10 Favorite Books for Six Year Olds

Last month we said goodbye to the age of six in this house – and I began the curation of our favorite books enjoyed through our combined two years with that fun loving age. Really, when it comes to picking favorite books it is SO hard to do. You will […] Read More

Encouraging Our Children Toward Love & Good Deeds

The boys had tagged along with me on a task I had to do that involved all of my attention and required them to entertain themselves for a couple of hours. On the way home I thanked them for having had such good attitudes throughout the evening – this is […] Read More

Hymn Lyrics | And Is It So! I Shall Be Like Thy Son?

And is it so! I shall be like Thy Son? Is this the grace which He for me has won? Father of glory—thought beyond all thought! In glory, to His own blest likeness brought! Oh, Jesus, Lord, who loved me like to Thee? Fruit of Thy work, with Thee, too, […] Read More

Fabric Covered Banker Boxes | cheap organization solution

It almost feels silly writing about this project, but finding a cheap organization solution that was both useful and cute wasn’t easy and hopefully this will help someone else looking for a cheap organization solution for their homeschool materials. The actual method for which I use these shelves will be forthcoming – […] Read More

The Middle Ages | Living History

This past school year we studied the middle ages through our history – medieval times, covering the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance. Our primary history lessons came from Susan Wise Bauer’s book The Story of the World volume 2: The Middle Ages, but we also incorporated […] Read More

The Wasp and the Caterpillar

In the past few weeks my mind has been opened up to this whole new world of caterpillars, butterflies and host plants. I had no idea that butterflies are attracted to different types of flowers and will lay their eggs on the leaves, giving the caterpillar the proper food it […] Read More

Hymn Lyrics | To God be the Glory

To God be the glory, great things He hath done, So loved He the world that He gave us His Son, Who yielded His life an atonement for sin, And opened the life-gate that all may go in. Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, Let the earth hear His voice; […] Read More

Summer Suitcase of Fun | Weeks 3-5

Our little summer suitcase of fun has been such a bright spot in our summer days – the boys and I both love the imaginative fun and creative play that it has been inspiring. And. I love the self propelled routine it has established. They need to be dressed, beds made, […] Read More

Summer Fun

We bought a couple new products for Wesley’s birthday and have LOVED them and I wanted to share as we have had so much fun with these two summer items. (These are things we purchased – NOT review items!!) First up is this bubble wand for making HUGE bubbles (along with the […] Read More