100+ Simple Catholic Advent Crafts and Activities for Kids

Advent crafts for Catholic Kids

It’s the time of year to grab your supplies and get busy creating Catholic Advent crafts for your family! My kids have been busy going through my Pinterest boards and deciding on their favorites. We have enough ideas to celebrate all the way through the 12 days of Christmas, and then on to the Epiphany. […]

Don’t Drink the Protozoa from the Creek! More Homeschool Science Lessons

Learn about microscopic animals with this protozoa culture kit. #homeschoolscience #homeschool

Although we live in a subdivision, we have an expansive lot, with plenty of room for a passel of kids to explore nature. Trees for climbing? Check. Cul-de-sac for riding bikes, skates, and scooters? Double check. Creek for getting muddy and checking out frogs, salamanders, snakes, and turtles? Triple check. One beautiful fall day, I […]

Simple Tips for Choosing a Homeschool Microscope

Having toruble choosing a homeschool microscope? Don't miss these tips. #homeschoolscience

CRASH! Breaking glass. Again. In a house with five children, the sound of breaking glass isn’t uncommon. Dishes falling to the floor. A BB shot gone awry. Or in this case, a box of microscope slides left over from my husband’s microbiology class five years ago. I sighed and grabbed the broom, turning just in […]

Why My Kids LOVE Homeschool Dissection Lab

My kids LOVE to hear me tell stories about when I was in school. Since they’ve only been in a cottage school setting, they don’t have any experience with 50 minute class periods, bells ringing, or teachers who were less than stellar. “What classes did you take in high school? What was your FAVORITE?” Looking […]

Easy Ways to Help Your Middle School Student with Typing Lessons

Want to incorporate typing lessons into your homeschool? We love these for our middle schooler!

Does your middle school student need typing lessons? We’re incorporating a typing course into our homeschool this fall and keeping track of our progress. As we were looking over some of the syllabi for Rachel’s classes this fall, I heard her moan. “MOM! Have you looked at this? I have to TYPE this year!” A […]