Category Archives: Parenting

Curriculum Adjustments

Every so often, you just need to take a step back and look at what you’re doing. Is the curriculum you chose still working? Are the kids learning? Is it enjoyable yet challenging enough? And let’s not forget something else … Continue reading

Voting Lessons

Like most of the country, I sat and watched the election results on pins and needles. My son couldn’t have cared less and was happily snoring away in bed. But I did expose him to the election process in ways … Continue reading

Visual Reminders


Every kid can do with some visual reminders of things, if you have the room on your walls and feel like having it up. We actually have a spot on our living room wall where we have an alphabet caterpillar … Continue reading

Talking to a Preschooler about God

How do you go about talking to a preschooler about God? I want him to have faith but I want him to have tolerance. So as we discuss religion, we talk about how other people believe other things and that’s … Continue reading

Long time, no see. Merry Christmas!

So it’s been an incredibly long time since I’ve updated here. All kinds of things have happened since August. A family member’s severe illness, husband becoming self-employed, car issues, you name it. Quite frankly, it’s been a nightmare. And let’s … Continue reading

Scheduling – Homeschool Necessity

Scheduling. It’s the bane of my existence. Which usually means it’s exactly what I need to be doing. I’m not organized, except for a very few things. Certain things are totally organized, like my spice cabinet or my pots and … Continue reading

Why do preschool at home?

My little boy loves to learn. He loves to be read to and to pretend to read. He enjoys helping around the house. He likes to pretend to cook and to help as much as possible when his father or … Continue reading