Free Books to Enjoy While you are Cooped Up

Homeschoolers and parents who are new to homeschooling are all in the same boat. We are stuck at home educating our own children. Some are new to this, others are not. Some are trying to copy 6-8 hours of schooling for just a few kids, and some are seeing that that may not be needed … Continue reading Free Books to Enjoy While you are Cooped Up

10 Online Services and Subscription Boxes That Will Save You Time and Sanity

So I am online surfing and shopping during these crazy times. Lord of the Rings is always playing in my home. I'll be on my own for a while! We may be a homeschooling family but we leave our home every day. This is all weird and all new territory for us! So what better … Continue reading 10 Online Services and Subscription Boxes That Will Save You Time and Sanity

2020s 50 Top Free Education Resources

It has been an INSANE year and it is only March! With the rise in homeschooling, the controversy in my state with LD 798, the coronavirus, schools shutting down, teachers struggling, and normal reasons why more education resources are needed; I decided to sit down today and create a list of the top 50 FREE … Continue reading 2020s 50 Top Free Education Resources

New Book: You are Wondrous

'A beautiful work of art, both in poetry and artwork, from the deepest corners of a mother’s heart." -Kat Caldwell author of An Audience with the King and Push a Pencil (Maine, February 29 2020) Ashley Elizabeth Mitchell has released a new children's book, 'You are Wondrous' now available for purchase from most online stores. 'You … Continue reading New Book: You are Wondrous

10 Reasons Why it’s OK to Click ‘Unfriend’

Social Media. These 2 words put together are more loaded than they should be, yet, here we are. I struggle with social media. It is necessary when you are a writer, it is helpful when you have family spread out, and it really is the best way for me to see all the funny The … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why it’s OK to Click ‘Unfriend’

50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1

As a homeschooling parent, I hear all the time that homeschooling is very expensive. I understand where that is coming from. The fact is though that homeschooling is not expensive. You could essentially homeschool for free, and yes that includes printing costs. I am going to share 50 ways to homeschool for free. This is a … Continue reading 50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1

Children and American Pride

If you live in Maine then you know (or should know) that a great American hero's anniversary is coming up at the end of June. It will have been 25 years since MSG Gary Gordon died for our country. He left behind children, parents, and family. His hometown has been working hard to honor this … Continue reading Children and American Pride

Lesson: All About Animals

All Ages Lesson: All About Animals Today we are learning about all the different types of animals in this wonderful world. It is a sharp and cold day and staying inside is what we ended up doing most of the day. I had a lot of fun planning a day to learn about animals, and … Continue reading Lesson: All About Animals