After you’ve spent time understanding and deciding which METHOD or STYLE of homeschooling would be the best fit for your family, you’ll need to choose curriculum. Please DO NOT SKIP learning about methods and styles, because your teaching/learning approach will absolutely affect your curriculum choices. This link helps explain the varied methods. Watch for a... Continue Reading →
The 2019/2020 school year was our first full year homeschooling. We had no idea how that decision would prepare us for the 2020 spring school closures. We pulled our children from public school with a middle-schooler, an elementary student, and preschoolers. We’re still figuring this homeschooling gig out but wanted to share some important things... Continue Reading →
*A different tone than my usual posts. I always try to write with humility. Today I’m just struggling to breathe while I miss my sweet Sadie Rose and I’m weary of having to defend/explain why. As ALWAYS, love to my grieving families with ANY age/reason/type of loss. And with special sympathy to a local family... Continue Reading →
Our February 2020 Hawaii trip feels surreal. Sometimes I wonder if it really happened. Upon our return, COVID-19 erupted stateside and our lives were caught up in a different whirlwind. All the pictures and posts I’d planned to share were suppressed by concerns of the virus and stay-at-home orders. Our children needed significant nurturing and... Continue Reading →
We are starting a new category of recipes on our page titled Dad Chef. Lee has recently been making lots of delicious meals, simply by following recipes. We want you to know that cooking doesn’t have to be stressful or difficult. Try some of these recipes out and let us know what you think! Old... Continue Reading →
DISCLAIMER: I received a FREE PRODUCT OR SERVICE in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own and not influenced by the company or individual, and/or its affiliates, nor was I compensated in any other way. I set up the story of how/why we met Mrs. Lindy before going... Continue Reading →
Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product through the HOMESCHOOL REVIEW CREW in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. Preborn Prodigy sent us three CDs for review through the Homeschool Review Crew: Prayers and Blessings for the... Continue Reading →
Here’s a game sacrilegiously titled, Mennonite Manners. You will need a piece of paper for each player, a pair of dice, and one pen.
I’m evaluating my own patterns of rest. Here’s the link to an article I wrote for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine about the Productivity of Rest.
We had a whirlwind several weeks following the death of my aunt in a date nearly a thousand miles from us. The children and I joined other family to make the trip to Missouri, the state of my birth. You’ll see more about the trip in an upcoming post, but for now, here’s some snapshots... Continue Reading →