Freebies · Science

The Universe in a Box: Our 2nd Mystery Science Project

I found out about Mystery Science last year and we had our first lesson which asked the question, Could a Volcano Erupt in Your Backyard? We all loved that lesson and learned so much. I have been looking for lessons to go with what we are currently learning. Needless to say I was thrilled to… Continue reading The Universe in a Box: Our 2nd Mystery Science Project

Homeschooling · Reviews

Schoolhouse Teachers: A Trusty Resource

As a busy homeschooling mom I have grown to appreciate and depend on the findings and creations of other moms, dads and teachers to help me out. One resource I use a lot is Schoolhouse Teachers. As I am planning my units and lessons I always check out the lessons, worksheets and videos they have. So… Continue reading Schoolhouse Teachers: A Trusty Resource

History/Social Studies · Homeschooling

A Visit to The Whitney Plantation: The End of the River — Writer Site

I came across this article from blogger Luanne Castle, who describes her visit to The Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. Although I have been to Louisiana, I have never been to this plantation. What really captured my attention as I read her article was the fact she said that didn’t try to put distance between the… Continue reading A Visit to The Whitney Plantation: The End of the River — Writer Site

Happy · Homeschooling · MomSpirations · The Arts

5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

My morning ritual often starts with a struggle—a battle between Mind and Body. Each one very clear about what they think is best and each one extremely persuasive. Body reminds me how  tired I am and how very good it simply feels to just be…lay in bed and simply be… Mind jumps in and reminds… Continue reading 5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

Dear Channie · Homeschooling

Dear Channie: I’m Running Out of Time!

Dear Channie, I have been homeschooling my children ages 10, 7 and 6 for the past three years now. One of the biggest challenges I face is getting through the lessons in a timely fashion. It doesn’t matter if it is a lesson I am teaching or one they do on the computer…we always run out… Continue reading Dear Channie: I’m Running Out of Time!