Can We Really Talk About Homeschooling?

In January, I decided to homeschool my kids.Why are you laughing? Kinda trying to be serious over here. I really did. No, seriously.No, I didn’t bump my head. No, I’m not on drugs. And no, I don’t have a degree in education....more

A New Hammer in My Homeschool Toolbox

This post contains an affiliate link. I am writing this review in hopes of an extended free trial....more

La La Logic: A Preschool Curriculum Review

     This last month, we have been using an online preschool curriculum by La La Logic; today I get to review it for you. I am pretty excited about this one, as it was a hit with my little Princess who just started school at the beginning of this year. ...more

Science Experiment: Build a Working Archimedes' Screw!

 A perfect use for recycling two-liter plastic “soda” bottles!...more

Homeschooling is a Lifestyle Choice

We've been house hunting for over a year and finally a few months ago put our current home up for sale and one of the top selling points of our current home is the great location.We live walking distance to a Super Target as well as a ton of restaurants and other stores. We are also only 1/2 a mile from the local elementary school which is part of one of the best school zones in South Florida....more

ARTistic Pursuits: A Homeschool Curriculum Review

    I was recently invited to test out and review a great art curriculum by ARTistic Pursuits. They have an enormous selection for all different age ranges, but I settled on Early Elementary K-3: Book 2, Stories of Artists and Their Art. There’s just something exciting about reading stories of an artist....more

Learning like Mommy does

When I was little, I was one of those nerdy kids who really liked school. (Shocking, I know.) I loved my teachers, I liked to learn new things and I even played school on the weekends....more

First Start Reading: A Homeschool Curriculum Review

    I was recently given the opportunity to test out and review First Start Reading by Memoria Press . I got this program for my little Princess, who just turned 4 last month. In my huge package I received the following: First Start Reading: Phonics, Reading, & Printing Books A-D, and the teacher guide that covers all four workbooks....more

Over 50 Eggucational Activities using Plastic Easter Eggs

I have compiled a list of over 50 educational activities to do using plastic Easter eggs and classified them by age (babies through adult!)  There is something for everyone!  Not just for Easter- use them year round to reinforce essential learning skills!

Are We Raising Good Decision Makers?

When my son was younger, getting him to make any decision was like pulling teeth. Each morning I would ask him what he wanted for snack at school. Without fail, it would take him at least ten minutes to answer. After a while I stopped asking and he got whatever I chose. Now that he is in his tween years, the decisions he has to make are harder than figuring out if he wants an apple or orange for snack. I can’t be with him 24/7 and therefore I need to make sure that when he is faced with hard choices, such as standing up to a bully or walking away, he has the tools to do so....more