Raising These Littles

Why I needed Hygge in our Homeschool

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I hit that homeschool slump, or the winter blues, or whatever we call it. The holidays were over, winter set in, and we didn’t get out as much. The twins started a lovely sleep regression while getting more teeth. Hubs started traveling more for work and I started running on empty most days. I was …

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Discover 4 New Ways to Build READING CONFIDENCE

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Are you looking to find ways to build reading confidence in your kids this year? Helping kids find a love of reading is often a big goal of homeschool moms. Whether you are just trying to supplement at home or are homeschooling, there are things that you can do to help! When I first started …

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5 Big Benefits of adding KNITTING & CROCHET to your Homeschool

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Winter is here, and if you are like me, we all just want to cozy up inside and stay warm. These negative wind chills here in Michigan are hard to get used to this week, and I have no desire to leave the house for anything! When I saw the forecast, I admittedly had visions …

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2017 Best Gift Ideas for the Homeschool MOM

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Can you believe that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just DAYS away?! I have been asked a few times recently what would be good gift ideas for homeschool moms. So, I came up with my own personal favorites that I use plus a few things on my own wish list. I …

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Homeschooling and Motherhood Isn’t Always Pinterest Worthy

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I have to be honest; I started this blog with all sorts of ideas and goals. It was intended to be not only a personal outlet, but a way to share ideas and thoughts with others on a similar journey as me through the beautiful craziness of homeschooling, motherhood, and having twins. I started with …

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What I Learned from Our 1st Year of Homeschooling

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When M was in 2nd grade, I found out I was pregnant. With TWINS! While we were excited with the surprise, I was overwhelmed with the idea of being able to manage two babies at one time plus make sure to make time for my 2nd grader. I was scared. Really scared. As the year …

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10 Fathers Day Ideas to Make Memories with Kids

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Do you have a hard time shopping for Dad and time is running out? Don’t worry! I know it is this weekend. But, there is still time! My kids are little- 9 years old & 10 month old twins. I have had a bunch of father’s days now to try and find the perfect sentimental …

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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 …

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