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June is one of our busiest months of the year.  We host VBS at our church, summer musical practices, several trips up to Camp Perkins, butchering animals, baseball/softball, and the list goes on. Summer does not provide rest for this homeschooling mama.  But...

Top 10 reasons I love Sonlight Curriculum

We have completed our 7th year of homeschooling.  Feels like forever AND also like we just started.  How does that happen? When I was preparing to take the plunge, several experienced and wise women recommended Sonlight curriculum.  Once you’ve...

Lazy Mom’s Way to Celebrate the Olympics

I don’t know if you know it, but I always feel like the Pinterest Fail mom.  You know the one I am talking about??  You plan for it to look like X and it looks like Y? My husband and I have always watched as much of the Olympics as we can.  Now that we homeschool, I...

Why Homeschooling?

We just finished out 6th year homeschooling!  I can’t believe it.  Other than being a wife and mom, I don’t think I’ve done anything that long!!  And guess what?  I still love it!  Each year is new and exciting to me.  I might enjoy it more than my kiddos!...

Seasons – Summer

Right now it is so very hot and humid (for Idaho! I’m from Texas so do know what humidity is!)  I am ready for summer to be over!  Start the fall weather, fall clothes, fall food, and fall activities.  But first must can the tomatoes! Do people ever ask you what is...