The Homeschooling Dads Talk about Digital Distractions in their Homeschool

        As I was perusing the #homeschoollinkup I saw the most interesting post, that I would like to talk about today.  It was interesting in a number of ways.  First, it made me think about how we use technology in our homeschool (which we don’t much, except for ebooks).  Also we really Read the full article…

Call For Submissions – June 2013 Homeschool Blogging Carnival

Welcome to the Homeschool Blogging Carnival.  Unschooling Momma and I are really excited about hosting this event.  We both feel passionately about  homeschooling and are looking to generate a community so that we can support each other – as well as support others who are interested in learning more about homeschooling. I think homeschooling is Read the full article…

Homeschool at The Squishable Baby – Week 5 – Link Up

Can you believe it’s Thursday already? Man, time goes faster and faster – the older  I get. This has been a so-so week.  I have lacked energy and motivation – but we have plugged along. I thought I would add a link up – so that you could add your homeschooling posts.  It doesn’t matter Read the full article…

Homeschool and Socialization

Today I am honored to be over at Unschooling Mommas site where I am talking about Homeschooling How To’s. Since I love to talk homeschooling – I wanted to create a sister post on homeschooling and socialization. I remember meeting someone two years ago (roughly).  They had kids. They commented…Wow, I can’t believe that your Read the full article…

Homeschool at The Squishable Baby – Week 3

I can’t believe it’s Thursday already.  Where does the time go?  It feels like life is going faster and faster. It’s scary. Homeschool is so much fun.  I’m a fun and dynamic teacher, aren’t I? Oi vey! Math We worked on parallel lines.  We worked on identifying parallel lines.  For example, E, M and Z Read the full article…

Encouragement and Understanding Breed Success

Welcome to the April 2013 Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival: Peaceful Parenting Applied This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Authentic” Parenting Blog Carnival hosted by Authentic” Parenting and Living” Peacefully with Children. This month our participants have written about authenticity through self-expression. We hope you enjoy this month’s posts and consider joining us Read the full article…

Teaching My Children About Faith – The Great Plan of Happiness – A Book Review

It’s Thursday, and in Today’s installment of Our Love For Books Series, I’m working with Leanna at All Done Monkey.  I love Leanna and that she challenges and inspires me in very positive ways! This post was created as part of the upcoming Kids Learn About Faith series, to be published on InCultureParent later this Read the full article…

Love of Books Week – Reading of Diary of a Wimpy Kid Cabin Fever

Here is our first video installment of our love for books week! Today, my 8 year old, Hadyn, is reading an excerpt from Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Cabin Fever.   Hadyn inherited his love for books from his Dad.  I began teaching Hadyn to read and write when he was 5.5.  By the Read the full article…

Happiness is_____? Life

  It’s been very dreary here.  It’s been cloudy, cold, windy, rainy/snowy.. .and just blah.  Over the past few days, I have been soul searching in what makes me happy.  It’s kind of hard to find happiness when you just feel cold and blah, you know? So, when I couldn’t come up with anything – Read the full article…

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow! Or Not

Good morning friends!  What a beautiful day! I laid in the bed thinking that we had homeschool co-op classes for Hadyn today.  Oh joy!  Ava, Grayson and I get to sit in the car – in the freezing cold – for 4 hours while Hadyn attends band and classes. So, I got up, looked out Read the full article…