Have You Had a Brain Break Today?

  I really do love homeschooling. It’s low-key, laid-back and free from go-here-do-this-be-here-on-time. It appeals to my I-do-not-like-deadlines personality. It also appeals to my homebody-ness. The only bad part is when my kids get that whole caged-animal syndrome. You know? Where they are arguing about something like reading the directions? Or crying because a pencil […]

Super Fast Way To Learn the Seven Days of Creation

It’s our first real day of homeschool. We’ve already had a few tears, I let Asa use a knife and (thanks to Brain Breaks) done a few cartwheels to get our focus back. I’m using God’s Little Explorers as a base for Asa’s schooling. I thought I was going to break out some “real” curriculum […]

Shield of Faith

After the Easter-induced break from the Armor of God, I decided to jump back into it with a vengeance. Today Asa is doing “Armor of God school” for homeschool and we began our school day by getting decked out in our Armor of God balloons. Nothing like starting a day with some balloon twisting and popping. […]

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 […]