I have signed up for the Purposeful Mom 5 Days To A Stronger Devotional Life. On the days I read her e-mails I will be writing what I think, feel, read, etc. This is a great way to encourage all my readers to think about becoming closer to God as well as to build your trust in … Continue reading Day 1 of The Purposeful Mom Stronger Devotional Life Program
Life is hard. I am not complaining, I am one of the lucky people who love their life and I hope you are too. But we can't deny it isn't hard. One of the hardest things though is finding time and ways to take care of yourself. Especially as mothers. As mothers we do everything. … Continue reading Don’t Apologize For Taking Care of Yourself
Yesterday was filled with nothing but negativity everywhere. What was in the water? Luckily I didn't have any of that water everyone else seemed to be having served but I was exhausted by the end of the day. What do you possibly get out of being nothing but negative? I started my day at 9am … Continue reading The Day of Negitivity
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
Miss Rumphius is a favorite story of mine. I have always loved the book. When I was planning my co-op class I knew that I was going to teach Miss Rumphius. So when that day came I was so excited. I only have 30 minutes for 2 age groups to teach. Ages 7 and under and … Continue reading Lesson: Miss Rumphius
It is that time of year again! Some people wait for the seasons to change or certain sports to start. I wait for the Relay For Life! This Friday and Saturday will be the Penobscot Relay for Life. A two day and one-night event where we raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society … Continue reading Relay For Life Time!
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
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
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
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 the way I see school curriculum going and society I do not see us homeschoolers going anywhere! There are two … Continue reading Yes, you can homeschool!