A Mother’s Love

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”
– Agatha Christie

Craft Stick Owl Craft

Our craft today is a cute craft stick owl. Both of my kids thought this was very fun to make! (more…)

Saving Money on Homeschool Supplies with the Dollar Store

Buying homeschooling supplies can get costly. Just take a trip to your local teacher supply store and you’ll learn that basic supplies can be a bit over priced. You can find saving on many of these items from your local Dollar Store. By Dollar Store, I’m referring to stores where items cost 1 dollar or less. Here are the items worth purchasing at the Dollar Store and some to avoid. (more…)

A Look Into Our Homeschool Day: Kindergarten, 2nd grade, and Toddler

Every homeschool is different. Some start school in the morning, others in the afternoon. Some are structured while others are relaxed. I thought I would share how our homeschool day generally goes with a Kindergartner, 2nd grader, and a 1-year-old. (more…)


“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their
– Nikos Kazantzakis

5 Reasons You Are Your Child’s Best Teacher

When making the decision to homeschool your child self-doubt is a common fear most parents are faced with. You may be thinking, I don’t have a teaching degree. I’m not patient enough. Where do I start? What if I fail and my kids fall behind? These feelings are completely normal and I want to assure you that you CAN teach your child and be successful in doing so! You are your child’s best teacher and here is why. (more…)

Spring Fork Flower Craft

Since it is spring and we have been reading The Secret Garden I decided to do a cute flower craft with the kids today. (more…)

5 Ways the Library Can be a Resource for Homeschooling Families

The public library is an amazing tool for homeschooling families. Homeschooling is becoming so popular that many libraries have programs and resources for them. I spend a lot of time there and my kids love going there too. Here are the top 5 ways I utilize my public library for homeschooling. (more…)

The Homemaker

The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is to support the ultimate career. -C.S. Lewis

My Top Homeschool Curriculum Picks

Curriculum is one of the most stressful parts of homeschooling. You may be asking yourself, Where should I start? Which one should I get? What if I buy it and it doesn’t work out? Can I use it for more than one grade level? I have asked all of these questions and had times where curriculum didn’t meet expectations, required supplementation, and wasn’t usable. Through trial and error I’ve found some excellent curriculum that I really love and I’m excited to share them with you. (more…)