This year I have 2 seniors in high school! I've been homeschooling for 13 years, and although I still feel that homeschooling is the best for my kids and my family, I know there are some good things they might have missed as part of their education if I hadn't been vigilant. Today, I'm sharing what … [Read more...] about Good Things Homeschoolers Miss Out On & What to do About It
Easter is such a welcoming time every year because I'm so ready for spring after the long winter here in the Chicago area! The flowers, the pretty pastel colors, and especially focusing on the reason for Easter (Resurrection Day)-- I love it all! I am so excited to share a really fun recipe with … [Read more...] about A Beautiful Easter Cookie ~ Stained Glass Sugar Cookie Recipe
If you're an American homeschooler, then a U.S. State study is most certainly on your list of things to do with your elementary homeschoolers. I just recently finished it up with my own kids, and am so happy to share with you today "The Ultimate List of U.S. State Study Resources." If you have any … [Read more...] about The Ultimate List of U.S. State Study Resources
[Today's post "Why Would Anyone Want to Homeschool Year Round?" was written by guest contributor Misty Leask.] Chances are if you've been homeschooling for any amount of time you've changed up your schedule at least once or twice. Why? Because finding the right schedule can be as challenging as … [Read more...] about Why Would Anyone Want to Homeschool Year Round?
One of the best things about Valentine's Day are all the lovely, fun, and amazing crafts and activities you can do! I've rounded up 15 pretty preschool crafts for Valentine's Day. Of course, these can be adjusted for older ages and can be done at home, at a homeschool co-op, Sunday School class, or … [Read more...] about 15 Pretty and Fun Preschool Crafts for Valentine’s Day
Last year I did something amazing. I lost 20 pounds and kept it off! This collage shows the transformation when I had lost only 15 pounds. I went on to lose 5 more! Today I'm sharing links to several of the resources I used and/or recommend that helped me to reach this great … [Read more...] about The Surefire Way to Lose 20 Pounds This Year~ how I lost weight and kept it off