Raising These Littles

Summer Reading Rewards for Kids 2017

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We are so excited about summer reading this year! M has progressed leaps and bounds this first year of homeschooling with reading. Now she is on to her own chapter books and independently reading for longer periods of time. There has even been some times where I find her reading on her own without being …

How to SCRAPBOOK with your iPhone in Minutes

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How much of your valuable time do you spend scrapbooking your memories? I used to spend hours scrapbooking and oh man I treasure those beautiful albums. Life with an only child gave me the luxury of being able to do journaling on all of my pages by hand. I carefully cut and cropped printed photos …

Getting Out with TWINS the First Year

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One of the biggest things I was worried about while I was expecting my twins was the thought of never being able to leave the house. I thought for sure that I would never get out alone with my kids the first year. While there is no doubt that getting out with twins is a task, …

8 Big Benefits of Homeschooling

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Now that we are finishing up our first year of homeschooling, I wanted to give a glimpse of the positives we have discovered by learning at home. One thing I didn’t really expect when I started was that many people have strong opinions about homeschooling. Many of these opinions are not positive, sadly. I think …

Beginnings

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Have you seen the movie Hope Floats? I haven’t seen it in forever but, I thought of it today. I always think about that movie when I think about beginnings. The main character in the movie has this amazing moment where she says this amazing statement: “Beginnings are scary, endings are usually sad, but it’s what’s in the …