homeschooling · learning · parenting

5 Reasons to Take Your Kid Outside to Play in Your Homeschool

Young children can seem like endless balls of energy at times, making you wonder how in the world they’re able to keep running forever and ever and oh god does it ever stop? Homeschooling parents are often tasked with finding ways to keep their child engaged and interested in what they need to learn, whether…… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Take Your Kid Outside to Play in Your Homeschool

Family · life · parenting

11 Must-Have Supplies to Bring to the Beach With Babies and Toddlers

It’s summer! And like most people, summer usually involves trips to the beach (or lake, if you live in a landlocked state like we do!) If you have children, especially if this is your first year with a new baby, you might be wondering what exactly you should be bringing to the beach. Fear not!…… Continue reading 11 Must-Have Supplies to Bring to the Beach With Babies and Toddlers

Blogging

Why I Love Pinterest For Blogging

If you currently blog or you’re reading about maybe starting your own blog, I’m sure there’s one common thing you’ve seen just about everywhere: Pinterest is vital to a successful blog. Before I really started blogging seriously here, I made sure to make Pinterest a priority. Everywhere I looked said that you need to use…… Continue reading Why I Love Pinterest For Blogging

homeschooling · learning

Shaving Cream Piping – A Fine Motor, Creative, Sensory Activity (And More!)

Sometimes it can feel overwhelming finding activities for your kids that are educational, good for fine motor skills, fun, interactive, and so on and so on… Pinterest, naturally, is full of dozens of these kinds of ideas. And coincidentally, the activity I have for you here is actually one we made after trying a great…… Continue reading Shaving Cream Piping – A Fine Motor, Creative, Sensory Activity (And More!)

Art · Free Content

Free Coloring Page! Little Turtle

Happy Freebie Friday!! I don’t have any more crochet patterns ready to go, and last week was crazy so I was super late getting this coloring page together. But I have it ready for today! Freebie Friday probably won’t be as consistent every week for a little while, as I’m working on a side project…… Continue reading Free Coloring Page! Little Turtle

homeschooling · learning · life

Gardening and Homeschooling

Some of my favorite childhood memories involved my great-grandmother’s garden in her front yard, with her strawberry bushes lining the fence, and beautiful flowers in cozy beds under the shade of the house. As she got older, she couldn’t keep up with the flowers anymore, but the strawberry bushes needed no help from her, and…… Continue reading Gardening and Homeschooling