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Educational Games & Toys for Learning at Home

As I was writing today’s post I got to thinking about our leap into home educating and the joy it has brought us. Can you believe it has been two and a half years already? I will forever say that it was the most unexpected blessing for us. I have connected with so many of […]

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family and motherhood

Our homeschool journey continues and why we will continue on here in Nashville. Read it now on Haus of Layne! #Homeschool #HomeschoolJourney #HomeschoolIdeas #Motherhood #RaisingKids #HowToStartHomeschooling

Our Homeschool Journey Continues

It’s been deep discussion ever since moving. We have felt so invigorated to really settle in and make Tennessee home, to establish new friendships and grow roots that will carry us through the years here. And I think each of us wanted to feel that public school was the next step. Having left Arizona and […]

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Jul

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I am sharing an in-depth look at our new life hackschooling our five children. I am sharing all about our current homeschool curriculum, resources and flow and how we manage our daily routine educating our children. Get all of it as well as my free printables that help me stay organized over on Haus of Layne! #HomeSchool #HomeschoolCurriculum #HomeschoolOrganization #Hackschooling #FreePrintables #Organization #OrganizationPrintable

Our Homeschool Curriculum, Resources and Flow

Since making the transition to homeschooling our children, I am constantly asked by fellow parents about how we are approaching it. Whether it’s because they are curious as to how a working mom would even go about tackling it or if it’s because they have felt the same pull in wanting to have more control […]

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Mar

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Favorite books for younger children and our current reads we are loving. Catch it all on Haus of Layne! #KidsBooks #ChildrensBooks #ReadingList #Reading #Homeschooling

Favorite Books for Younger Children

When it comes to our at-home studies, I take a much more casual approach with things. I have figured out what works best for our family and what gets the kids working hard, but enjoying it. One thing that trumps everything else right now when it comes to these two younger cubs is reading. Owen […]

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Feb

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Halloween craft for the kids and these DIY Popsicle stick spiderwebs are the cutest! Our kiddos love hanging them up each year over our kitchen table. Catch the walk through over at Haus of Layne! #Halloween #HalloweenCraft #KidsCraftIdeas #HalloweenDecorIdeas #HalloweenIdeas

Halloween Spiderweb Craft for the Kids

Pulling back the curtain on all that goes on here at Haus of Layne, let’s just say that family life has taken the driver’s seat for a bit while we worked through diving into hackschooling and our sweet Baby Brooks coming down with a ruptured ear drum. While I hate failing on deadlines and not […]

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Oct

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Why we left public school and decided to take a different approach to our kids education #HomeSchool #HomeSchoolIdeas #Hackschooling #HackschoolingKids #RaisingKids #Motherhood

Hackschooling and Why We Left Public School: Part Two

(Read Part One of this saga right here) So there we stood. Knowing that we were withdrawing our kids from their school and still feeling the nerves as we tried to really dig deep in our research and figure out our approach to this whole educating-our-kids-ourselves thing. We have a child in 7th grade, 5th […]

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Oct

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Why we left public school and decided to take a different approach to our kids education #HomeSchool #HomeSchoolIdeas #Hackschooling #HackschoolingKids #RaisingKids #Motherhood

Hackschooling and Why We Left Public School: Part One

Homeschooling. Hackschooling. Unschooling. Life learning. These are all brand new phrases that entered our world this past month. And if there is one thing this past month has taught me, once again, it’s that you should never say ‘never’. Not in a million years would I have thought that my children wouldn’t be in public […]

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Oct

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