The Very Best Beach Books for Toddlers

Are you planning a beach trip with your little ones? Take some time to explore some of these beach books for toddlers before you go. We’ve loved them in our family with babies, toddlers and preschoolers.   Under the Sea Feel Reals Book Feels Real Books have textures for toddlers to touch and recognize. Books […]

10 Best Summer and Beach Books for Preschoolers

Heading to the beach? Don't miss these awesome ocean books for preschoolers.

We’ve had a long, drawn out winter here in Kentucky. To pass the time until our weather changes for the better, we’ve been reading our favorite beach books for preschoolers. Even our big kids enjoy these treasured picture books! Come take a look at what we love! 1.Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! We usually travel to […]

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. […]

25 Must Have Valentines Day Books for Children

Valentine's Day books for children - great for homeschool read aloud time!

It’s time to celebrate! We’re pulling out our {huge} collection of Valentine’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. &  Llama Llama I Love You Little Llama […]

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 […]

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 […]