Curriculum Choice authors! What is the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party? *If you are a blogger this is a great way to share your content, increase your followers, and have your pins repinned! *If you are NOT a blogger this is […]

Helpful Homeschool Habits for Facing Obstacles

Helpful #Homeschool Habits for Facing Obstacles www.hodgepodge.me

Keeping up the habit of sharing some helpful homeschool habits on Fridays! Wondering just how to get some learning done when half of you have been taken over by spring time pollen? Or some other sickness? Or some other challenge? Or the simple fact that there are the needs of the age range to attend […]

Spring and Easter Arts and Crafts – The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Spring Arts and Crafts - The Ultimate #Homeschool Pinning Party www.hodgepodge.me

Welcome! —> Follow my Spring Art  and Easter/Spring Pinterest boards! What is the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party? *If you are a blogger this is a great way to share your content, increase your followers, and have your pins repinned! *If you are NOT a blogger this is a great party to find the BEST homeschool […]

Helpful Homeschool Habits for Standardized Testing

Helpful #Homeschool Habits for Standardized Testing www.hodgepodge.me

~ I’m keeping up the habit of sharing a helpful homeschool habit on Fridays! After we took a homeschool spring break, we went right back to it with required standardized testing. It was a productive yet interesting week of juggling things with our multiple ages. I am sharing our week and my tips in today’s […]

Free Caterpillar Video Chalk Art Tutorial

Free or Frugal Homeschool Art for All Ages www.freehomeschooldeals.com

Do we have a treat for you! Our eight-year-old taught Nana a chalk pastel tutorial. We have it for you to enjoy in video tutorial form, below. Also, Nana and I are sharing Free or Frugal Homeschool Art for All Ages at Free Homeschool Deals today as part of Jamerrill’s 3rd Annual Homeschooling for Free […]

Laundry Room Spring Cleaning

Laundry Room Spring Cleaning www.hodgepodge.me

I knew that a small part of our spring break would be spent spring cleaning. It just comes about naturally. We start to pull out the shorts, then there’s a bag of clothes to give away. The scooters come out from the garage and the socks and shoes from the morning are exchanged for sandals. […]

How to Get Started Homeschooling: Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

How to Get Started Homeschooling - Ultimate #Homeschool Pinning Party www.hodgepodge.me

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! —> Follow my Homeschool board and How to Get Started Homeschooling Pinterest boards! What is the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party? *If you are a blogger this is a great way to share your content, increase your followers, and have your pins repinned! *If you are NOT a blogger […]

Spring Nature Study – Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Spring Nature Study at The Ultimate #Homeschool Pinning Party www.hodgepodge.me

Welcome to The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! —> Follow my Nature + Science Pinterest board! What is the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party? *If you are a blogger this is a great way to share your content, increase your followers, and have your pins repinned! *If you are NOT a blogger this is a great party […]

Helpful Homeschool Habit: Take a Break!

Helpful #Homeschool Habit - Take a Break! www.hodgepodge.me

Several times this week I received confirmation that we need to take a break. This photo was taken Monday morning after the younger two had completed their school work… Time for a homeschool break! Nerf guns and backyard swinging over here. How about you? We all need breaks. Short breaks during the day. And a […]

Birds Nest Chalk Pastel Art by Lucia Hames

{Giveaway!} Chalk Pastel Bird Nest Art by Lucia Hames www.hodgepodge.me

When Nana and I create tutorials for you there is plenty of art work spread around. And when Nana made the cover design for our A Seasonal Start in Spring Chalk Pastels, she had you in mind. She suggested we give away her original art work for our ebook. The art work, with original design […]

Free Printables – Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Free Printables - Ultimate #Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! What is the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party? *If you are a blogger this is a great way to share your content, increase your followers, and have your pins repinned! *If you are NOT a blogger this is a great party to find the BEST homeschool ideas, resources, projects, […]

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