The Old Testament in Legos – The Brick Bible

Three weeks ago, when I came across this book in my favorite store in Dallas, Whole Earth Provision, I immediately decided to buy it. And, of course, my 9 year old, Lego Master of the Universe, has not put it down since. Click here to see it on Amazon. And how exciting to see that there […]

Finding The Perfect Daily Schedule

I said to my husband the other night ‘I’m always looking for that perfect formula of beauty and function” (whether it’s the daily schedule or how to arrange the furniture in a room.) He reminded me, “For the schedule, you will never find it, because life is always changing.” Oh. Right. Remembering that IS key, […]

4 Reasons I Love This Year’s HomeSchool Curriculum – Sonlight

We have been homeschooling for about 9 years.  What that means is when our first daughter (now 12) was 3, I was researching and buying curriculum.  Now today, I would just tell a mama that had a 3 year old to relax,  have fun and read about other homeschoolers in your spare time.  Don’t get […]

Our School Room At Home

On this wall, we have some nice white boards (dry erase markers always in a safe with a Ft. Knox lock)  Just kidding!  And on the left, that is a genealogy for Jesus.  I love charts and timelines. Homeschoolers LOVE to see how and where other homeschoolers do school.  We want details.  EXACTLY where do […]

Mom: Hen – ry, Laundry Time

Mom:  Henry, it’s time to put your clothes away.  Remember, shirts in the top drawer, pants in the middle drawer and pj’s in the bottom drawer. Great.  You’re doing a good job.  Keep it up! Mom walks out of the room. Henry:  Hey, what’s this? Henry:  A toy.  Cool. Henry:  I must play with this […]

$What I Bought At The Homeschool Conference$ Part 1

People filing out of the keynote speech into the vendor area. I just got back from one of my two favorite yearly weekends away. The Annual Homeschool Conference. It is always the first weekend in May. All day Friday and Saturday at the downtown Cox Convention Center Arena. We spend the night in a downtown […]

Science: Easy and Fun

Pink Perfection Tulip Ok.  We are here today to decrease homeschool stress  Alright?  Are you with me? I Have Some Questions For You Are you trying to teach your children science out of a curriculum, a workbook, something off the computer?  What I’m really asking is, are you regularly, say daily or weekly, trying to […]