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How to Homeschool with Little Ones: Part 2

In Part 1 I told you the key to homeschooling with little ones has to start with mindset. Today we’ll get more practical and focus in on those precious infants and toddlers. To be clear I am talking about kids age newborn – two, but this could seep into the early third year, as well. Disclaimer: I am…

How to Homeschool with Little Ones: Part 1

A few years ago, we were trying to decide if it was a good idea to add another little person to our family. Among other considerations was the aspect of our homeschool. We had a nice routine going – the boys were 5, 5, and 4 then and academic life was very simple. How would it be to be pregnant…

Must-Read Infant & Toddler Booklist

A few months ago, a friend asked me for book recommendations to start her baby’s library. I had already started putting together an infant and toddler booklist so I was able to answer her request right away. I imagine my friend reached out to me because, well, I’ve kind of been there, done that. Having four…

Summer Schedule & Curriculum 2016

Hot off the press…our summer schedule & curriculum! Just to be clear, this is what our best days look like – the day I persevere to have. That being said, many days do not actually go like this. I keep our daily routine up on our fridge for days I feel really frazzled and off, then I can…

How to Get Your Kids to Drink More Water…without Taking Away Their Favorite Beverages

Juice is kiddy crack. There, I said it. We made the fatal mistake of introducing juice to the twins when they were very young – probably under age 2. We diluted it, sure, but they got the taste. And that was enough. My husband and I made ourselves feel better about it by being sure to only purchase all natural…

How to *Finally* Organize Your Art Supplies

This is the follow-up post to my temporary moment of insanity that actually turned out pretty well. You can read The Homeschool Season Itch here. 🙂 So I got everything put together nicely, rotated the kitchen table and rearranged the workboxes. I organized the shelves with games, manipulatives, books and puzzles, but my largest accomplishment was concerning the art supplies…

Can Honest Company Diapers Survive the Stomach Bug?

We love cloth diapering.  I think Little Miss is so darling walking around in her boldly colored Flip covers. But there are some times that we’d rather not use cloth and we use Honest Company diapers instead. Like when we’re driving from Alabama to Michigan to see family. Or when we’re on a local…