Finding your optimal homeschooling pace

Finding your optimal homeschooling pace

It has been a long time since I have been able to run any sort of distance because of health issues. But the other day, as I was reflecting back on my years of homeschooling, I started to see some parallels between homeschooling and running.  There are significant...
My Favorite Picture Books for Fall

My Favorite Picture Books for Fall

Oh Fall, I just love you so much. Fall is hands down my favorite season. I’m thankful I can go outside without being drenched in sweat from Southern humidity. I love the colors, the crisp mornings, and ALL things pumpkin spice (yes, I totally fall for anything...
My Favorite Picture Books for Summer

My Favorite Picture Books for Summer

  Oh Summer! I just love you so. I am counting down the days till we can stay up late, sleep in, and lounge by the pool. Reading aloud never stops around here. As I take down my summer book box, I thought I would share with you some of my favorite picture books for...
My Favorite Winter Children’s Books

My Favorite Winter Children’s Books

For a long while now, I have kept a thematic picture book basket out at my house. Each season, holiday, theme, etc. I change out the books. I own a great deal of these books from my former kindergarten classroom, but you can always get these titles from the library. ...
A Literary Advent

A Literary Advent

I have a confession when it comes to Advent traditions. I love them because of the routine and comfort they bring to our family during a busy season, but sometimes they can be a little overwhelming and by December 12th I wonder how I’m going to make it through. This...
The Bullet Journal for the Homeschool Mom

The Bullet Journal for the Homeschool Mom

Using A Bullet Journal to Plan Your Homeschool and Life So I have a love/hate relationship with planners. I have collected many in my day. I usually start strong and then fizzle out as it just doesn’t seem to “fit” with all the many aspects of my life.  I also love...