10 Things I Do Everyday {Guest Post}

To be here every day is to be filled with a certain kind of attitude that screams from the rooftops, “I’m grateful for another day to be awesome”…right? Not really actually, for many of us, waking up is another laborious chore, another day to simply “do yesterday all over again” but could it mean we…

3 Differences|Baby #1 and baby #4

When I was pregnant the first time, I read baby books, meticulously counted the days and weeks and knew how far along I was and how much time I had left every single time someone asked. I obsessed over baby stores and bought too many things. Fast forward 8 years to when my fourth child…

Whatever you do, find passion and whatever dreams you envision, believe in them.

Arts and Crafts| Weeks in Review

Mermaid Doll Making Kit This was one of our more special art projects this past week. I purchased this Mermaid  kit from Joann’s and it included everything needed to make the mermaid. Instructions were simple and easy to understand and we had fun making it. Transforming Ninja Star with post-it notes One of my sons…

Math Manipulatives

When you homeschool, there is a plethora of activities and gadgets that can be incorporated to aid the learning process, but it can get expensive and overwhelming…i’m going to list the ones we enjoy  and find the most useful. Math Dice For more information on the Math Dice, please check out my review here. Coin-u-lator…

Why I’m not one of those…

“The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us, its those who win battles we know nothing about.”

Zingo

This is a game which is well liked by my 3 year old. Perhaps its the spiffy little zinger, the bingo like cards, the feeling of playing a big kid board game or perhaps its a combination of all those plus the added confidence of actually learning. The version that we have is the “sight words” Zingo and…

Green Smoothie| Deliciousness

Whether its part of your weight loss regimen, a means of staying healthy, an easy meal alternative, an energy booster or just a part of your lifestyle; this green smoothie will satiate your thirst and hunger and eliminate your desire for sweets. After a weekend filled with more brownies than I want to want to…

Half-Empty?Absolutely not…

I lay there pretty exhausted after a long day of reading, math, religious studies, science, spelling, trampoline jumping and volleyball playing. I must have exclaimed at how tired I was and it only took a few seconds before I saw his little feet dart across the room, picking up the cover for his Lego table…

Arts and Crafts | Week in Review

One of the reasons I love sharing arts and crafts is because when I started homeschooling, one of the things my child who had gone to public school missed was the crafts they did. Needless to say, i make an ardent effort to ensure that they get their share of these activities.