I'm going to be completely honest and tell y'all this challenge went out of sight, out of mind until I logged into my blog and saw it. But, even with that.. I have read a few of the books. So I wanted to give an update. I had originally said that I wanted to finish… Continue reading How’s my A to Z Challenge Going?
How I Do Preschool
This year (2022/2023) is the third year that I have done preschool with my children and every year I switch things up as needed. What do we use? Unit Studies Curriculum workbooks Games Flashcards Puzzles Random worksheets I make/buy Read Alouds This year we are doing unit studies that focus on letter recognition, tracing, counting,… Continue reading How I Do Preschool
A to Z Reading Challenge
This year I wanted to try out some new reading challenges so one that I am doing is the A to Z challenge where you read a book where the title begins with all of the letters of the alphabet. X and Z can be anywhere in the title, as it's harder to find titles… Continue reading A to Z Reading Challenge
Why I Don’t Use a Schedule in our Homeschool
We are on our 7th homeschool year and I have learned a lot - about me and about my kids. One of those things is that schedules don't work for us. I don't have a designated start/stop time nor do I structure our day in time blocks per subject. When we first started homeschooling I… Continue reading Why I Don’t Use a Schedule in our Homeschool
Christmas Gift Ideas!
It's that time of year again -- who am I kidding.. it's been that time of year. When we are sitting there trying to come up with gift ideas for everyone on our list.. most of which have everything. I apologize in advance for this not being as thought out as I have done in… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas!
11 Fun Fall Activities for Third Grade
I wanted to share with y'all some fall activities we have done or will be doing over the next two weeks in homeschool, with my third grader. These are all from Teachers Pay Teachers and are free resources. There's so many paid activities on there as well! That's where we get most of our non-curriculum… Continue reading 11 Fun Fall Activities for Third Grade
An Open Letter to My Dad..
This won't be like my last open letter to my "dad" (you can read that here) because that was written to the guy that I thought was my dad, who I carried the last name of until I got married, and the one who signed his rights over but can't give me a reason why.… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Dad..
It’s been… awhile..
My blog is always the first to get pushed to the back burner when I am overwhelmed, unfortunately. I know it's been a long time since I have sat down to write anything here and I don't like that. In January I started reading consistently and I have read 58 books so far this year.… Continue reading It’s been… awhile..
Essential Self-Care for Parents of Special Needs Children
If you're a parent, you know that fatigue is a constant battle. Whether it's from chasing after kids all day or simply from the stress of parenting, fatigue can take a serious toll on your body and mind. This is even more true when you're a parent of special needs children. That's why it's important… Continue reading Essential Self-Care for Parents of Special Needs Children
What’s New In Scentsy?!
I know it's been a while since I've blogged and honestly it's because I am having trouble coming up with things to write about. So, I figured I would share with y'all the new things that have come out with Scentsy this month. Bring Back My Bar BBMB is an event Scentsy does where they… Continue reading What’s New In Scentsy?!