5 Things First Time House Hunters Should Do Before Looking At Homes

*This post contains sponsored links For the past several months, we have been hard at work starting the cosmetic projects of our home. A while back, I wrote how we bought a fixer upper as a way to save money and reduce our carbon footprint on the world. While my husband got busy at doing …

Why we are trading presents for experience this holiday season

With the holidays approaching, we decided to change how we celebrate in a big way. We celebrate Christmas, and while the older two kids are past the Santa phase, the youngest is just now at the point where she is getting excited about Christmas and Santa and presents. However, with this change in dynamics, we …

Why You Shouldn’t Get Mad When Your Kid Cuts Her Hair

Imagine this: You scheduled your family pictures for this weekend Two days before picture day, you set your coupon cutting scissors on the counter to use the bathroom and come out to find your child lopping off her beautiful golden locks! Total disaster, right? You want to scream! You want to cry! You want to …

How Teaching Textbooks Put the Fun Back Into Our Math Lessons

While I received this curriculum subscription in exchange for a review, all opinions are my own.   If you homeschool like me and a lot of my friends, then you are probably still enjoying doing ALL THE THINGS right now. Of course, when I say ALL THE THINGS, what I really mean is you are …

Learning the World through Homeschool (Printable)

Contains affiliate links As if I did not have a plate that was already loaded, I decided to help a few friends in creating a secular co-op this year, and our theme is “Around the World.” With this theme, we will be exploring countries and cultures all over the world, and the kids will be …