Get Outside & Visit a Park Nearby!!!

Winter is over, and it is time to get outside and visit a nearby park!  The sunshine and fresh air are calling! *This post is sponsored by the Voice of Play.   During the winter, we keep pretty busy.  Between holiday functions and indoor soccer, we have a full plate, but it is all indoors. […]

The Day Math Brought Tears & Broken Pencils

That particular homeschool day did not start with tears or frustration. The math lesson itself started uneventfully.  It was a normal day…until it wasn’t. That morning started with the cats nudging me awake to feed them (not because they were out of food…my husband had put out some hard food for them.  They were wanting the […]

How to Write Successful Resolutions

  I am actually sticking with the same resolution I made last year.  I like it.  It works for me.  It is almost more of a mantra than a resolution which is helpful to me.  After I share my resolution, I will share some tips to write a successful resolution.  My resolution is: Step out […]

Is My Homeschooler Missing Out?

I just got this question from a reader.  I started to answer in the comments, but my answer got away with me.  I thought it was best to answer here. Is my homeschooler missing out? Home schooling has been something that has crossed mine and my husband’s mind, but do you feel like your child […]

How To Reclaim a Little “Me Time” When You Can’t Afford an Official School Break

It’s been one of those months.  I just need to reclaim a little “Me Time”. You know!  The dirty laundry is always a couple days ahead of me… or more.  The cats have discovered a new way to mess something up.  I have far more household projects than time to do them.  Even this blog has […]

Soccer Games Have Started!

Soccer Season is Here!  Soccer Games Have Started! My husband is coaching the recreational soccer league locally.  My son, Isaac, loves having his dad coach his team each season.   We usually do 3 seasons of soccer.  The fall season is a guys only outdoor league.  The winter season has an indoor soccer league that […]

Learning Styles & Your Homeschool

  Learning Styles There are 3 different learning styles:  Visual, Auditory, and Tactile/Kinesthetic.  Visual learners learn best through seeing.  Auditory learners learn best by hearing.  Tactile learners learn best by touching while kinesthetic learners learn best by doing.  Many people will find that 2 of the 3 categories fit them best. Quiz I found this […]

Sowing Seeds In Good Soil Craft

This Sunday, I get to teach the littles at our church about sowing seeds in good soil.  This is the craft I have planned to go with the Bible story. Affiliate links Included.  Commissions from these links help to support this blog. Sowing Seeds in Good Soil Matthew 13: 3-23   Supplies: Copies of a […]

Review of Bic Xtra-Fun, Ultra-Solid, Break-Resistant Lead Pencils #GotItFree

I am a BzzAgent! Bzz Agent sent me Bic’s newest pencils which are supposed to be Xtra-Fun, Ultra-Solid, and Break-Resistant Lead #2 Pencils.  I did NOT pay for the pencils.  They were sent to me completely FREE to try them out and talk about them with my friends, family, and, of course, my readers. You do […]