Many of my educational philosophies are secular, and especially on this blog, I share learning ideas that would work for people of all faiths. But it is true that I chose to homeschool initially because God asked me too! Today I’m blogging on All Done Monkey for her Parenting and Faith series. Here’s how I start […]
Archives for July 2014
It is the first blogging anniversary of Makeovers and Motherhood, and she celebrated with a cash giveaway, plus a list of ideas for making our homes happier! She has teamed up with blogging friends to share their tips for 365 days to a happier home. My tip relates to making our house a home by […]
What better way to learn about pioneers than by reading a bunch of books about the pioneers? After our covered wagon craft, Strawberry has been excited to read books about covered wagons. Raisin has also learned a lot from these picture books about covered wagon pioneers.
Today I get to share a fun pioneer covered wagon craft at my friend Kim’s blog! When I think of Life Over C’s, I think of hands-on learning. I decided we’d share how we made a covered wagon with her readers. Click over to see how I put together the milk carton covered wagon.
As we learn about the pioneers of history, I decided to focus on a different kinds of pioneers in our family histories today. As we do personal family history research, we find fascinating stories of pioneering. Merriam-Webster defines pioneer as follows: : a person who helps create or develop new ideas, methods, etc. : someone who […]
For Book Talk Tuesday, I want to share about a book I’m reading with my six-year-old son: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. I love this book, so I am delighted to revisit it with my child this time around! While I realize some of it is a bit above my son’s understanding, in general, I’ve […]
It’s never easy to get a my resistant child to practice speaking in a foreign language, so one thing I like to do is move Spanish-language speaking into our familiar, daily use with getting in the habit of using certain words and phrases. Learning to pray in Spanish is one way we can put that practice into our […]
As a stay-at-home mom, I sometimes get a bit stir-crazy only having conversations with my six-year-old and toddler. It’s good to have an outlet, and I’ve really enjoyed how Twitter, Facebook, and now Pinterest and Google+ keep me connected to others in similar situations. In addition, I’ve found these to be powerful social media platforms […]
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