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 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

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

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

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

10 Christian Easter Gifts for Kids

I am not really an Easter basket person but as you have read I love giving gifts! I love the time and thought I get to spend searching for the perfect gift and I love the look on the receiver's face, and this especially goes for children. So, of course, we give our children gifts … Continue reading 10 Christian Easter Gifts for Kids

Lesson: All About Animals

Homeschool All Ages Lesson: All About Animals Today we are learning about all the different types of animals in this wonderful world. It is a sharp and cold day and staying inside is what we ended up doing most of the day. I had a lot of fun planning a day to learn about animals, and … Continue reading Lesson: All About Animals