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


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?!


Flight of the Monarch Warmer

Intricate florals frame a butterfly in motion, all etched into porcelain and illuminated by a warm, subtle glow. The pattern wraps around the full body of the warmer, so it looks lovely from any angle! From Feb. 1 to July 31, 2022, we'll donate $9.50 from each sale to the Scentsy Family Foundation, a 501(c)(3)… Continue reading Flight of the Monarch Warmer