Reference books can make a homeschool mama’s life a little easier on an almost daily basis. “Go look it up”, being a clarion call around here. Part of why we homeschool is that we aren’t interested in spoon-fed little robots that can’t think or solve problems for themselves. Having the tools around the house […]
This is the weekend I usually devote to cleaning the school areas of the house, pulling out books, prepping the morning basket and meal planning for that all important first week of school. I find the efforts well worth the time in ensuring a peaceful beginning to the year, never mind if it all […]
In honor of Ryan’s anniversary tomorrow I’d like to share this, my favorite, of all the things written about our son by my former editor Rick Hinshaw. He’s a dear man, an amazing mentor and a good friend.
Oddly, we aren’t having tacos this evening. I, more often than not cook them on Thursday when we are much busier and out of the house, but taco Tuesday is much more fun to say for some reason ;). I thought I would just pop in here and quickly share my recipe for taco […]
It’s that time of year again, and we are all gathering supplies, checking or favorite websites and bloggers for inspiration, maybe flipping through a few catalogs or looking at some magazines for inspiration. I’ve been through this a time or two (or fifteen) now and I thought I could share some of the lessons I’ve […]