I am so grateful when some of the work has been done for me! I love using YouTube to help come alongside what I am teaching my kids. Unfortunately, I always remember YouTube as I am in the middle of a lesson. Often I am like, “Wait a minute, let me see it YouTube has […]

Let me just say right from the start, Lourdes LOVES kindergarten!!! Seriously, I believe she has been waiting for this moment in her life for a long (ok…I know she is just four) time. She feels like such the big girl, being able to do things she sees her big sister do. I have been […]

Yesterday I shared what Lela, my 5th grade beauty is learning. Today I am sharing what my super sweet 2nd grader, Niara is learning. For starters, Niara is very excited to be a 2nd grader. She thinks it is way cool. We begin every morning with copy work. This year Niara is copying the Book […]

Our school year is off and moving fast! This year, I decided to take the advice of a former homeschooling mom and ‘live through‘ my plan before I commit to it. That has been some of the best advice I have ever received (and I now apply it to all things–not just homeschooling). That is another […]

It has been a great week! This was our 2nd week of school and I think I have finally ((almost…maybe…prayfully) adjusted to waking up at 6am. It was rough ya’ll, I am not even going to try to tell you anything else other than it was H.A.R.D. But waking up in the morning, before the […]

Our official first day of school is August 24th, just hours away now. We all have been enjoying the much needed break from all the books and regular school year activities. Our mornings have been much more relaxed these days. I have enjoyed waking up to a bed full of smiling and giggling girls—and simply hanging […]

  It is that time of year that I focus on the next school year. After many, many months of going through book selections, I have finally finalized Princess Bella’s 4th grade reading list.  I so enjoy selecting books for her because she, like her momma, is a book lover! Here are the books we […]