Our Favorite St Patrick’s Day Books for Preschool Children

St Patrick's Day Books for Kids

Hooray! It’s time to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day! We’re pulling out our {huge} collection of St Patrick’s Day books for children — my kids are so excited to be reading these books again! Take a look at some of our favorites, then hit up your library or add them to your collection. St Patrick’s Day […]

St Patrick’s Day Snacks for Kids

St Patrick's Day Snacks for Kids

We love to celebrate holidays and Catholic feast days with fun dishes and treats. Take a look at some of our very favorite super fun ideas for St Patrick’s Day snacks for kids! Saint Patrick’s Day is a BIG DEAL around here. My husband’s family is Irish, and our youngest baby was born on March […]

Saint Patrick Printables – Part of the Saints Unit Studies Series

Saint Patrick Printable

Since I married into an Irish Catholic family, Saint Patrick is high on our list of Catholic Saints. My children love hearing about Saint Patrick, and now that March has rolled around, we’ll be spending a lot of time learning about Ireland, its heritage, and the man who worked to bring Christ’s message to the […]

Easy Peasy Ideas for Teaching Shakespeare in Your Homeschool

Thinking about embarking on a Shakespeare study in your homeschool? Don't miss these resources, including a step by step plan from Ken Ludwig.

Thinking about teaching Shakespeare in your homeschool? Don’t be intimidated! Read on for easy peasy ideas to get started with the Bard. How We Started Studying Shakespeare in Our Homeschool One of my favorite things about homeschooling is introducing my children to amazing literature. We follow a classical Christian curriculum, and our bookshelves are overflowing. […]

Catholic Saints Books for March

Great books about Catholic saints for March

Ready to celebrate the feast days coming up in March? This list of books, arranged in calendar order, will help you to be prepared to live the liturgical year at home with your family! Don’t miss our list of Catholic books for Lent and Easter, too.   St. David of Wales – March 1st Patron […]

Catholic Picture Books for Lent and Easter

Catholic picture books for Lent and Easter -- these are perfect for families, or in a Catholic school classroom!

Ready to celebrate this special liturgical season with your family? Take a look at some of our favorite Catholic picture books for Lent and Easter. Catholic Picture Books for Lent   Little Rose of Sharon: A Story of Self Sacrifice The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale Want to explain to your children that […]

Quick and Easy Meatless Meals for Lent

Meatless meal ideas for Lent -- soups, casseroles, sandwiches, pasta, seafood and more!

During Lent, we abstain from eating meat on Fridays as a form of penance. (I have to be honest – I love fish and seafood, so it’s not that much of a struggle for me.) If you want to branch out from fried fish and salmon patties, I’ve got a great list of meatless meals […]