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We Upgraded to Windows 10 and this Happened…

We have been a Windows 10 household for 2 weeks now. None of our computers exploded into fiery doom and surprisingly no Blue Screen of Death occurred on any computer. Our household has 3 laptops and 1 desktop. April Dad is an author so his laptop is his live¬†and he has some very important files … Continue reading

Socialite Sundays #1 – Bright Ideas Press

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been racking my brain trying to figure out ways to incorporate social media on my blog. By myself I participate in a lot of Facebook online events, Twitter parties, and Google Hangouts. About once or twice a month the kids and I participate in educational simulcasts for school. … Continue reading

Reading Eggs Free Trial

Attention all homeschooling parents! I received the most amazing freebie in my email yesterday! We had a long night so I had to wait to tell you about it. Drumroll Please! *drumroll* For a limited time parents can get a free 4 week trial of Reading Eggs for their little readers. I’ve read numerous praises … Continue reading

Homeschool Winter Snowman activity

Yesterday I took to Pinterest to find a snowman activity both kids could do. The truth is I wanted snowmen on the wall so I searched Pinterest hoping to find an activity that would keep us all busy and get the kids good and tired for bed. After we made snowmen based on a free … Continue reading

Our Homeschool Christmas Unit 2014 – The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Free Lesson Plans

December is my favorite month for homeschooling, but not for reasons you would think. I love the fact that we can learn without the lessons feeling so serious. This is especially true where our novel studies are concerned. Chipmunk and I always have fun elements planned into these chapter book lessons but it just seems … Continue reading

Toddler Counting Lessons and Laundry

Who needs a dryer when you have warm weather almost year round? Thats right, the sun is our natural clothes dryer! This isn’t a problem due to living in the Alabama River Region and our lack of real fall or winter seasons. When our laundry needs to be dried it is either hung outside or … Continue reading

It’s Halloween Week!

Halloween Week is is finally here and for us that means a week off from school and nothing but rest, fun, hay rides, crafts and of course a little candy. Through out the month the munchkins and I have been doing little things to get in the Fall mood. Earlier this month we made some … Continue reading

Science and Social Studies Homeschool K-5

Chipmunk and I have tried several ways to make sure we cover Science, Social Studies and History. From all-in-one curriculum to notebooking pages,lapbooks, and unit studies, and a simplified “Let’s just read it approach.”, we’ve done it all. We have started her Fifth grade year and I am going into this year confident that she … Continue reading

Cheap Novel Studies for Homeschool

Chipmunk could be a the coolest librarian ever. With a Punky Brewster fashion sense and a bubbly personality kids and adults would love her. Too bad things are going digital. She loves doing novel studies as part of her English Lit/Grammar curriculum. Our novel studies tend to consist of a grab bag of classic, biographical, … Continue reading

Free Online Homeschool Programs

Check the title. Yes there are some available. NO. These programs are not accredited, but they provide free all-in-one curriculum that can be used alone or to supplement your existing homeschool repetoire.

About 2AprilKids Momma

Hi, I'm April Momma. I am a stay-at-home mother of 2 awesome kids and like all moms I wear multiple hats. Most days I'd like to think I wear all of them well at all times but that's a joke. I get by the best I can and that's the truth. Aside from being a mother I am a wife, pretty good cook, good intermediate seamstress, musician, music lover and blogger.