Create an Acrostic Poem for Your Valentine

Here lately I've been perusing Pinterest looking for diy valentine ideas. There so many cute and clever projects floating around out there!  I have always enjoyed making little love bugs or fluffy tutus, but they've outgrown such things. Now that they are into their teens I needed an idea that would … [Read more...]

Homeschool Moms, Have A Little Fun!

As homeschool moms, we can easily get bogged down in the must-do's and ought-to-do's and wanna-do's of educating our children. Because we desire the best for them and want them to be the best they can be, we may put undue pressure on them (and ourselves) to reach high academic standards while … [Read more...]

Middle School – The Years for Transition

As moms, we know our children grow and develop at all different rates. Just like when they were tiny babes, it's easy to compare our 'tweens' and 'teens' to others when it comes to maturity and skills. When they are  in that limbo between childhood and adulthood we often nit-pick their quirky … [Read more...]

Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop 1.18.18

This week I find myself reflecting on the fact that we are already half way through the first month of the new year. With the wintry weather and frigid temps we've experienced so far this year, we have been forced able to take our days at a slower pace than we do at other times of the year. I've … [Read more...]

2017 – My Top 10 Lists

In order for us to look ahead it helps to take a look back. 2017 was a year in review for me, literally! Here at Apron Strings I had a blast on my first go-round with the Homeschool Review Crew. Our family had the opportunity to review some amazing products, awesome resources and fun activities. I … [Read more...]