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 […]

Using Typing Games with Your Student with Dysgraphia

This year in our homeschool, we’re using typing games for fun and as an accommodation for our student with dysgraphia. Read on to see how they can work in your family, too! Time for another homeschool mom confession. I never took a typing class in high school. (everyone groan in unison, now) I thought that […]

Catholic Book Basket for September

Catholic Saints Books for September

Ready to celebrate the Holy Days and feast days coming up in September? What about learning more about the saints? This list of books, arranged in calendar order, will help you to be prepared to live the liturgical year at home with your family! September 1st – St. Giles Brother Wolf, Sister Sparrow September 1st […]

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 […]