Your Kids Can Cook?! (yes, and here’s how to teach them!)

Your kids can cook? I hear this question all the time from exasperated moms who are looking for just a bit of relief. Meals are never-ending in a family, and they are also one of the most mundane things we as moms need to handle. "Your kids can cook?" people ask. And I tell them, yes they … [Read more...]

The Five Most Popular Posts This Week 12/11

It has been a fun and BUSY week for me in everything including my home here. There has been lots of exciting things going on here and on social media, and these are the things that have been keeping readers busy as the most popular posts this week! The Ultimate List of Games Every Family Must … [Read more...]

Give Your Child a Head Start in Learning

*Learning Resources provided me with the Robot Mouse Coding Code & Go Activity for review, all opinions expresses are my own. It’s no secret that a large part of my day is spent in the world of technology, which is why I am so excited to have kids who are getting involved in the exciting world … [Read more...]

20 Unforgettable Holiday Traditions Your Family Will Love

Traditions within a family are always so much fun, but I think there is something so special about them during the Christmas holiday season. Here are 20 amazing traditions that your family will absolutely love. Over the years we have come to embrace new traditions while still holding fast to some … [Read more...]

The Best Thanksgiving Resource EVER!

I cannot believe that in two weeks, Thanksgiving will be over and we'll be on to all things Christmas. Thanksgiving seems like the forgotten holiday, which is perhaps what makes it my favorite holiday. It could also be because I am a history buff. I love the history behind Thanksgiving. (this … [Read more...]

The Five Most Popular Posts This Week 11/6

It has been a fun and BUSY week for me in everything including my home here. There has been lots of exciting things going on here and on social media, and these are the things that have been keeping readers busy as the most popular posts this week! Why You Want to Teach Your Kids to Cook How … [Read more...]

Why You Want to Teach Your Kids to Cook

Wednesdays are my crazy busy day with driving kids all over the place. My day of driving literally starts at 7:50 in the morning and finally finishes at 8:45 at night having made 18 (yes, 18!) trips in and out of my car. I totally wish I was kidding. Meals are always a challenge to manage as … [Read more...]

Five Things I Love This Week 10/30

I have been posting five things that I have loved each week for a while, and it is something that I love doing. It forces me to slow down and take notice of things along the way each week, and I always find that I have trouble narrowing it down to just five things. If you have never tried this … [Read more...]

It’s a Contest – and YOU Can Win! ENDS TONIGHT!!!!

Who doesn’t love a contest, right? Especially when you can win something that is life-changing! I am all about contests, and as an overachiever, I often come out on top when I play along ;) I have just laid out my roadmap for this very blog for the next year, and there are so many exciting places … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Follow When Choosing Homeschool Curriculum

So, you’ve made the decision to homeschool, but choosing homeschool curriculum seems huge. I've got five easy steps to help you along with choosing which homeschool curriculum is right for you! Perhaps you have done some reading on different curriculums and methods. You have talked to people who … [Read more...]

Bring Astronomy to Life!!!

If you have never heard me mention about how much my older kids love astronomy, then let me tell you today - my kids love astronomy! My older got a telescope for Christmas three years ago, which really opened the door to us all learning to love astronomy. There is something so calming and … [Read more...]

Captivating Reads For Tween Boys

Isn't it great when our kids love to read? The hard part can come in choosing what they are to read. I find this especially challenging when it comes to deciding what tween/teen boys should be reading. Maybe it's because I was a tween/teen girl, but I find choosing books for my girls to read to … [Read more...]

Homeschooling: Resources We Love – SOS

 Switched on Schoolhouse is created by Alpha Omega, which is a huge name in homeschooling. This program starts in the third grade, and it continues through high school. This program is so easy to use, and it has been a true blessing in our homeschool life. I haven't found anything about the program … [Read more...]

Homeschooling: Resources We Love: History and Science

History and science are some of the most fun parts of homeschooling. When it comes to these two subjects, here are some of the resources we love. With so many resources out there, how do you know what to choose? Hopefully I can help sort it out a bit. ( this post may contain affiliate links. If … [Read more...]

Curriculum We Love – Math

Math skills are obviously a useful skill set to master, and I love that homeschooling means that we can make sure that our kids really understand math. Finding a homeschool math program doesn't have to stress you out, however. I'm not sure I ever really understood math as a student, so if you … [Read more...]