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Registration for the Washington, DC +Teach Them Diligently Convention increases by $10 tomorrow!! 

Save an ADDITIONAL $7 by using the code HSCreations during checkout:

Our entire family will be attending the DC event and is so excited!!
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Spelling Curriculum Giveaway from +All About Learning Press

Enter to win a full level of our FAVORITE #homeschool spelling curriculum! If you already own the Level 1 set, they will let you choose a different level.

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Have a fun #preschool or #kindergarten idea to share? Link up to the Preschool and Kindergarten Community and share the learning fun with others!

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Earth Day is coming soon and Joys of the Journey has a list of great kid-friendly ideas on how you can teach your kids more about protecting wildlife,
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I'll be a panelist tomorrow in the 'How do You Work and Homeschool?' hangout with +iHomeschool Network - want to sit in and listen? It is possible to do both (ask me how I know!).
Can you work AND homeschool? Whether you have a job outside the home, inside the home, or both, you CAN homeschool your children. Our experienced panel shares how they get it done.

Join the bloggers of +iHomeschool Network for our weekly iHomeschool Hangout Thursday, April 10th at 11 AM PT/ 2 PM ET. 
The time above adjusts for your time zone unless you are on a mobile device. If you click YES/MAYBE, this event will be added to your calendar and you will receive reminders.

Please invite your friends who might be interested - the more the merrier! 

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Share your questions and comments on this event page before and during the live hangout.

Watch live at 2 PM ET Thursday in three ways:
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3. mobile viewers use this option: via YouTube ► Homeschooling Gifted Learners 

Can't make Thursday 2 PM ET? Watch recorded in the same three ways.

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Join panel moderator +Dianna Kennedy, production manager +Marlene Griffith , along with homeschool bloggers +Ashley Pichea, +Sam Kelley, and +Jolanthe Erb of iHomeschool Network.
This Hangout On Air is hosted by iHomeschool Network. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
How Do You Work and Homeschool?
Thu, April 10, 2:00 PM
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Our family is of the same mindset regarding social media for our kids - what are your thoughts?
Why We are Saying NO To Social Media For Our Kids:

1.  It's a Safety issue.
2. Social Media causes an unnatural obsession with self
3. Social Media activity sticks with you forever
4. It makes an already difficult time even more difficult 

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We try to minimize it for ourselves and don't allow the younger children to use social media.  We become more strict about it each year.
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We've been learning about ladybugs during our science time, so we used our #Spielgaben pieces to create a few different ladybird beetles too! It was a great time to review how many legs and antennae each beetle has. #homeschool #science #ece
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Making a spring flower scene using our +Spielgaben set. Kaleb made the yellow one on his own after following a model for the other four. Can you tell what it is? #spielgaben #homeschool #ece

Visit for more info. Loving this set! 
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I know that everything is bigger at Costco, but this lighter is crazy big.
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Hahahahaha!  That is crazy!
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Looking for a fun way to start your #homeschool morning? Check out our calendar and morning board and download some FREE printables to make your own.

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#hsprintables #homeschool #kbn #ece  
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I have been looking for the right circle time format … but it would be for my toddler. I think this might be a little much for her right now (?), but I'll keep it in mind for later! Thanks!!
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Making a Worm Jar

Have you ever made a worm jar with your kids? I know...slimy worms - but it really is fascinating to watch these underground helpers! Sharing some free printables today and directions on how to make a worm jar of your own.

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Work-at-home, homeschooling mom of four. Blogger & speaker.
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homeschool blogger :: speaker

My name is Jolanthe {pronounced Yo-lawn-the}. On my website, Homeschool Creations, you'll find free educational printables, helpful tips and resources for families, encouragement for your homeschool journey, and a homeschool planner to help moms get organized.

I am a mom to 4 children and wife to a wonderful man. We homeschool all four children, and my days are spent trying to keep up with them all…and the house…and life in general.

My passion is teaching my kids and helping other families in their homeschool journey. Working with children has always been something I have enjoyed, and I love that the online world has provided a way to share ideas and resources with other families all over the world. The last few years has brought speaking opportunities at blogging conferences, homeschool groups, and also homeschool conventions. 

Feel free to contact me with questions!

  • James Madison University
    Early Childhood Special Education, 1997 - 1998
  • Evangel University
    English, 1991 - 1995
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