When God Created My Toes

One of our favorite books is called When God Created My Toes by Dandi Daley Mackall. I’ve probably posted about it eleventybillion times because we love it. The pictures are modern and they are the kind of illustrations that tell more of the story than the words do. I love it! This week, while Lydia […]

The Dig: A Bible Study for Kids

Have you heard about The Dig yet? My friend, Ruth from The Better Mom just released this fantastic resource. It’s a verse by verse study of the book of Luke for kids! Here’s a few reasons I think you’ll like The Dig and want to snag it (for a mere $4.99): 1. Ruth’s husband actually […]

The Simplest Way To Talk To Your Kids {And Keep Them Talking}

You know that typical scene where a mom picks up her tween-age daughter from school, she plops in the front seat, says, “Hey” and then puts on her headphones and closes her eyes? Or the one where the mom says, “So, how was school?” and the son responds with, “Fine. What’s for dinner?” I don’t […]

iHomeschool Omnibus

As my latest posts can attest, I’ve got homeschooling on the brain lately. Today is our first official day of homeschooling.  (Say a prayer for us?!) While I’ve got Facebook and Twitter leechblocked and am trying to keep my eyes and fingers away from the computer today, I am excited to share this amazing resource […]

First Day of First Grade

I dropped my sweet girl off at first grade today. FIRST GRADE?! How is this even possible? She has grown up so much since the first day of Kindergarten it is unbelievable! My tends-to-be-shy daughter wasn’t even really nervous this morning. She said, “I’m not usually nervous on the first day of school. Just at […]

Our Learn & Play Room

{alternate title: School Room Organization and Decoration From a Mom Who Is Neither Organized Or Good At Decorating.} Remember the playroom yesterday? *shudder* Yeah. It took us all week and a last minute trip to Ikea but it’s finally finished! Wanna look around? The view from the door…. Those Expedit shelves from Ikea are like […]

Our Learn & Play Room

{alternate title: School Room Organization and Decoration From a Mom Who Is Neither Organized Or Good At Decorating.} Remember the playroom yesterday? *shudder* Yeah. It took us all week and a last minute trip to Ikea but it’s finally finished! Wanna look around? The view from the door…. Those Expedit shelves from Ikea are like […]