Encouraging Hearts and Home Blog Hop 2.16.17

We've all been celebrating love this week - love of family, love of learning, love of our sweethearts, love of our favorite foods. Let's continue that theme on this Thursday with our Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop, sharing some posts we love! To begin, I have double-the-love from last week's … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts and Home Blog Hop 2.9.17

Hooray! It's Thursday! Time for another dose of encouragement from our Encouraging Hearts & Home blog hop. Last week's most viewed post was 11 Fun Valentine Activities for Kids from Lit Mama. Perfect timing, isn't it? This week I'm featuring these terrific posts: DIY Reading Pillow … [Read more...]

Reinforcing Math Skills {Times Alive Review}

Learning multiplication facts has not been our youngest daughter's favorite thing in school. It's been a challenge, for mother and for daughter. That is why I was excited to get a chance to try Times Alive! from Times Tables the Fun Way. Their online lessons with animated songs and stories to learn … [Read more...]

Homeschool Moms, Let Them Dig!

Have you ever met a young child who did not like to dig? In the dirt, at the beach, on the rock pile, to the bottom of the bucket of blocks. They have a natural sense of discovery and curiosity that cannot be quenched. So, I say, "Let them DIG!"  Yes, digging in the dirt can get messy, but it's … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts and Home Blog Hop 2.2.17

There are times I feel the technology age creeps into our daily lives much too easily. But when it allows me to see photos of our brand new granddaughter and talk face-to-face-like with our son and daughter-in-law, I'm thankful. Another perk of living in these times, we can have a whole library of … [Read more...]