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 more 5 Tips to Start your Homeschooling journey TODAY!
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 more End of Homeschool Year~Annual Reporting
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 more Wishlist for Homeschooling Materials
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 more Gearing up for Hurricane Hector and the Start of Homeschool
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 more Mardel’s “A Simple Plan” Planner ~ Product review
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 more Notebooking Pages ~ Free Sampler
Enter the Days of Kamehameha High School… My child was up at 5 am this morning to get ready for her big debut into High School life. She will enter the ranks of other freshmen both excited and nervous to start this next chapter in life. However, MY Keaka will not only be entering High … Read more 2018 First day of School at Kamehameha Schools
The Versatility of Notebooking Pages…. Let me count the ways…. When I first started homeschooling I was lost. Lost in the curriculum fog forest, lost in homeschooling style land, yup lost. It took countless hours to figure it all out, but when I finally did I still needed a way to organize and create worksheets … Read more Why I love Notebooking Pages
Hawaiian Curriculum and Materials search….. I’ve tried to be mindful of implementing Hawaiian curriculum into our learning since we began homeschooling. I believe that our unique culture and place based knowledge have so much to offer our keiki. I also enjoy nurturing our connection to the aina. I know that the aina is an important part … Read more Hawaiian Curriculum Materials Website….Free!
Welcome to the Big Island of Lava! Home to Lava land!! And all its chaos… So it’s been almost 3 months since Lava land opened up in the lower east rift zone of our Kilauea volcano. Our community has truly been rocked to the core, however, I’m grateful that no one has been killed. Unfortunately, there … Read more Our Community in Lava land chaos