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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.

Atlanta History Center Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days at The Atlanta History Center

Last weekend we spent a marvelous time at the Atlanta History Center. Folks, this place is a gem! We have been on a family trek within an hour’s drive to learn more about our local history. Yes, the school year ended but we are still taking field trips, studying and learning about Georgia history. Specifically […]

Be Inspired at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Be Inspired at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Sometimes we just need to be inspired in our homeschool journey! I hope that the pins fellow homeschoolers shared last week will inspire you! –> Follow Curriculum Choice’s Encouragement Board! Welcome! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure […]

Creative Pinterest Boards for Homeschool Lunch

Creative Pinterest Boards for Homeschool Lunch at Hodgepodge

Lunch. Homeschool lunch. Is it that time already?? I am always needing inspiration. So I have been searching and browsing and I have found some really creative Pinterest boards for homeschool lunch! There’s really no reason why we can’t do an edible cell for lunch or a human skeleton made out of veggies. And many […]

Art for All Ages Curriculum – Frugal Fearless Fun

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Art for All Ages Curriculum is frugal, fearless and fun! Announcing 25% off everything in the Southern Hodgepodge store! GET your bundle OR COMPLETE your bundle! “We are enjoying everyone of your art tutorials! My seven-year-old now pulls out the pastels like she would crayons!” ~ Heidi Ciravola “…my kids claim they “didn’t really like […]

Seahorse VIDEO Tutorial – Free Summer Art Plans

Seahorse Chalk Pastel Tutorial

It’s time to make a seahorse gliding gracefully through the ocean with Nana’s video tutorial! Do you know about Harmony Art Mom’s Summer Art Plans? This is a special feature Barb-Harmony Art Mom is sharing this summer! And we at Hodgepodge have the privilege of sharing a free video seahorse chalk art tutorial at Harmony […]

10 Educational Instagram Accounts to Follow

Favorite Educational Instagram Accounts to Follow

I have always loved taking photos. That is just one reason why I enjoy Instagram so much. I also enjoy following educational Instagram accounts. Learn something new each day! I was telling Hodgepodgedad about Atlanta History Center’s Instagram – over date night last weekend. Interesting how some of my favorites to follow are mostly educational […]

Organization and Planning at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Organization and Planning at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome! Are you organizing your homeschool space? Planning the new school year? This week I am featuring resources for just that! –> Follow Curriculum Choice’s Homeschool Organization board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni @ The […]

IKEA for Homeschool – Organization Update

IKEA for Homeschool - organization galore!

Are you organizing? Both July and late December seem to be THE organizational times for us. Both being before back-to-school times. I recently had a question from my friend Pamela on our IKEA for homeschool organization. And I asked if I could share her question here since it was about time for an organizational update. […]

Homeschool 101 at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinterest Party

Homeschooling 101 at The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party

Welcome to The Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party! Looking for resources for Homeschool 101? Take a look at these from fellow homeschoolers. –> Follow Curriculum Choice’s How to Get Started Homeschooling board! I have the privilege of co-hosting the Ultimate Homeschool Pinning Party each week with these wonderful ladies: Jamerrill @FreeHomeschoolDeals Jenn @ Daze of Adventure Toni […]

Homeschool Planning at Hodgepodge

Homeschool Planning and Goal Setting

A round up of all my posts on homeschool planning here at Hodgepodge! First off, I do plan our homeschool year in rough form. I explain that time in detail in my Annual Planning and Goal Setting habit. But I honestly do not plan our year weekly. I: look at our resources, gather what we […]

Chalkboard of Summer Prompts

Chalkboard of Summer Prompts at Hodgepodge

I love chalkboard. I also appreciate a good list. And so we created a chalkboard of summer prompts. A combination of the two! Simple. Actions verbs. Encouraging us all to be creative!   It’s nothing fancy but when I shared it on Instagram and Facebook, there were several friends interested. So I thought I’d expand […]

Free Summer Art Lessons

Free Summer Art Lessons at Hodgepodge

Looking for free summer art lessons? We have several for you, so pull out the chalks or acrylics! It’s back by popular demand! Summer Trees acrylic art tutorial is a lesson in perspective. You can imagine lying on a soft forest floor of pine straw and looking up through the trees. We like to think […]

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