10 Ways to Celebrate Not-Back-To School!

Schoolers get all the fun right? WRONG! We get all the fun! Even though we do not get to take those depressing looking pictures of the parents celebrating their children leaving for school, we can still do our own thing to celebrate the traditional start of the school year. We homeschool year round, so my … Continue reading 10 Ways to Celebrate Not-Back-To School!

Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old

Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review, well making the portfolio. The actual review is simple. In Maine, you do not have to notify anyone that you are homeschooling until age 7 and you should wait to notify until then. It is always good though to get into the … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old

Best Educational Blog Award

One of my readers nominated me for the Best Educational Blog Award. I like this award because it is set up so anyone can use it and anyone can nominate blogs they actually read. This is a really good idea for the blog awards that go around!  Thank you to my reader, passitonmom who nominated me … Continue reading Best Educational Blog Award

Review: Overcoming Addiction A Biblical Path Towards Freedom

I was asked by Aneko Press to read Overcoming Addiction A Biblical Path Towards Freedom by Elizabeth A. Shartle and to give my honest review. I do not want to turn you off from this review when I start out saying I was asked to give a review and then saying that you all need to … Continue reading Review: Overcoming Addiction A Biblical Path Towards Freedom

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

Yes, you can homeschool!

Give the graduation gift that will last them an eternity. Kid’s hangers gift baskets. The perfect gift! – Click Here! When I tell people we homeschool they tend to look at me like I have more than one head. That I must be absolutely out of my mind. Schooling at home is on the rise and … Continue reading Yes, you can homeschool!

Homeschooling and Pregnancy

Is it just me or are homeschool mums pregnant all the time? I'm kidding! But since I am a mother of 4 it sure feels that way!  So how is it possible to homeschool and recover from birth? The answer is not to push yourself toward unrealistic terms. I am very surprised by the number … Continue reading Homeschooling and Pregnancy

My 5 Favorite Reading Kindle Apps for Kids

My kids love the Kindle. They are not on it 24/7 but we do have a lot of games for them at their disposal. I choose all their Kindle games. Whatever the games are I have 100% control over. I also do not pay for any games, even for myself. While my kids are outside … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Reading Kindle Apps for Kids