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 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, we ended up taking an un-expected detour from the norm. Itʻs nice to still have that every now and then. Just … Read morePohoiki Adventure ~ Veteranʻs Day 2018

Earth Science Music Videos that are AWESOME!!


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

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 child in private school and two in homeschool. But, we are finding our … 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


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

Gearing up for Hurricane Hector and the Start of Homeschool

hurricane hector

Hurricane and Homeschool a coming….. The beginning of the school year also signals the beginning of hurricane season, (for those of you that don’t live in Hawai’i and may not know). Taking his cue, hurricane Hector began his journey west across the Pacific Ocean. Currently, as I write this post; Hector is a category 4 hurricane; located … Read moreGearing up for Hurricane Hector and the Start of Homeschool

Mardel’s “A Simple Plan” Planner ~ Product review

A Simple Plan Planners

A Simple Plan, Planner for Homeschooling Families….. Okay, right from the get go, let me just state that I personally do not believe homeschooling is simple. However, I love that this planner helps to simplify things for me. It is awesome to find products that you can easily customize to suite your family’s needs. There … Read moreMardel’s “A Simple Plan” Planner ~ Product review

Notebooking Pages ~ Free Sampler

Notebooking pages

Product Sampler… The Notebooking Pages Lifetime membership has been a blessing in our homeschooling journey. We’ve used this product since we started homeschooling and I wouldn’t want to be without it. As I’ve mentioned before in my prior post (Why I love Notebooking Pages) you will love the versatility of this product, integrating it into … Read moreNotebooking Pages ~ Free Sampler