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)
"Who is mowing on a day like today?" I asked myself as I looked out my window to see my 90-year-old neighbor pushing her small lawn mower. The temps were close to 80 and definitely not ideal for her to be doing such a task. I took it upon myself to go next door and … Continue reading The Little Lady Next Door
A few years ago, I was at a homeschool co-op Christmas party. It was a beautiful time of laughter and friends. We had a table covered with a variety of tasty foods and dispensers full of hot cocoa and coffee close by to chase away the chilly evening. We were having our fill of laughter too. … Continue reading The Blessing Jar