Our Transition from Public School to Homeschool: 10 Lessons I learned along the way

Our Transition from Public School to Homeschool & 10 Lessons I learned along the way Beginning at the beginning… To prepare for the start of our first homeschool year I did a lot of reading and research on methods and curriculum. I also purchased various software and resources that I believed would make our homeschool … Read moreOur Transition from Public School to Homeschool: 10 Lessons I learned along the way

The Journey of Reaffirmation: Our decision to Homeschool

Journey of Reaffirmation, Our decision to homeschool

The journey of reaffirmation Reaffirming our reasons to homeschool… With the end of our academic year right around the corner I find myself recollecting back to when it all began. I donʻt remember the exact day or moment that the idea of homeschool came to me. Nor where it came from. But, I do remember … Read moreThe Journey of Reaffirmation: Our decision to Homeschool

Help! My Homeschool Plans Have Been Hijacked

Help!! My Homeschool plans have been Hijacked Facebook Instagram Pinterest When your awesome homeschool plans DON’T go as planned… Every year for the past 4 years Iʻve had a routine of sending my keiki to summer school at Kamehameha Schoolʻs Halau Kupukupu Academy, so that I can get some down time and re-group for the … Read moreHelp! My Homeschool Plans Have Been Hijacked

Tips to navigate the homeschool curriculum maze

Tips to navigate the Homeschool curriculum maze… Aloha Kakou!! I know itʻs been awhile since my last post, but please believe that I havenʻt forgotten nor given up on my homeschooling blog. Iʻve actually been busy educating myself about homeschooling, business, blogging, and the business of starting a homeschool blog…LOL! During this time away Iʻve … Read moreTips to navigate the homeschool curriculum maze

Pohoiki Adventure ~ Veteranʻs Day 2018

Pohoiki Adventure Veteranʻs Day Holiday ~ 2018 Previous Next Expect the unexpected with Mama at the helm… The day started off with our normal routine, but me being me with my adventurous streak and spontaneous ideas; our days can often veer off the beaten path. Itʻs nice to still have that spontaneity every now and … Read morePohoiki Adventure ~ Veteranʻs Day 2018

Earth Science Music Videos that are AWESOME!!

Aina-Earth

Earth Science in Hawaii ~ It’s the perfect living classroom… Mama Mia!! I must say it has been a very interesting and somewhat trying start to our homeschooling year. With the lava eruptions and earthquakes to the numerous hurricanes and flooding it’s a wonder that we’ve made it through to week #4 let alone started … Read moreEarth Science Music Videos that are AWESOME!!

Notebooking Pages in action….Take One

notebooking page work

Notebooking Pages has a NEW Style & Name!! Say Hello to “Productive Homeschooling”…. Aloha Kakou! (Hi Everyone) We are officially off and running in our homeschool routine. Given that its only been 3 weeks I’m not sure if it’s an “actual” routine yet. Anyways, it has been a huge adjustment since I now have one … Read moreNotebooking Pages in action….Take One

5 Tips to Start your Homeschooling journey TODAY!

Homeschool tips

Let the journey begin… I call homeschooling a journey or an adventure because that is what it truly is. There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to homeschooling. Aside from the ones imposed by laws according to your state. I’m not here to talk about homeschooling styles or curriculum, or even planning. The … Read more5 Tips to Start your Homeschooling journey TODAY!

End of Homeschool Year~Annual Reporting

Testing

The who, what, when, where, and how of Annual Reporting… Aloha Everyone! This post was inspired by a new “Homeschool Mama” acquaintence that I met at a recent playdate at the Pana’ewa Zoo. It was one of the few times I purposefully set out to link up with other Homeschoolers (I know and I’m working … Read moreEnd of Homeschool Year~Annual Reporting

Wishlist for Homeschooling Materials

homeschooling wish list

I wishlist I may, I wishlist I might… Every so often (especially right before the start of our homeschooling year) I decide to “shop” on Amazon to see if there is anything I might want to implement during our coming year. I’m not sure if anyone else does this, but I have a specific “Homeschooling … Read moreWishlist for Homeschooling Materials