Beautiful Advent Wreath Ideas for Every Catholic Family

Take a look at these Advent wreath ideas to use with your family this season.

Inside: We’re talking about our favorite Advent wreath ideas today. Whether you’ve got a heirloom Advent wreath, or just starting out, you’re sure to find a style here that suits you perfectly! Are you ready to celebrate the liturgical year in your Catholic home? One of our family’s favorite Advent traditions is the Advent wreath. […]

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 […]