WellPlannedDay

Family Homeschool Planner – Review + Giveaway

I'm more than five years into homeschooling and haven't found my perfect planner yet. I'm feeling very optimistic with my new planner for this year - the The Well-Planned Day family homeschool planner by The Well-Planned Gal. Let me walk you through my favorite parts! 1. I noticed straight away that there are tabs for each month, which will make … [Read more...]

Cycle3Books2017

Cycle 3 Book List

When we begin Classical Conversations Cycle 3 in the fall, my littles will be ages 3, 6, 8, 10, and 11. This is our second time through this cycle and my oldest son's last time. I've decided to create a book list all my own this year. (As opposed to previous years where I've layered over an AO list.)  I have consulted my best "book buds" -  Five in … [Read more...]

BaseballBooksforKids

Our Favorite Baseball Books for Kids

  In Spring and Summer, we're very nearly all baseball all the time in this family. Since my crew loves the game, I thought perhaps they would love some books involving the game. These books are their favorites, but they are more than baseball books. They're just really great stories. So, maybe they'd be home runs with your gang even if … [Read more...]

DontHomeschoolIf

Don’t Homeschool If…

    Lots of people homeschool for religious reasons. That's true. I guess you could call our reasons religious. Although if you asked me, I'd more likely tell you the reasons weren't our own but God's.  However, if you think you can lump us together with those homeschooling simply to shelter their children from the sin of this … [Read more...]

giftideas

Favorite Gifts for Our 8-11 Year Olds

Y’all, I love giving good gifts. It’s fun for me to have an idea and share it with someone with love. I’ve been talking with friends and we’ve all found it a little tricky to shop for this age. So I compiled a list of my favorite ideas. I think I could go on and on with ideas, but I’m just going to stick with the ones that I think my boys would (or … [Read more...]