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
'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
Until Thursday my new book 'Carry Me Along' is free on the Kindle app . 'Carry Me Along' is a poem about the loss of a loved one. Written with my children in mind, 'Carry Me Along' is a simple poem surrounded by pictures of nature photography of Maine. Why simple photography images of nature? … Continue reading My New Book Is Free!
My kids will be pen-paling soon and I wanted to share two great resources that we will be using. The Inspired Tree House offers awesome writing prompts that you can download that are super easy for kids of any age. These really get the ball rolling for writing with the kids. https://theinspiredtreehouse.com/writing-prompts-for-kids-the-pen-pal-project/ ISL Collective offers … Continue reading Pen Paling with Kids
I was not asked to review this book and was not compensated in any way. This is my honest opinion. With my children, we read Henry and the Bully by Nancy Carlson. Though my family educates at home my children are not immune to bullies and hearing about bullies so it is always a good … Continue reading Book Review: Henry and the Bully
I was not asked to review this book. I was not compensated in any way for reviewing or reading this book. My daughter brought home How to Trick the Tooth Fairy by Erin Danielle Russell from the library. The only thing I see wrong with this book is you need to return it once you … Continue reading Book Review: How to Trick the Tooth Fairy
I have four children now. Four children at Christmas. Does that sound terrifying? A little, yes. Having rules and boundaries help though. I learned very quickly that it is ok to say no, make sure you say no, and the anger and tears are over in about five minutes. That makes all the holidays … Continue reading Christmas With a Newborn