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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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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

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Homeschool Sick Days: 6 Ways To Keep Learning

  (This post contains affiliate links, you can read my full disclosure here!) Make all the Homeschool plans you want, the weeks of sickness will hunt you down faster than Liam Neeson in the latest Taken flick. You will find yourself standing in a room with littles slumped tired on couches, crayons stuck in every cushion, dirty… Continue reading Homeschool Sick Days: 6 Ways To Keep Learning

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The Day I Quit Homeschooling: And What We Learned

It happened over our Astronomy study, something about the lack of a magnetosphere on Mars did us in. Two kids not listening: One was daydreaming and the other was just defiant. A few glazed looks and grumpy attitudes later I was finished. I did not yell or put up a big scene, yes THAT kind of mad. Like that… Continue reading The Day I Quit Homeschooling: And What We Learned

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8 Reasons We Love Sonlight Curriculum

(The following post contains affiliate links, you can read a full disclosure here.) Growing up homeschooled in the prehistoric late 80’s entitled me to one disadvantage, I was the guinea pig in our homeschool family. This meant that as the oldest sibling, there was a lot of trial going on with curriculum. Most of the… Continue reading 8 Reasons We Love Sonlight Curriculum

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Beating the Winter Blues: SAD & The Homeschool Mom

Today I don’t want to be a Homeschool Mom. No seriously, I don’t. I wake up and the covers feel heavy as well as my heart. The warmth of my bed beckons like a cocoon to wrap myself in, until winter is over and I’m finally ready to emerge. Today I don’t want to be a… Continue reading Beating the Winter Blues: SAD & The Homeschool Mom