Lela was away at her very first youth retreat and that meant little sisters were left behind. So every day big sister was away I planned a fun activity the girls could look forward to. They called it Little Sister Camp. On day three we invited MeeMaw over for an art party. My mom loves… Read More Owl Art Project with MeeMaw…Free & Fabulous!
Today is Harry Potter’s Birthday! Lela’s interest in Mr. Potter took a deep dive last year. She read every book and we watched every movie, talk about good quality Mom & daughter time. So when she said she wanted to celebrate his birthday I was a little like…do people even do that? I wasn’t sure… Read More Happy Birthday Harry Potter!!
NPR’s Podcast, 1A is one of my favorite things to listen to as I am driving from here to there. I truly appreciate discussions that grapple with some of today’s and Yesterday’s toughest topics in a civil and honest way. Recently they aired a podcast about how schools should teach slavery to students and featured… Read More Teaching About Slavery
Being a homeschooling Momma, I am always curious to see how other moms like me get through their day. When I read this post I laughed, out loud, as so much of her day and internal thoughts resonated with mine. I guess there are some commonalities about this homeschooling gig, despite the who you are… Read More A Day in the Life of a Home Schooling Mum — The Non-Adventures of a Stay-at-Home Mum
This morning I knew I had a longer-than-usual math lesson to teach Lela. This meant that half-way through, my two little ones (ages 7 & 5) would finish their seat work and get restless. Because I am a firm believer that when you don’t have a plan for them, they will come up with their… Read More Keeping Them Busy: Line Art
If you have been following our homeschooling journey you know that visual art + mommy = disaster. Over the years I have relied on home-based art programs to teach the girls art. I have been truly impressed with the art they have been able to create, along with their growing understanding of art concepts and… Read More Circle Line Art School: An Online Offering
I stumbled upon Keys for Kids. Over the holiday break, I was searching for another way for us to do our family devotions, or at least something else to add to it. I came across Keys for Kids and became interested when I discovered it offers a daily radio-story devotional program. We tried it and… Read More Keys for Kids: Online Radio Daily Devotions