Must-Read Infant & Toddler Booklist

A few months ago, my very pregnant friend asked me for book recommendations to start her baby’s library. Little did she know, I had already started putting together an infant and toddler booklist for you fine people so I was able to answer her request right away. I imagine my friend reached out to me because, well, I…

Must-Read Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Classic literature. Living books. Classical Education. Charlotte Mason… If any of these phrases describe your homeschooling experience, you will inevitably come face to face with a very old, very large book containing the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen. If you are committed to reading unabridged literature (and Charlotte Mason would want you to be…ahem…;)) then…

Silent Reading for Early Elementary

When I was in sixth grade, my favorite time of day was silent reading. I was always an avid reader and there was something so tranquil about an entire classroom of rowdy kids falling hush for half an hour while I poured into a book. Sounds pleasant, doesn’t it? Now imagine this is your house. One reality of…

Kid of the Week: The Parenting Tip that Simplified Life

Every now and then something happens that makes a lot of areas in your life click. Like all moms who have multiple children, I struggle with guilt over everyone getting…enough. Enough attention, enough responsibility, enough time. And then I had a phone call with the mother of one of my very best friends concerning a different issue entirely…

Are You Missing Something Crucial in Your Homeschool?: A Look at Family Time Fitness & a Giveaway

I received a complimentary year of Family Time Fitness Fitness 4 HomeschoolTM in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Please read my disclaimer in the footer for more information. I am not exactly what you would call…athletic. It’s not that I don’t want to be – I would love to be that person who…

Curriculum: A Few of Our Favorite Things

We have been homeschooling on and off for about five years now and although I love to search the Internet for a new curriculum, I have definitely settled on a few favorites. These are my go-to curriculums when I am planning our year or refining our term; I am pretty sure when it comes to certain subjects we are…