Monthly Archives: May 2016

Ever feel like you need a vacation after your vacation? Isn’t the purpose of a vacation to rest and relax and have fun with your family? Instead, we often wind up more stressed and exhausted from trying to cram in more than is humanly (or financially) possible! In fact, more often than not,  just the thought of preparing for a family vacation Continue Reading →

I’m a researcher at heart, but it wasn’t until mommy-mode kicked in that the researcher in me first surfaced. From breastfeeding to home births to child rearing. Homeschooling was just the next logical step for our family. So, what was the first thing I did when considering homeschooling? Yep! Research! And, to my delight, it wasn’t long before Continue Reading →

Last summer, my husband and I decided to buy a German Shepherd puppy. Now, we’ve had puppies in the past and even German Shepherd puppies, so no big deal, right? WRONG! Max has proven himself to be a whole new ballgame! Don’t let appearances deceive you, either. This little chap is no angel. The moment we Continue Reading →

“All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.” – George Washington  We tend to think of a homeschool education as a relatively new phenomenon, but in reality it is the publicly educated who are the new kids Continue Reading →

Many of us are already getting excited about planning the coming school year. We will consider the needs of each of our children, what worked, what didn’t, what improvements need to be made, and how we will do it all without breaking the bank! After seventeen years of homeschooling, I can confidentially say I’m an expert at homeschooling Continue Reading →

We’d like to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to our favorite moms…Homeschool Moms! We hope you have been truly blessed and pampered by your families today. For all you do, you certainly deserve it! But, just for fun, we thought we’d share a little Mother’s Day trivia with you. Did you know… Anna Marie Jarvis, Continue Reading →