Summer Survival Schedule

Summer is officially here! We had a crazy heat wave that welcomed the first day of summer this past week. Being 9 months pregnant in a heat wave is not the most enjoyable experience! Thankfully, we have air conditioning…otherwise I may have gone to Costco and spent some time in their refrigerated section! My kids […]

Imagine That!

  “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one” John Lennon I am always encouraging my children to use their imagination! Imagination is something that gets pushed aside as we get older. A lot of our imagination can get lost through lack of use because TV or movies does all the […]

Preparing for Labor…for the 4th time!

I am 32 weeks pregnant with my 4th baby…a boy! We are so thrilled to meet this little guy in a little less than 2 months! Time has gone by so quickly this pregnancy…mostly because I am running around with the other three kids all the time! I remember when I was pregnant with my […]

Developing a Love for Reading: Part 1

In this three part series, I will address how to develop a love for reading. I will focus on three types of reading: reading aloud to children reading and embracing poetry independent reading These encouraging and informational posts will be from my personal experience in homeschooling my three children, my degree in English (which focused […]

When Spring Fever Hits Your Homeschool

Spring has sprung and the warmer weather continues to beckon us outside! The flowers are blooming, the days are longer, and the outdoors look so inviting! Every year around March, my kids get spring fever and want to do other things besides their normal school work routine. Now that this has happened for the last […]