Hidden Benefits of Standardized Testing for Homeschoolers

Are you considering using standardized testing in your homeschool? We're chatting about the pros and cons -- come join in the conversation!

Are you thinking about evaluating your homeschooled student? We’re talking about the benefits of standardized tests for homeschoolers today. Say the words ‘standardized test’ in a group of parents, and you’re likely to be met with a variety of responses – folks who are vehemently opposed, some who are proponents of standardized testing, and those […]

King Cake Cupcakes – Perfect for Epiphany or Mardi Gras!

king cake cupcakes

Around here, my kids love celebrating Catholic feast days, because it usually means a special meal or dessert. They’ve been asking me for weeks when we planned to bake our King Cake Cupcakes — these are a favorite treat for Epiphany activities or Mardi Gras celebrations. King Cake Cupcake Recipe Don’t miss this light and […]

Catholic Saints Books for January

Catholic saints books

Ready to celebrate the Holy Days and feast days coming up in January? This list of books, arranged in calendar order, will help you to be prepared to live the liturgical year at home with your family! The Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary – January 1st Before you stay out too late on New […]

Super Simple Epiphany Crafts and Activities for Kids

Looking for the best Epiphany crafts and activities for your Catholic family? Don't miss this list -- includes printables, unit studies, books, videos, music and more!

Are you searching for the best Epiphany crafts for your family? Don’t miss this mega-list of crafts, activities, special foods, books, videos, printables and more! As we continue to celebrate the Christmas season, the Epiphany approaches. Sometimes lost or overlooked in the hustle and bustle, this feast marks the end of the Christmas season and […]

Making Family Dinners Around the Holidays Easy & Fun

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FamilyPizzaCombo #CollectiveBias During the holidays, dinnertime can be a little stressful, especially for a mom of many. It seems like this time of year, there’s always something going on or somewhere we need to be. One night, it […]

Crafts for Our Lady of Guadalupe and St Juan Diego

our lady of guadalupe crafts and activities

As a Catholic mother, I love telling my children the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St Juan Diego. I had lots of fun gathering ideas for crafts to help us celebrate these wonderful feast days. Ready to have some fun celebrating with crafts for Our Lady of Guadalupe and Saint Juan Diego? St […]

Mexican Wedding Cookies

mexican wedding cakes with powdered sugar

When we study some of our list of Catholic saints, we enjoy hands on activities and crafts. As we celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a few weeks, we’ll be enjoying one of our favorite Christmas cookies during our Mexican dinner. You may know these as Pecan Wedding Cakes or Snowballs, but […]