Top Tips for the Accidental Homeschooler

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There are many parents that become a homeschooler by accident, i.e. they had no intentions of homeschooling their children. This can happen for a number of different reasons. Perhaps your child was being bullied? Maybe an illness meant they could no longer go to school? Or, poor grades may have encouraged you to take action. […]

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New School Year – New Paint Brushes! – Homeschooling

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 Our new school year is almost here and so that means all the joys of getting new supplies! We just got these elegantly long paint brushes that are for professionals and beginners. With 5 kids and a family who loves to be creative, these are perfect for us! These are made by the Komina company! They sent […]

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Free Printable – Easy Reader – Sharks

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It is that fantastic exciting time of the year, Shark Week! My family loves Shark Week so here is a freebie for our beloved readers who love Sharks too. This is a 7 page printable, with 12 reading pages inside. It is fact filled and interesting for both young minds and adult ones too!  Free […]

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The STEM Toys Kids and Parents are Loving! – Osmo – Best Buy

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As parents we know that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) are really important! While school systems are pushing education that focuses on testing reading and math, sometimes other important aspects of learning are not featured enough. When given hands on learning in STEM, kids learn fast and tend to love it! Best Buy we […]

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A Supply List for Taking Kids on Gem and Mineral Digs

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This past weekend my family was lucky enough to get to go dig at a site here in Georgia for Gems and Minerals. We didn’t though know just what supplies we would need for this dig but thankfully the experts helped us and we wanted to be sure to pass this knowledge on to all […]

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5 Reasons To Take Kids To Gem and Mineral Shows! – Augusta GA

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If you are a parent than chances are your child at one point or another has brought home a rock they insisted they couldn’t live without. I know having a handful of children that most kids go through this. Children have a natural fasination with nature and beauty and who can blame them? Of course […]

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My Feminist Heart Broke When I Learned This…. STEM Facts

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Many people think that females and males are equal in the eyes of society, in the work force, in the home. I know I used to think this. I grew up being told I could be anything I wanted right up until high school where I faced direct racism. Still, I some how convinced myself […]

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Review: wilostar3d.com Online School

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It has been amazing as a homeschool family to find a good online school. An Accredited High School that understands young minds and modern lives is very important to us. Our oldest daughter, now a Junior in High School has been going to wilostar3d.com since 8th grade. From the very start she loved it. Online […]

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My newest panic attack over homeschooling high school!

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My dear beautiful amazing teenager is now in 11th grade. It is her first day back to school in an online private school that she loves. She has always been homeschooled and always had a great deal of say about her education. I feel like I have failed her though because today her principle told […]

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The Kids made a handprint table just their size!

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      Kids out number adults here and the house reflects that! We have 5 children and when we are very lucky we have our 2 surrogate children here too making 7 children. Those are the best days of course. As we are very outnumbered by children I don’t think it is any wonder […]

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