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Why We Love Apologia for Elementary Science

I wish there was such a thing as the homeschool curriculum – you know, the one that is the perfect fit for your family–a curriculum that checks off every. single. box of your must-haves and must-bes when it comes to curriculum.  Even though I know the perfect curriculum doesn’t exist, I still stress myself out and waste spend way too much time … {Read More}

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #17

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

Subway Art Printables

4 FREE Subway Art Printables for Large Families

*This post uses affiliate links. I love to put up inspirational quotes, sayings, or Bible verses around my home. They are just great visual reminders to see throughout the daily grind of cooking, cleaning, teaching, and mothering. Little doses of encouragement scattered about so that as I'm picking up another toy, washing another load of … {Read More}

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Apologia Featured

Why We Love Apologia for Elementary Science

I wish there was such a thing as the homeschool curriculum – you know, the one that is the perfect fit for your family–a curriculum that checks off every. single. box of your must-haves and must-bes when it comes to curriculum.  Even though I know the perfect curriculum doesn’t exist, I still stress myself out and waste spend way too much time … {Read More...}

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Storytime

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – Story Time Activities

This is the last Story Time post, and we are finishing it off with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. January Story Time - Chicka Chicka Boom Boom February Story Time – The Snowy Day March Story Time – Green Eggs and Ham April Story Time – Planting a Rainbow May Story Time – The Very Hungry Caterpillar June Story Time – Blueberries … {Read More...}

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Teach Money Management with CASHFLOW

Thank you to RichDad for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to be financially savvy with CASHFLOW! All opinions are my own. I try to make our homeschool fun!  Whenever I can, I try to incorporate games, field trips, movies, crafts, music, ...... anything I know my kids will enjoy that will make the learning experience more fun, … {Read More...}

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Tips for Homeschooling During a Move

We recently made a big move from New York to Texas (maybe you followed along with our road trip to Texas on Instagram).  During the moving process I wanted to keep homeschooling as much and as best as I could, so I a made some changes to our typical schooling routine. Since our house and lives would pretty much be in limbo for about 3 months … {Read More...}

A Serious Education

A Serious Education….. Does NOT Have to Be Serious!

  Sounds crazy doesn't it?  A serious education without being serious?  Isn't a serious education sitting at a desk all day with a straight look on your child's face as they work through all their recommended curriculum (and carefully planned out) from The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third … {Read More...}

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6 Simple Ways to Serve Others

So many children don't have parents. Sometimes parents lose their babies, too. Plus job loss, marital struggles, sickness... the list goes on. Sometimes just thinking about all of these sorrows can weigh us down enough to make us feel exhausted, nearly paralyzed with the weight of needs we know we can never fully meet. But you … {Read More}

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Boxing Day: 9 Ways to Love and Serve Others

Did you know that the day after Christmas is actually a holiday in many countries? It's called Boxing Day!  While not a religious holiday, historically it's a day to remember servants, employees, and those less fortunate. Gifts were collected and given to the needy and those in positions of service. The exact origins are unclear, but … {Read More}

Finding Alone Time with Your Husband

Finding Alone Time with Your Husband When You Have a Large Family

Alone time. It's that elusive thing that I hear so many other couples talk about enjoying with one another on a regular basis. This precious gem of time that includes only a husband and wife sounds so wonderful but with four children under the age of 8 running about all day, a tight budget that doesn't allow for babysitters, and a work schedule … {Read More}

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #17

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

Subway Art Printables

4 FREE Subway Art Printables for Large Families

*This post uses affiliate links. I love to put up inspirational quotes, sayings, or Bible verses around my home. They are just great visual reminders to see throughout the daily grind of cooking, cleaning, teaching, and mothering. Little doses of encouragement scattered about so that as I'm picking up another toy, washing another load of … {Read More}

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Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up #16

Welcome to the Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up! We are so glad you are here.  We hope you will join us each Monday at 9am EST to link-up, hop around, encourage others, and be encouraged. The Mom 2 Mom Monday Link-Up is built on the foundation of 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you … {Read More}

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