My daughter really struggled to memorize her multiplication tables! One of the biggest factors that played in her struggle was...of all things...skip counting! She could skip count to a catchy tune like a pro but sit her down to a page of multiplication and she would take HOURS to finish it! "Why is that?", you … Continue reading 0-5 Multiplication Pages Giveaway!
Ahh.. the big yellow bus! For some parents, it is the end of summer and the beginning of FREEDOM. For most homeschool parents, it becomes a threat to remind their children about how good they have it at home. For me, sometimes it seems to be the answer to the tired worn out homeschooling momma … Continue reading The Big Yellow Bus
I have to admit that one of my favorite things in life is office supplies! Who doesn't love the smell of a brand new box of crayons? I sometimes have to hold back the urge to buy new art supplies on a yearly bases because let's be honest...I still have everything I need...from last year! … Continue reading 10 Things I Believe Every Homeschooling Momma Needs!
Did you know that children are not always naturals at certain things? It's true! We expect our children to be naturals at being kind, sharing, being tidy...etc, but in truth they are self serving. Its not a natural thing for our children to have all of the right tools that will guide them into being … Continue reading Be the Change that You Wish to See in Your Children.
Why is Art so Important? Art is hands down, my favorite subject. Art teaches us a lot about history and is always a fun way to approach other subjects. I don't know about yours, but my kids are visual learners. I have found this to be true for most children of this generation! Art is … Continue reading Cultivating a Love for Art
I have two stories to relay to you with this topic. One full of tears and one of ease. The first story begins something like this... I began homeschooling my daughter at the tender age of four (almost five). She was (and is) a very bright student, of course, being the first child, she excelled … Continue reading How young should you start homeschooling your kids?
Teaching a child to read can be very difficult for some and for others it is a walk in the park. I have two kids and both have taken very different roads in their reading journey. Here are six tips that I have found helpful in teaching both of my wonderful kiddos! Libraries are so … Continue reading Encouraging Young Readers
Kansas City is one of my favorite places to visit with my husband. We both love the city and all of the culture and beauty this vibrant city has to offer. Each year it is at the top of our list of places we would like to escape to in celebration of our anniversary. Whether … Continue reading Visiting Kansas City on a Dime.
I don't know about you but for me, it can be really hard to stay focused during my devotion time or for that fact, even starting it! I wake up and immediately my mind starts setting an agenda of all things that need to be done. I feel an urgency to get up and make … Continue reading Scripture Journaling
I was knee-high to a grasshopper when I first went to Silver Dollar City. I have many fun and fond memories that were created there! It was there, that my husband (boyfriend back then) bought me Dippin Dots on our first unofficial date and also there that both of my kids rode their first … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Visiting Silver Dollar City (part 1)