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
We have been on break for Thanksgiving for the past week. The five day break was so needed. We spent several days sleeping in and lounging around the house. We also enjoyed hanging out with family and friends and eating some really yummy foods. I simply love the holidays! This morning I knew I needed… Read More 25 Graphic Organizers for Literature
Summer is almost over and that means back to everything! Last year I found myself constantly feeling so behind and overwhelmed when it came to feeding my family healthy and nutritious plant based meals. Due to the fact we primarily eat from home, I knew I had to approach things differently. My plan this year… Read More My 5 Go to Vegan Meals I Freeze to Get Me Through the Fall!
I lived in Korea for two years and fell in-love with kimchi! We ate it every day, usually with rice. Like the blogger states, kimchi is rather off-putting with its smell and hissing sound and I have not incorporated it into our family. So thankful for this post because I think it is a perfect… Read More 15-Minute Kimchi Fried Rice – A Family-Friendly Introduction to Fermented Foods
Dear Channie, I am a homeschooling mom of boys (twins). I started off homeschooling them through 2nd grade. After 2nd grade I went back to work and they were enrolled in our neighborhood public school. They were there for 3rd and 4th grade. This year they started 5th grade and boy has it been disappointing!… Read More Dear Channie: Transitioning Twins Back Home
Friends give the best gifts! And one of my dear girlfriends told me about PepperPlate, my new favorite tool that has revolutionized how I cook for my family. Gone are the days of running around not being in control of my kitchen. PepperPlate keeps it all together–recipes, meal plan and shopping list. All in one… Read More PepperPlate: Finally, Some Help in the Kitchen!
I struggle with organization. I always have. In my mind everything is well planned and I move throughout the day in a calm fashion–from one task to the next. So orderly. But that is so not my reality. My kids compare me to the mom character, Frankie, from the show, The Middle. I must confess that… Read More My Futures Board:The Struggle Is Real!