Upcycled Toddler Activity: Feed the ABC Monster

I am becoming more creative at noticing ways to use items destined for the trash as learning tools and games in our homeschool. One rescue from the garbage was

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Homeschooling Kindergarten

It is time to start thinking about Back to School. For those of us who homeschool it is actually back to homeschool time! Are you getting overwhelmed at

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Preschool at Home for 2016-2017 (with a Baby Underfoot)

It was a difficult decision to not do a community preschool again. Strawberry thrived in preschool last year. She loved her teachers. She loved the people. She loved

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Homeschool Curriculum Choices for Fourth Grade for 2016-2017

It’s that time of year again: time to examine what homeschool curriculum choices we have for fourth grade for 2016-2017. In our busy house, self-directed learning is paramount!

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Homeschool Curriculum 3rd Grade Plans for 2015-2016

As much as we have loved having a summer break with no required school work, it is definitely time to start planning for the new year. Since I’m

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Second Grade Curricula

It’s hard to believe, but I’m ready to share my curricula for my son’s grade year. My daughter, at age 2, is going to be enjoying learning too,

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Inspiration Sunday: Irrigate Deserts

The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts. –C.S. Lewis image credit

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Week in Review: Mom-School

My son has found a way for us to enjoy school even more: Mom School. As we do his school during the week, he curates ideas of things

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Can I Homeschool Even Though I’m Not An Expert?

I have been feeling discouraged this week as I read about theories in education on subjects such as learning to read, how to incorporate play into education, better

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Inspiration Sunday

Thank you to teachers everywhere! From Rebecca Reid | Line upon Line Learning

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Ten Homeschool Learning Tools I Love

This week I thought I’d begin joining in with Top Ten Tuesday at Many Little Blessings. But Tuesday has passed and I did not finish this post, so

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Daily Learning: Why I Started a Homeschool Blog

Hello? Anyone there? It feels a bit strange to start out on a new blog. But starting a homeschool blog is exciting! Blogging regularly provides a great reminder

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