Fear and Loathing in Standardized Test Land

That one simple reason why she’d write a post about standardized tests in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. day…. Well, I’m being funny (I hope, ha ha ha) with my opening sentence, but I promise I really will tell you why standardized tests relate to MLK Day. If you are homeschooling your child and

Buying a Cow to Save Money – Is it Worth it to Buy a Quarter Cow?

Does Buying a Quarter Cow Save Money? The topic of buying a cow directly from the farm comes up fairly often in the homeschool world. #1, a lot of homeschool families have plenty of kids, and #2, a lot of homeschool families are single income families who are on a grocery budget. So. I’ll give

Mompreneur Course Review From Lisa Tanner Writing

Mompreneur Course Balancing Diapers and Deadlines Review From Lisa Tanner Writing Lisa Tanner Writing offers a mompreneur course with tons of work at home mom productivity tips. It’s all in her Balancing Diapers and Deadlines course, which I got the chance to take and review for you! First off, if you’re a homeschool mom, I consider you a work at

Homeschool Epiphany Definition

Homeschool Mom Epiphany Definition: Or, So I’m Blogging About Cleaning My Toilets Epiphany Definition: (3) an illuminating discovery, realization, or disclosure Source: Epiphany | Definition of Epiphany by Merriam-Webster Homeschool Mom Epiphany Definition: (1) When you’re doing something you detest and you have an illuminating discovery, realization, or disclosure about other homeschool moms Source: Me

Kids Email Review – A Safe Email for Kids

Safe Email for Kids Kids Email  sent us a one-year subscription to Kids Email Safe Email for Kids, and my son was so happy to review it! My oldest child is in 5th grade, and we don’t allow any of our children to use social media. Up to now, we haven’t allowed email, either. Our kids are

Homeschool Room Setup Ideas for Wiggly Kids

You Don’t Need a Homeschool Room If you’re just starting out in your homeschool journey, I think it’s a great idea to take your time setting up your homeschool room. I can’t tell you how many moms with young kids there are out there who began Pre-K or Kindergarten with a beautiful, Pinterest-worthy homeschool room.

Princess Cut Movie Review and Recap

It’s movie night at our house, and we’re watching Princess Cut from Watchman Pictures! It’s a clean, Christian romance movie. Will my kids and I like it? Read on! Who’s Watching Princess Cut? I’m watching this movie with my 7-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son. My 5-year-old is just here for the popcorn. We don’t watch

Nature’s Workshop Apologia Lab Kit Review and Unboxing

I’ve started using Apologia for our homeschool science program again and the science experiments are something I want to keep up with all year long. I start out with good science experiment intentions each year. I always plan to do all of the science experiments, buy all the materials, and be ready each week with

Art, Music, and Science Week

My children sometimes get busy, full weeks where we focus heavily on their extracurricular activities plus language arts, history, and math. Art, music, and science can get short shrift during those weeks. To balance it out, we switch it up sometimes. We only do art, music, and science some weeks (and Chinese homework, since that’s

Navigating the Rapids of Parenting DVD Review

I recently had the opportunity to review Navigating the Rapids of Parenting from Parenting Made Practical. Joey and Carla Link are the parent educators who lead the video. Our oldest child is 10….I thought we had three more years before we had to worry about teenager stuff, but recently I’ve been feeling like we should get prepared.