A Day in the Life of a Work-at-Home, Homeschooling Mom


I’m often asked, “What do you do all day?” or “How do you manage to homeschool your kids AND work from home?”, so I thought it would be fun to pick a “normal” day and… Read More »

Apologia Zoology 3 Giveaway


This summer we are Going to the Zoo with Apologia, and we want you to come along with us! Each month this summer, I’ve been giving away a copy of one of the Zoology texts… Read More »

Developing Lifelong Learners with #ZooApologia


We had great hopes for “doing school” all summer long – we even acquired “special” curriculum for our summer learning adventures – but when life happened, all thoughts of formal learning went out the window.… Read More »

Our Current Homeschool Space


In my “dream home,” I would have a large, well-lit (by natural light, of course) room with lots of bookshelves, several large tables surrounded by chairs, a computer desk, a comfy couch, and lots of… Read More »

Back to School Bucket List


Back to school is here already. It doesn’t matter where your kids go to school – home, public, private, etc. – it’s almost time to go back. That means routines and life is switching gears.… Read More »

Happy First Day of [Home]school 2014!

First Day of Homeschool 2014 - Curriculum Choices for 3rd Grade and Kindergarten

Today is our first day of (home)school for the 2014-2015 school year, and the kids are super excited to finally be able to dig into our curriculum for this year. Yes, at this point my… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Visit an Aquarium


One of the highlights of completing a homeschool unit study in our family is taking a field trip that relates to what we’ve just learned. Hands-on learning creates some great family memories as well. One… Read More »

Apologia Zoology Giveaway & Twitter Party Announcement


This summer we are Going to the Zoo with Apologia, and we want you to come along with us! Each month, I’ll be giving away a copy of one of the Zoology texts along with… Read More »

Zoo + Apologia = #ZooApologia


We have been having such a great time visiting the zoo this summer, and our Apologia Zoology books have accompanied us on almost every trip. The kids love looking up the animals we see at… Read More »

Summer Bucket List Idea: Summer Reading Challenge


Happy Summer, everyone! We are enjoying all the fun and goodies that summer offers. Relaxing by the pool, morning runs, and catching fireflies at sundown are frequent happenings. Amidst all of our fun, I still… Read More »