By this time of year, my thoughts turn to fun things we can do as winter gives way to spring and a new season begins. And what says "spring" more that a backyard full of singing birds. Here is a simple, kid friendly DIY bird feeder craft that you can make to encourage your neighbourhood's feathered friends to come for a visit and a few more ideas to expand the learning fun. First, gather … [Read more...] about This Craft is for the Birds!
I wish I could sit down with each of you and hear the story behind why you have decided to homeschool or not. Based on the many homeschooling friends and families I know, these are some common reasons for homeschooling: Religion ( i.e. the desire to provide the children with a strong religious component in their regular education) Finances Convenience Lack of other good schooling options … [Read more...] about 6 Educational Benefits of Homeschooling
My sweet girl takes after her momma. She loves all things crafty! Whether she's finger-knitting or drawing or writing a book, she's always "doing." So, I'm always on the hunt for good how-to books for young crafters that we can use to foster her creative side. Here are a few that we've used or that we want to use in the near future: Rainbow Looms are all the craze right now with both boys and … [Read more...] about 10 How-To Books for Young Crafters
Easter is just around the corner! Why not help make school time a bit more festive by using these FREE Easter printable math pages? This eight page pack includes concepts such as addition, subtraction, counting, more or less, number words and more! Help your little one practice basic math while using these colorful FREE printables! Click here to download----->>Easter Kindergarten … [Read more...] about FREE Easter Printables: Kindergarten Math Pack!
Do you want to teach your children to memorize the Bible but are not sure where to start? Have you looked at curriculum and left wondering how it would work or if it would work? Let me introduce you to a great new curriculum that is designed to teach you to memorize entire books of the bible in a fun and easy way. It is called Bible Memorization Made Easy and is written and published by … [Read more...] about Bible Memorization Made Easy
Growing up we never really had family dinners. We would eat in shifts to fill our busy schedules. I would come in later than my brothers and my step-dad normally came in later than me. I don't remember many week night dinners that consisted of sitting around the table. Now that I am grown and have a family of my own, we make this a nightly event. Each night we sit around the table and have a … [Read more...] about Inspired Family Dinners and a Giveaway
I know, I know, it is February and most of you are suffering through yet another Polar Vortex storm. Just bear with me a minute! Spring is COMING! I promise. It is on it's way. To get you and your lesson plans ready, go grab this free fun pack that I created just for Marriage, Motherhood, and Missions. Visit HERE to get your pack today. … [Read more...] about Spring Fun Pack
I don't know about your children but mine LOVE Minecraft. N can sit and watch YouTube videos and then play the game for hours. He is quite good at it. Noticing my sons love of the game I looked and looked for printables and couldn't find them anywhere. So I decided to go on a search and create my own! You can grab vol. 1 here. Read below to find out how to get vol. 2! This pack … [Read more...] about Minecraft Story Starters
You guys know how much I love creating printables, right? Well I have teamed up with a dear friend and I am currently making monthly printable packs for her website. You can get them all for FREE each month!! I am starting this month with an adorable Valentines Day Fun Pack. It is perfect for elementary aged children who are able to work a bit more independently. Want to get … [Read more...] about Valentines Day Fun Pack for MMM
Have you heard of Write from History or Brookdale House? This week The Multi Taskin Mom is helping her get her books launched and out to the homeschool community! Here is more about them and then links to some great reviews of their products... The Write from History Series A Charlotte Mason Writing Curriculum: Teach Writing, History, and Style Students learn writing from models written by … [Read more...] about Write From History Review and Launch
As my children grow I find it harder and harder to keep the world from seeping in. It seems as if the world has forgotten what having respect is about and it shows in every venue. From the shows they watch to the crowds of people they are around they see disrespect for others almost daily. It is very important to me that my children be respectful others. This needs to start at home. … [Read more...] about Be Respectful – Inspired Wednesday
If you have been following along with the blog for any amount of time you know just how much S loves horses. The word obsessed comes a bit closer. When I was presented with the opportunity to review the My Little Pony: Party of One by Play Date Digital, I knew that the review I knew I had to go for it. About My Little Pony: Party of One My Little Pony: Party of One is an educational story app … [Read more...] about My Little Pony: Party of One Review
"I don't have the patience to homeschool my children" has to rank in the top 5 things that people say that annoy me. There is no homeschool mom that I know of (and I know a lot of them) who will stand up and say that each day they homeschool their child they keep their cool and never loose their patience. I imagine that if you take a poll of homeschooling moms they would each admit, albeit it … [Read more...] about I don’t have the patience to homeschool my children.
Do you want to get your children to help you around the house? Do they have chores they need to complete? Do you want to make your life just a bit easier? If you answered yes to any of those qustions then I have a solution for you! Download your FREE Printable Chore charts today. They come in 4 different themes. There is bound to be one to suit your child. Get your FREE Printable Chore … [Read more...] about Free Printable Chore Charts