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
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
Making Decisions and Answering to People
One of the first questions I always get asked when I tell people about something new in my life is "Why" and if I am being honest, a lot of the time it comes off really judgmental. I know it's a part of human nature to be curious about everything but the judgment is a… Continue reading Making Decisions and Answering to People
How to Safeguard Your Family Against Nature-Deficit Disorder
This article is written and submitted by Emily Graham from Mighty Moms. Image via Pexels Nature-Deficit Disorder refers to the idea that kids these days are so disconnected from the outdoors that they’re suffering as a result. With video games being more popular than ever, not to mention the rise of binge-watching on streaming networks,… Continue reading How to Safeguard Your Family Against Nature-Deficit Disorder
Our Daily Routine
Today I want to share with y'all what our daily routine has been looking like. I won't include times because we all know that everyday looks different and as much as we may want, things don't always happen right on schedule. Before school. I set my alarm to be awake before the girls so that… Continue reading Our Daily Routine