Super exciting, Right? My first book (of many I hope) is now available on Amazon and Etsy through County Road Publications. I am super excited! My collection of poetry has been a long time coming. I titled my collection 'Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother' because some of these poems I thought were lost, I … Continue reading My Book Is Out!
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
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
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
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 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
Almonds are a powerhouse food, and if you haven't noticed by reading my blogs I LOVE cinnamon, which is not a bad thing because cinnamon is super good for you. Plus, which four kids and life I need powerhouse foods. Cinnamon isn't bad for you until the sugar comes into play. Another thing you must … Continue reading Cinnamon Almonds