I am thrilled to introduce to you a book that several bloggers, including myself, have been working very hard on. My friend, Kristy from Little Natural Cottage is the brain behind this operation and will share with you what this book is about: One sultry day last summer, I sat down at my computer and opened a new Word document. For weeks, thoughts had been swirling in my head and … [Read more...] about Introducing Homeschooling Day By Day
The hubby has wanted to start raising chickens (again) for quite some time now. I have always been on board with this idea since I would love some fresh eggs but the means to have them just hasn't been there. Recently we were blessed with some scrap wood from a lumber yard. Hubby turned it into a chicken coop in a matter of days. This led to the purchase of 5 hens. After bringing … [Read more...] about Raising Chickens
If your children are like mine, they love animals. Sarah loves horses. Well, loves may not be the right word. It is more like obsessed. Nate, he is all about sharks. He is very interested in learning about them. I decided that since Shark Week starts on the Discovery Chanel on August 4 (which just happens to be my birthday) that I would plan some shark themed lessons. Of course I plan to share it … [Read more...] about Shark Week – Resources
We are raising chickens! It is quiet exciting. I decided that we should turn this into a learning experience for our children. (as I do with most things in life.) I have been busy looking for chicken themed resources and I have created a Chicken Color and Copy Work for you to download here for free. (see below) Make sure that you stop by our Pinterest Board that is all about chickens for … [Read more...] about Chicken Resources and a FREEBIE!
I wear many, many hats. Some days it seems as though I am working for everyone but my family. It is hard and very overwhelming. I am sure that you can relate. I wanted to share with you 5 things that I am doing to become a better mom. Watching the tone and the volume of my voice. - I am a yeller by nature. I don't like that about myself but it is true. I am working very hard to stop … [Read more...] about 5 Things I am doing to become a better mom
Are you like me and drool over those nice and neat organized classrooms that are all over the internet? I would love to have a space that was neat and organized. For now, I will console myself with these blog posts from my lovely friends on the Inspired Bloggers Network and try to implement their organization tips in my classroom. *maybe one day!! How to Keep Those Records Straight! … [Read more...] about Homeschool Organization Tips
Working from home and homeschooling my children means that I must have a schedule. It is imperative for me to be able to stay on task if I hope to accomplish anything. Here is a look at my day (or the way I hope for most days go): 6:30 - 8:00 a.m. - Wake up, dress, have coffee and my quiet time. This is my time to get ready for the day ahead and spend some time with The … [Read more...] about A Behind the Scenes Look
Life is funny. You can pray and pray for something and the answer comes completely out of left field. That is what happened to me. I have been praying for God to show me what to do to list my VA services as well as my homeschool blog and design services. Last night, while chatting with a friend, the answer was clear. It was as if God yelled at me. She called me The Multi Takin' Mom. … [Read more...] about Brand New