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’

To the Mom Who Brings Others Down,

​I care about you.  Maybe you don't want me to care about you, and for that I do apologize. But that is just who I am, just like you are you. I  am sorry. I am sorry that life is bringing you so far down that you see no way out. I am sorry that … Continue reading To the Mom Who Brings Others Down,

ABC’s of Starting the New School Year

  August is looming. The summer is hot and we are wondering how much longer must we suffer. Ok, maybe it is just me who is wondering that. I hate summer :p. Nonetheless, we cannot deny that the new school year is coming. It is looming. It will be here. Whether you are a homeschooler, … Continue reading ABC’s of Starting the New School Year

10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts

I hear a lot of excuses for why people do not homeschool. Those excuses are always followed simply by me telling someone I homeschool. While I am not judging you for sending your kids to a traditional school and while I could care less for your reasons why you do not homeschool (see 10 Things Homeschool … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts