Monthly Archives: April 2018


How To Homeschool — 5 Homeschooling Tips For Getting Started

How To Homeschool — 5 Homeschooling Tips For Getting Started

In this video, I share my 5 tips for getting started in homeschooling and I even share a bonus tip with you at the end.

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About this video:
In this video Heather Torres takes you through the ways to get started in homeschool and shows you the 5 steps to getting started in homeschooling. This homeschool mom is all about keeping it simple when it comes to homeschooling kindergarten and 2nd-grade homeschool. Check it out!

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How to Make a Children’s Kindle Picture Book Using Public Domain Images.

How to Make a Children’s Kindle Picture book Using Public Domain Images and FREE! Software.

Have you ever wanted to create your own children’s picture book but did not know how or where to start?
You have a wonderful idea for a children’s picture book but you are not an artist and you do not have the funds to pay for an illustrator, nor the time to wait for the artist to draw all those illustrations for your 32-page children’s picture book?
What if I told you that you could create your own children’s picture book and it will not cost you anything but your time to put it together.
In this video, I walk you through step by step from where to find public domain images you can use for free, to customizing those images using a program called I then show you how to upload those images into a word.doc template, and then convert your book to a .pdf format and then finally converting your book to a .mobi file to upload to Amazon Kindle. Would that be awesome or what?
Well, all of that is in my video. I walk you through every step from where to find the images to get your book published and available for sale on Amazon Kindle.

0:40 = Where to access public domain content.
2:23 = How to use for customizing images.
27:24 = Creating your .word.doc Kindle template.
40:30 = Uploading your book to Kindle Book Creator.
42:47 = Publish your book on Kindle.

Hi, my name is Fay B. Bolton and I am the author of over eight children’s picture books that are available on Amazon. The Wafflehoffers Maple’s First Competition will be released for […]

Phonics Song – THE BEST Songs and Lullabies for Children | LooLoo Kids

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0:00 Phonics Song 2:16 Ten Little Indians 3:51 Bunny Hop 4:58 My Little Bee 6:39 Sleeping Bunnies 8:29 Incy Wincy Spider 10:07 Baa, Baa, Black Sheep 11:16 Five Little Monkeys 13:29 Mary Had a Little Lamb 15:40 Three Little Kittens 17:59 The Wheels On The Bus 20:04 The ABC Song 21:23 Ten in a Bed 23:50 One, Two, Buckle My Shoe 24:48 One Little Finger 27:13 Old MacDonald Had a Farm 28:32 Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes 29:59 Five Little Ducks 31:33 Once I Caught A Fish Alive 33:31 Bingo 35:55 Baa, Baa, Black Sheep 37:28 Five Little Ducks 39:50 Hickory Dickory Dock 42:15 Humpty Dumpty 43:29 Rain, Rain, Go Away 45:37 Miss Polly Had a Dolly 46:59 Row Your Boat 48:59 The Wheels On The Bus 51:06 Jack and Jill 53:37 Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star 56:07 I’m a Little Teapot 57:21 If You’re Happy and You Know It 59:22 Johny Johny Yes Papa 1:00:52 Pat-a-Cake 1:01:49 The Finger Family

Phonics Song Lyrics

A is for apple, A-A-Apple
B is for ball, B-B-Ball
C is for cat, C-C-Cat
D is for dog, D-D-Dog

E is for elephant, E-E-Elephant
F is for frog, F-F-Frog
G is for grass, G-G-Grass
H is for hand, H-H-Hand

I is for insect, I-I-Insect
J is for juice, J-J-Juice
K is for key, […]

The Truth: Public School Vs. Homeschool

Hey guys! It has been a while since I have done a skit like this, so I thought I might as well get back into it 🙂
I was actually homeschooled from 2nd to 8th grade and then went to a public high school. In my experience, the two kind of balance out as far as benefits and disadvantages. I am glad that I was able to experience both. So, this is just a little skit that plays on some of the many differences. Of course they are kind of exaggerated….for instance, your social life is not limited to animals when you are homeschooled unless you let it like that haha. But I thought it would be a funny contrast.

Anyway, hope you enjoyed this. Thank you for watching and don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for more videos!

Soo, a lot of you have been saying that these are all stereotypes and not true. Well, there is a reason those things become “stereotypical,” because they are true to SOME extent. This is a comedic skit, so of course it is exaggerated! When I was homeschooled, I usually woke up around 8am. I mean, why not? I liked to stay up late and sleep in and as long as I got my school work done by 2:00pm, it didnt really matter. It didn’t make me a lazy person or cause me to have disciplinary issues when I did go to public school for high school. Most days I did actually get dressed for the day…..but of course there were some days that I stayed in PJs. Who wouldnt?! AND unless you are socializing with your family or other homeschoolers, you don’t socialize during […]