Amazing Help for Homeschool Families: Virtual Field Trips

If you asked my children their favorite part of homeschooling, they will always answer, “FIELD TRIPS!” I used to be a rock star homeschool mom, planning playdates and field trips at least a few times a month. That was when I was still on my A game. Now, as I juggle working outside the home […]

Learning About Ancient Rome with Documentaries

In our classical homeschool, you’ll find a lot of flexibility. We use our lesson plans as a jumping off point, taking time to dive in deeper when my kids find a topic that they love. Much to my astonishment, they are fascinated with history. Even my mother in law was surprised when my kids visited […]

10 Best Summer and Beach Books for Preschoolers

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

Hooray, summer is finally here! My kids have already hit the pool and splash parks in our city. We love the longer days filled with sunshine! To keep them occupied, and to get me in the summer mood, we’ve been reading our favorite summer books and beach books for preschoolers. Come take a look at […]

Socializing the Sanguine Child

Homeschool socialization

If I’m asked ‘what about socialization’, when discussing my homeschool, I have to suppress a giggle. I usually respond with “Have you met my daughter?” There’s no doubt in my mind that Rachel has a sanguine temperament. She is headstrong and fearless, ready to try anything. Her adventurous spirit makes me smile and has me […]

10 Healthy Snacks for Kids

healthy snack ideas for kids

During the summer, we spend a lot of time away from home. While we’re at the park or pool, I need healthy snacks for my family that we can grab and go. Here are the healthy snacks for kids you’ll find in our pantry, fridge and lunchboxes. 1. Clif Bars My kids and I both […]