You TOO can Homeschool!

Are you wondering if homeschooling is right for your family? Are you ready to be motivated and EXCITED about homeschooling? Have you spent hours of time trying to decide on the right curriculum? Get ready to be filled with all the tips and tricks for homeschooling!...

Advent Morning Time 2020

It’s the most wonderful Time of the Year!   Did you just sing that along with me? I drive my children crazy bursting into random songs. I love the holidays.  Food, family, smells, traditions…. Since we started homeschooling ten years ago, we’ve had a special...
Wild + Free Book Review

Wild + Free Book Review

I love to read. Love, love, LOVE to read. I love ALL types of books – self-care, cookbooks, histories, mysteries, sci-fi… and I am FINALLY reading through Harry Potter! It took having surgery to force me to sit and finally read it.   Books are KEY to just...

Sanity is KEY in home education

“Sanity is key in home education. The more you subdivide your energies between children, the more difficult it is to homeschool. The whole project quickly goes from inspiring to overwhelming.”   ~ Julie Bogart   One of my favorite homeschool encouragers is Julie...

How we start our morning

Because of the COVID Quarantine and everyone now schooling at home, I thought I’d share a little about our usual homeschool day to see if it will help bring structure to your day! As I have studied homeschool families over the years, I have seen that different...

Top Hints for Homeschooling

Top Hints for Homeschooling Homeschooling is hard!  Especially now that most of you have been thrust into it due to the COVID quarantine.     Here are some helpful hints I’d like to share as a mom who has homeschooled from preschool to highschool....

Afraid to Homeschool?

Afraid to Homeschool? We got a new puppy at the end of June.  He is precious but a bundle of energy so he gets walked several times a day… As we walk, I listen to podcasts, actually anytime I am alone, I listen to podcasts!  Through the COVID...

How to Find Locally Grown Foods

Whew!  I am worn out!  Today is Tuesday – my farm delivery day.  I picked up a butchered beef, divided it up into fourths (that is a frozen workout!), and delivered half of it to a customer.  I also went to my friend, Farmer John, where I loaded up on veggies...

10 Benefits of the 4H community

Top 10 Benefits from involvement in the 4 H community For someone on the ASD spectrum – help to work harder, provide social events, get over being messy Self confidence – not afraid to try new and hard things Community of individuals who put forth effort...

Why I love 4H

Why I LOVE 4H We finished our county fair last month.  It is the craziest and hardest and most fun weeks out of our entire year! Because we have several species of animals, we actually live there in the RV campgound.  We wouldn’t do it any other way!  ...