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4 Reasons To Have A 4 Day Homeschool Week With Sonlight

One of the best things we have done to have a more restful homeschool is to have a 4 day homeschool week. Some people hear that and think I am crazy, they ask, how do you get through enough work? Well we homeschool, we make our own rules! Who said schooling has to be done… Continue reading 4 Reasons To Have A 4 Day Homeschool Week With Sonlight

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Homeschool Planet Review: Schedule Help for a Relaxed Homeschool Mom

This is a sponsored post by Homeschool Buyers Co-op. I received the product for free and was compensated for my time. All opinions are honest and I was not required to post a positive review. You can read my disclosure policy here. Previous school years I didn’t think I needed an online planner like Homeschool… Continue reading Homeschool Planet Review: Schedule Help for a Relaxed Homeschool Mom

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Sunday Rest For Moms: Finding Spiritual Rest on the Sabbath

Sunday isn’t a rest day for Mothers, especially those with young children. Let’s get real, most Sunday mornings getting to church is an ordeal in and of itself. I wake up early to start getting myself ready, my husband is a huge help with breakfast but we have four children, it takes a team effort… Continue reading Sunday Rest For Moms: Finding Spiritual Rest on the Sabbath

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Apologia Who Is God? Giving Our Children A Solid Foundation

  You can read my disclosure policy here. Last year I decided to take a different direction from our usual homeschool bible routine. I was soon to be teaching three young kids the following school year so I needed to simplify. My goal was to find something I could use with the three of them… Continue reading Apologia Who Is God? Giving Our Children A Solid Foundation

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Our Year Of Apologia: Learning Science Together(Even Mom)

(The following post contains affiliate links, you can read a full disclosure here.) Science has never been my forte as either student or teacher. After my first few years teaching very young children I never worried too much about my lack of interest in science, however last year I knew it was time to step up… Continue reading Our Year Of Apologia: Learning Science Together(Even Mom)

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Tidal Rest: Finding Rest In The Phase You’re In

Rest was my word for the year, however if I were to judge myself on progress, I am failing at this rest business pretty badly. I knew it wouldn’t be easy. Sure I have read books about rest, taken a few naps, and stressed over not resting on the Sabbath, but overall not getting anywhere solid. Since March this Mama… Continue reading Tidal Rest: Finding Rest In The Phase You’re In

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Sonlight Tote Bag & Summer Readers Giveaway!

All school year we polish off book after book of quality literature with Sonlight Curriculum. These books become adored treasures but we look forward equally as much to the unplanned books we snatch off library shelves during the Summer. The kids love the extra time to read all sunny afternoon long and the older they… Continue reading Sonlight Tote Bag & Summer Readers Giveaway!

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A Rescue Plan For A Rough Mother’s Day

Maybe you’ve had a rough Mother’s Day. Forgotten. Overlooked. Rejected. Pained. Hurt. I’ve had many of those too, the hard ones that leave you breathless as you swallow the pain of it down hard and toughen your way through the way Mamas do. Unkind words spoken by unkind hearts directly to the core of your… Continue reading A Rescue Plan For A Rough Mother’s Day

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Finishing Strong: Ending Your Homeschool Year With Dignity

I get the struggle, by the beginning of May you are counting down every day until the last day of school. Honestly, I love teaching school but do you know what I love as well? Leisurely nature walks stopping to look over every fungi, flower and butterfly. Reading for the sheer joy of enjoying a story of choice on… Continue reading Finishing Strong: Ending Your Homeschool Year With Dignity