Planning our homeschooling year…

Planning… some people cringe at the word. I LOVE all types of planning. List are my best friend. I have list of list. I might have a list problem actually…

Anyways, the planning for this upcoming school year is so different from the way I have done it in the past. I have always […]

2012-2013 Curriculum Choices…

As always, I am prepared for things to change and that is totally great with me. Rylee is 7 and Nathan is 5. Nathan officially starts Kindergarten this year!

I have learned a lot about what my family needs from the last couple of years. Each year I have planned massive amounts of […]

Homeschooling Method Resources…

This is my favorite time of year to read homeschooling blogs. I love to see what others are doing. Today I will share some of the resources I have found about different Homeschooling Methods. There are so many to choose from. Hopefully these links will help you narrow down what is right for […]

Schoolhouse Review Crew: Schoolhouse Teachers

From their website: “ was created with the vision to provide quality homeschool materials from the best teachers in many subject areas. We offer daily, weekly, and monthly lesson plans and activity ideas.The site has daily lessons on many subjects to assist you with your daily homeschool. Some of our Teachers will provide weekly or […]

Xanthe’s 1st Birthday Party: The Cat in the Hat!

Xanthe was Thing 1… Rylee was Cindy Lou Who… and next to her you can see half of me in my matching apron… Here is Nathan with his Thing 1 Tie shirt… Xanthe with her cake… Photo Booth… Present from Auntie Tennille…


Homeschool Mother’s Journal

In my life this week… I received my first ever church calling.

In our homeschool this week… I am trying to take a step back and let it become enjoyable again. We have been reading tons of books each day and then sometimes Rylee does a notebooking page if she wants to. We work […]

Things I would like to do… Update

A while back, A long while back, I wrote a post about a bunch of things I would like to try. I thought I would see how many I have actually tried. Go easy on me though, since posting that, I had a baby and had three foster kids. Hopefully I can cross out something […]

Book Review: Building Family Ties with Faith, Love, and Laughter by Dave Stone

Building Family Ties with Faith, Love, and Laughter is the second in the Faithful Family series where Dave applies his practical, conversational, and humorous approach to the challenge of building strong spiritual ties to each other as a family. Topics include: Contentment, Security, Loyalty, Gratitude, Spontaneity, Communication, and more.

Preaching is his gift, but […]

Homeschool Mother’s Journal… July 20, 2012

In my life this week… I am working on a major declutter of my entire house.

In our homeschool this week… Trying out lots of new products we have for review. Also working on decluttering the school room- mentioned above.

Places we’re going and people we’re seeing… After a busy week last […]

Book Review: Cleaning House by Kay Wills Wyma

Cleaning House: A Mom’s Twelve-Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlementcaught my attention as I was looking over the cover of the book. I knew immediately that I wanted to read this one. I read it in two days.

I really liked the idea of the book. Each chapter focuses on one […]