Homeschool, Travel

Using the Farmers Market as A Teaching Tool

I love Farmers Markets! It is a great way to support local farmers and get delicious, fresh produce! It is also a great way to teach children the process of growing food and how it goes from the farms to our tables. This summer, we have been attending local farmers markets, like the Youngstown Farmers… Continue reading Using the Farmers Market as A Teaching Tool

Homeschool, Travel

Homeschooler Day at Lehman's

Lehman's in Kidron, OH hosts homeschool days every Tuesday now through March! At Lehman's, your homeschooler can learn about a more simpler time and do the following: -Churn Butter -Peel Apples -Learn all about Aladdin Lamps -Wood Carvings Presentation from local artist Paul Weaver -Treasure Hunt -Taste Test funny-flavored sodas For more information, see their… Continue reading Homeschooler Day at Lehman's


Put some fun back into homeschool

It is that time of year where we get pre-occupied with holiday parties and get togethers, and our kids start to get a little bored with homeschool. It is very easy to want to take a break for a while, but instead of giving into the break, maybe you should step back and find some ways to add life into your homeschool day once again.

Homeschool, Parenting

The things that people say… and what I want to say to silly questions

I have three kids. There is a pretty large age gap between the last two. While we were not going for a large age gap, our last child was planned. Between this and homeschooling, we sometimes deal with some ridiculous statements. So I thought I would list some of them for those of you who may have had to deal with the same thing, along with some fun responses that I want to say but don't.