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 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’

10 Places to Print FREE Coloring Pages

Kids like to color? You like to color? Need a change or just a break in the day? Look no further! I have compiled a list of the ten best websites to get any printable you could dream of. No need to do a Google search or head out to the store. These 10 sites … Continue reading 10 Places to Print FREE Coloring Pages

10 Things to do with Your Growing Daughter

Where does the time go? Seriously! I know I have a bunch of kids but for all of them it seems like just yesterday I was pregnant and waiting for a new addition to our family. It is no different for my oldest. For so long she was my only daughter, but she will always … Continue reading 10 Things to do with Your Growing Daughter

Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 8/9 Year Old

Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review. I am at an advantage because my BFF is a Maine certified teacher so she can do the portfolio review for me. She knows we are at the library daily, we help with and go to co-op, are in scouts, and are … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 8/9 Year Old

Christmas With a Newborn

  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