Category Archives: homeschool

Quick, cheap dining/school room make-over

One part of our new house that I knew I needed to change ASAP was the lime green dining room. I actually think “lime green” is a nice way of describing the color. It’s the brightest yellowish green I have ever seen on a wall. And not only that, but the walls were FILTHY. Legend […]

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Back to School Pictures 2015

If I have done anything right in my parenting journey thus far, it’s back-to-school pictures. As homeschoolers, we don’t automatically have yearly professional school pictures available to us. I am so thankful to look back on these year after year, and I usually look forward to taking them. Even when I don’t look forward to […]

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Volcano Science Kit Review

My kids got a Discover with Dr. Cool Ultimate Volcano Science Kit for Christmas. I love science kits because, even though they tend to be pretty basic, they are usually fun and sometimes spark more in-depth questions about the concepts they introduce. This kit comes with a pretty cool “Adventure Guide,” which is a book […]

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Our weekly spelling routine

First of all, I want to say that I think there is one really good way to learn spelling – that is by reading! The more your child reads, the more he or she will understand patterns in the English language and will remember how common words are spelled. With that said, I wanted a […]

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Our NEW homeschool room!

Several months ago I blogged about homeschooling throughout our house in Phoenix instead of using a designated room. When we moved to Washington, we had to downsize by about 300 sq ft. As a result, our living space doesn’t really work for schooling comfortably. Fortunately we do have big bonus room above the garage. It […]

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