Holiday

Unique and Creative Christmas Gifts for Homeschoolers

I know it’s cheating, but I will often delay buying homeschool supplies and other necessities when I know that Christmas is just around the corner. Markers and paints, and paper, and glue make the best stocking stuffers! This year, however, we are already well-stocked with the usual art supplies and educational games, so I went on the […]

Simple Christmas Crafts with Popsicle Sticks

I love the Christmas holidays!  We tend to drop back to just the basics in our homeschool.  This gives us all a much-needed break and it allows us time for the many activities that come along with the holidays. In our home, we love anything that is creative, so I’ve started leaving out crafting supplies […]

How to Make Fabulous Cards with your Kids

I’ve officially how seen a wedding invitation on Facebook. Is this what the world is coming to?  I know I’m getting older and sometimes I don’t get the younger generation, but this was a bit much. So much of our communication is done by text and social media.  I can’t even deny that I’m a […]

The Halloween Aftermath

I know that I cannot be the only Mom that worries and stews about what to do in the Halloween aftermath.  As we’ve become much more aware of what we are eating and feeding our children, the thought of them downing buckets of candy on Halloween night absolutely horrifies me. My children are normally healthy and […]

Patriotic Firework Painting with a Fork

Happy 4th of July to all of our American Readers!  Our holiday plans were rained out and I was just coming off of a series of three 12 hour night shifts, so there wasn’t much activity going on at our house today.  Any time we are confined indoors, however, the children are always happy to […]

Essential Oils for Vacations

If you love essential oils as much as I do, I am willing to bet that you have a list of essential oils that you would never leave your home without.  I have a little case of oils that stays in my purse – it’s my little travel pack for everyday needs, emergencies and for […]