Are you looking for some cards to use this Valentine’s Day? These cards feature verses from scripture along with a soft, simple, pretty design! Click here, or on the photo below to download your own! Enjoy! If you are looking for more printables, I’ve got them all listed on my Printables page!
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I will quite likely never forget the day my girls and I were having our usual library visit when I overheard a mother tell her child, “No honey, you can only check out two books — we need to leave some here for the other kids”. I then proceeded to hide behind the nearest book …
Set of 5 watercolour, literary inspired bookmarks {FREE PRINTABLE}
I’m well on my way with my 2016 reading plan! This past week I had the pleasure of starting in on two of this year’s selections: Teaching From Rest and The Awakening of Miss Prim. I really like to have at least two books on the go — a fiction and a non-fiction, or a …
How we homeschool using the public library.
Reading aloud is one of the most favourite activities of my children.  They never tire of being read to by anyone willing to do so! My oldest daughter also loves to read to her siblings, and nothing interests my wandering, busy, trouble seeking toddler like curling up on the couch with a book. It has also been …
First Language Lessons 3 - Poetry Memorization Printables (FREE)
It’s certainly no secret that I love Peace Hill Press and their products! We have been using their phonics primer since Big Sister was in Kindergarten, and their grammar, writing, and history curricula for three years and are very satisfied. A key component of their grammar program, First Language Lessons, is poetry memorization. Being exposed …
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I’m really excited to announce that I will be working on TOS Review Crew for 2016! I love homeschooling, exploring books, products and curriculum and sharing what I love, so it’s a perfect fit!  Keep watching throughout the year as I share my reviews of various homeschool related products, and maybe we will discover some …
12 Books for 12 Months - My 2016 Reading Plan
Earlier this year I began my journey into becoming more a “learning mama” by getting intentional about my own self education. My journey began with just one simple step – a commitment to read daily for just 30 minutes. Just one simple thing to begin setting the example of lifelong learning to my children and …
Best Ever Gingerbread Recipe
Christmas will be here in a few short days! If you haven’t done any baking yet and want to have some fun decorating cookies with your kiddos, it’s not too late! Two weeks ago I shared with your how making gingerbread is a serious family tradition around here — it is so much fun to …
How We Homeschool With a Toddler Underfoot!
Please be advised that this post does not offer a solution to the seeming impossibility of getting through a day of homeschooling older children with a toddler underfoot without frustration, tears, or an disastrously messy house. I’ve read all those posts, and frankly, the impossibility is not seeming, it is actual. No,  I’m not going to …
Our Family Christmas Tradtions
We are a very low key family around here.  And we do a pretty simple Christmas at our house — a few simple family traditions, enough baking to satisfy even my sweet tooth, visit with family, and a few presents under the tree. I would like to share with you three special things about Christmas …
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