I love reading a wide variety of things from books to blogs and everything in between! Reading allows me the opportunity to meet myself in different ways and broadens what I think about the world around me. Most times when I have a moment of downtime, you will find me reading. Here is what I […]

Lourdes is learning how to read! I can remember vividly when her sisters were learning letter sounds, blend families and sounding out words. Such a magical time. This week we are focusing on sight words. Sight words, often also called high frequency sight words, are commonly used words that young children are encouraged to memorize as a whole by sight, […]

I love reading a wide variety of things from books to blogs and everything in between! Reading allows me the opportunity to meet myself in different ways and broadens what I think about the world around me. Most times when I have a moment of downtime, you will find me reading. Here is what I […]

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 […]

It is that time of year again where I organize binders and complete reports for our Portfolio Review. Now for those of you who live in a state or county that requires Portfolio Reviews you know exactly what I am talking about. For those homeschooling families that have no clue what a Portfolio Review is, […]

I love reading a wide variety of things from books to blogs and everything in between! Reading allows me the opportunity to meet myself in different ways and broadens what I think about the world around me. Most times when I have a moment of downtime, you will find me reading. Here is what I […]

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 […]