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...]

Unique Gift-Giving Ideas from A Variety of Expert Pinterest Boards

Giving gifts from the heart is the very best way to bless the person you are giving to. Which type of gift would you rather give - a mass-produced, latest/greatest, just-like-everyone-else-has gift? Or something unique, one-of-a-kind gift full of personal meaning? It's easy to grab the hottest thing … [Read more...]

Giving Thanks with a Grateful Heart

Some years ago, our family chose a Bible verse to guide our days and our steps, to help us focus on who we wanted to be and how we wanted to live. [1 Thessalonians 5:16-18] Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything, give thanks. Simple words that pack a powerful punch. Easy to … [Read more...]

“Dear Homeschooling Mom”

  Dear Homeschooling Mom, I know the thoughts you are thinking. I've asked myself the same questions you are asking. I understand the doubts that plague your heart. "Will I be able to teach them? Will they really learn anything? Am I enough?" I've been where you are - starting out with … [Read more...]

Welcome to Our Back to School Series {2017 Edition}

  We are beginning our 27th year of homeschooling. Twenty-seven years. 27. 2-7. TWENTY SEVEN YEARS! How can that be? I remember so clearly those early days, when our oldest was a bundle of energy and I wondered if he'd ever sit long enough to learn how to read. As I gear up for a new year … [Read more...]