Hearts for Home – 4.16.15

Welcome to this week's Hearts for Home Blog Hop! Again we had over one hundred posts shared at our party last week with recipes and parenting tips and decorating ideas and inspirational articles. Our most viewed post was  Earth Day Resources  from Monster's Ed. As everyone is … [Read more...]

Cookies for Breakfast

"Mom, May I have cookies for breakfast?" "Why, yes, dear, of course you may have cookies for breakfast." Cookies for Breakfast? You must be kidding! No. Really. I mean it! Our days and weeks get busy. Sometimes we need to grab and go or even eat on the run. In order to be prepared for days like … [Read more...]

Make Lesson Planning Easy with Lessontrek – 4 months FREE

Every summer I set aside time to do my lesson planning for the upcoming school year. While I have used the same pencil-and-paper method over most of the last 23 years, I have wondered about trying a computer-based program. When I saw this offer from Lessontrek I knew my days of wondering were over! … [Read more...]

Learn a Foreign Language with italki – Homeschool Giveaway

Teaching a foreign language can be one of the biggest challenges when it comes to homeschooling. We have tried a couple of different programs in our family, but have not yet found one that worked well for all of us. I am very excited about trying out this one from italki. I love the way you can … [Read more...]

Wildlife Adventures Unit Studies – Homeschool Giveaway

Over the last 23 years, unit studies have played a large role in our homeschool. Reading and writing and sharing lessons based on one central theme are a natural way of learning for our family. As a unit study mom, I'm always on the lookout for resources to add to our treasure trove. The many … [Read more...]