Getting Ready For The New Year

Getting Ready For The New Year It’s that time of year again.  Time to start thinking of the up coming school year.  All the curriculum searching, planning and excitement starts right now! Just like anything in your life you should always begin with your why.  Why Do I Want To Homeschool?  Ask yourself this and I recommend writing it down.  Also, ask yourself this each and every year you begin homeschooling again.  Review these reasons.  Keep them in your heart. {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Learning Packs

Valentine’s Day Learning Packs Tater Tots & Kinder Kids Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!  Less than a week away! So, I’ve created two learning packs to help celebrate the day (Tater Tot and Kinder Kids)!  While working on your handwriting or cutting or numbers add in a little love!  Maybe even spend the afternoon just celebrating Valentine’s Day! Tater Tot Learning Pack   You can find these fun printables at: Educents Teachers Notebook Teachers Pay Teachers This Toddler/PreK {Read More}

10 Things I’ve Learned About Myself Through Homeschooling Girls

10 Things I’ve Learned About Myself While Homeschooling Girls For the next 10 Tuesday I am joining my friends and fellow bloggers in the iHomeschool Network 10 in 10 Series – Top 10 Lists!  Each week we will be covering one topic and sharing our top 10 answers.  Check out each of the iHomeschool Network bloggers on the 10 in 10 Series page.  This post does include some affiliate links.  I thank you for your continued support of our homeschool. {Read More}

Creating a Masterpiece – Lessons in Pencil: Sunflower

So you all know I don’t have no artistic bone in my body at all!  I am a jellyfish when it comes to art or anything crafty and creative.  So I love to review Art Courses because I truly have no idea what my girls learning styles may be in this area. Recently my little chix and I had the priveledge of using Lessons in Pencil: Sunflower from Creating a Masterpiece.  My oldest (Roo) is only 7yo so beginning with {Read More}

Knuckle Down – Study Time {Free} Printable

Knuckle Down – Time To Study Lately our homeschool has been a bit chaotic! Roo has been having a very difficult time focusing on her school work which started to make her fall a little behind.  Now this little Tatter Tot is most definitely the biggest reason her attention fades away from her school work. I admit she truly does make it difficult to focus at times – I mean look at her!  Hahaha!  She’s only 2yo so you have {Read More}

It’s Groundhog Day!

That’s right Groundhog Day is Saturday February 2!!!    I’ve created a couple of fun learning packs to help our get to know this fuzzy little marmot! You can find these fun printables at my shops on: CurrClick Teachers Notebook Teachers Pay Teachers A fun Groundhog Day learning pack for toddlers and preschoolers alike!  This pack includes: 2 pages of puzzles (four puzzles total) 2 pages of line practice 2 Do-a-Dot Art pages 2 Coloring Pages 1 – 10 Counting {Read More}

Becoming an Intentional Homeschoolin’ Mama – Play Time

Play Time – It’s Not Just for Kids Your school day is over and all the kiddos are off and playing.  Your mind starts churning about what project to begin first: the laundry, the days cleaning list, maybe a little blogging or returning phone calls – or even getting a jump start on dinner. Why not put all that on hold, get on the floor and play with your kids? I know.  I know.  But I have just way too {Read More}

Becoming an Intentional Homeschoolin’ Mama – Teaching & Support

Well obviously we are all teaching our children being that we are Homeschoolin’ Mama’s.  But are we truly being intentional about teaching our kiddos?  Or are we just going through the motions? I will admit that I have those days where I know that I am just going through the motions.  I’m sure we all do.  You know – your sick, having just the worst day ever and all you’re thinking is “Let’s just get this done!“ I look at {Read More}

Becoming an Intentional Homeschoolin Mama – Planning

Planning This just might be my all time favorite thing to do – planning!!!  Getting out all those pens, calendars, schedules and planning your day, month and year!  Woo Hoo!  Now that is an awesome time to me!  But some times the follow through is not as exciting to me.  So here are a few tools I use to keep me FOCUSED on my plans! Planning Your Homeschool Day I use a combination of things to schedule our homeschool days {Read More}

Becoming an Intentional Homeschoolin Mama – Time With God

So you want to become an Intentional Homeschoolin’ Mama, huh?  Well, then you need to start by becoming intentional about your time with God!  You can’t expect Him to bless your homeschool if you’re not spending time with Him can you? I truly believe this!  We always start our homeschool day by asking God to bless our day and show us what He wants us to learn and then dive into our Bible lessons.  I don’t see any other way {Read More}