Bible Journaling, Prayer and Planner Peace — video style!

Hello & welcome to Happy Little Homemaker! I’m so glad that you stopped by! I would love for you to subscribe to my RSS Feed. You can also find me on Pinterest and Twitter. Thanks for visiting!I haven’t been doing a ton of blogging, but I have been diving into school, learning and reading on […] Read more…

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PACE – Program for Achieving Character Education for Catholic Schools & Homes {Curriculum Review}

One of the things I mightily struggle with is trying to instill virtue in my kids. I have tried several different ways and methods of doing so and none of them have felt right or stuck with our family for very long. I received a message from Monica Speach about her Catholic character program, Program […] Read more…

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Exploring Science for Early Elementary…without Curriculum

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you. Thanks for your support! I don’t mind science but as I added more students, I decided to concentrate on doing the basics REALLY well. Something had to give and with my early elementary kiddos, science is one of those. I refuse to take […] Read more…

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Relaxed, Classical, Charlotte Mason – Third Grade Curriculum Plan

Bookworm-8 is now ready to enter third grade. Taking an extra year was the best decision EVER! I never could have guessed how much growing, both emotionally and intellectually, would happen this over last year.   Like last year, we started with Memoria Press Third Grade Core as our jumping point. That being said, we […] Read more…

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Relaxed, Classical Kindergarten Curriculum Plan

Our daughter, Miss Lady-5 does not meet the cut-off to have been considered a kindergartener last year, but she was more than ready (and wanting) to begin Kindergarten level work in January. So we did. We also did the Kindergarten Memoria Press literature, science and enrichment last year. This year, I looked at the Memoria […] Read more…

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Relaxed, Classical Preschool Curriculum Plan with Memoria Press

I put a LOT of thought into how to make this school year work with a rambuctious 3-year old boy, his crazy 6-year old sister and an extremely social third grader. I always get overly ambitious and started out with several subjects that I have since dropped to preserve peace in the house. Thank goodness […] Read more…

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Living the Liturgical Year - August

Living the Liturgical Year – August

August is still in ordinary time, but it has a few of my favorite feast days AND a holy day of obligation. Here are a few major Catholic feasts, memorials and solemnities in August. 8/1 – St. Alphonsus Liguori 8/6 – The Transfiguration 8/15 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Holy Day of […] Read more…

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Between Us Girls {Book Review}

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  This post contains affiliate links.  Thank you for your support! My daughter has been growing up before my very eyes.  She is 8 going on 12, riding her bike around our neighborhood, making friends with the kids, going the “corner store,” […] Read more…

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Living the Liturgical Year - July

Living the Liturgical Year – July

In July we are still in ordinary time and while summer might be the ideal time to live the liturgical year as a family because many obligations disappear, summer seems to be FULL of busy. Either way, there aren’t a lot of feast days, memorials, or solemnities, but there are a few days to note. […] Read more…

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