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Review: Homeschool Planet

I am a planner junkie. I have at any given moment at least two paper planners and a couple of apps that I use sporadically. However, I can never seem to get into the system of actually using my planners for long term, and after a couple of weeks, my planners are a ghost town […]

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Review: Homeschool Planet

I am a planner junkie. I have at any given moment at least two paper planners and a couple of apps that I use sporadically. However, I can never seem to get into the system of actually using my planners for long term, and after a couple of weeks, my planners are a ghost town […]

Review: UnLock Math Pre-Algebra

Because of The Hubby and his side of the family, I have begun to see Math in a new light. And I now actually enjoy checking out different ways of learning and teaching Math, so I immediately signed up to review the Pre-Algebra course of UnLock Math. What it is (and who used it) UnLock […]

The HPs’ Weekly Math Thing #1

A few people have been asking how to do that, how to make it a normal part of your day. We aren’t experts, and I am definitely not a Math genius, but we’re happy to share what has worked for us. Starting this week, I will try my best to post at least one Math-at-Home-Math-in-Real-Life thing that has worked for us. And here is tip#1:

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A Tribute to My Mom Who Rocks (and a Mother’s Day Giveaway!)

Note: There really is a giveaway! Scroll down if you want to skip to that! I remember going with my mom to her aerobics class. She’d be in her neon spandex leotards and tights, with matching legwarmers, in a roomful of women in similar outfits, and I would try to stay on the periphery of […]

DIY Japanese-Themed Party

I grew up with birthdays celebrated with joie de vivre, handmade invitations, and homecooked food. And these parties always had a theme. My aunts and uncles all pitched in to make the invitations and décor, and games and entertainment. As an adult, I loved themed get-togethers, even if it was just friends coming over. We’d […]

HP Bulletin #287

It’s been quiet around here. Mostly because the kids are off on some sort of midterm vacation at my sister-in-law’s house, and have been there for over a week. The Hubby and I can hear each other’s thoughts. It’s that quiet (mostly our thoughts are what is there to snack on and what should we watch tonight […]