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Why We Switched to Math•U•See

Back in January I posted a painfully honest post about how math was just NOT working out for us.  The stress, agitation, and anxiety I was feeling must have connected with some of you because that post garnered tons of comments … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Revelation in the New Year

We started school last week after our impromptu holiday break.  Having all those days of leisure to compare to our scheduled homeschool routine helped bring some much needed perspective to our lives.  We function so much more effectively and happily … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Animal Numbers Activity Center

Last week I got an update from Educational Insights about their Daily Deal and instantly shared it with my fans on Facebook and Twitter. It was a one day sale on their Animal Numbers Activity Center which normally retails for $40 … Continue reading

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How Do You Count a Dozen Ducklings?

I realize I haven’t talked about our math progress recently- that doesn’t mean we haven’t been having fun with our programs.  In fact I think my lack of talking about it speaks volumes for the comfort and confidence I have … Continue reading

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Times Tales DVD Deal

I just heard about an amazing deal that Trigger Memory System is offering for a VERY LIMITED TIME.  This is the lowest price ever offered and it’s only valid TODAY from 1-9 Pacific time. Right now you can save 50% off … Continue reading

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A+ TutorSoft Math Curriculum Review

Earlier this year I was asked to review a new resource called A+ TutorSoft.  They currently offer math software-curriculum for grades 3 and up. Basically their software includes a virtual textbook, workbook, multimedia lessons and reviews, printable worksheets and exams, … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day

Happy Pi Day my mathematically savvy friends!   So, show of hands for who has pie planned for dessert tonight?  Or some other cute tie-in perhaps?  {Waving my hand enthusiastically!}     *Also, if my crafty, crocheting sister is reading this … Continue reading

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Multiplying Our Interest in Math

It’s been a little while since I’ve updated you on Mira’s math progress.  We’re still happily chugging along with Miquon but we also picked up Singapore Math.  There are a few reasons for this.  One is that Miquon, although fabulously … Continue reading

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For the Love of the Rods

I’m thinking I need to create a bumper sticker for my car.  Something along the lines of this: I really just want to share my love of these colorful learning sticks to anybody and everybody that will listen.  Seriously- if … Continue reading

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Math Play Day with Counters

Happy Friday everyone!  On Fridays we do Math Play Day in lieu of our regular math work.  Mira really seems to grasp numbers and enjoy math so I started math play day as a way for us to keep math … Continue reading

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