Are you traveling? Hosting? Feeling stressed? I’ve linked up all of my favorite Thanksgiving ideas to keep your family occupied and entertained during the holidays! I know what it's like to keep littles engaged during this time of year. The driving. The long, family gatherings. It can take a toll on everyone. These are my… Continue reading No Prep Thanksgiving Activities for Kids
Our Elias is turning 6 this week! Pinch me! I can't handle it. Time really does fly. Last year we thought that it was a good idea to begin our chivalry challenge with our boys at home so we decided to celebrate Elias' 5th birthday with a Medieval Feast to officially kick off his training… Continue reading Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Medieval Birthday Party for your Knight-in-Training
There is so much beauty to music. I don't want my kids to overlook it just because it's not considered a core subject to study for school. Personally, I have absolutely no musical talent whatsoever, but my kids on the other hand, do. Because there are so many benefits of music, it will continue to… Continue reading Homeschool Music Curriculum Round-Up!
It's that time of year when my brain is simply fried, friends! Fried. It's also that time of year when I consider what I'm going to be utilizing for curriculum next year because schooling is still somewhat fresh in my mind, ish! I created this post because I actually gain a lot of value… Continue reading Spelling Curriculum Review: Spelling Power and Spelling By Sound & Structure
Thanks to the wonderful Heather Haupt, we've decided to begin a chivalry challenge with our boys at home this year. Heather calls it, Throwing down the gauntlet! I couldn't agree more! After reading her book, Knights in Training: Ten Principals for Raising Honorable, Courageous, and Compassionate Boys, I knew that raising boys would include nothing… Continue reading The Prince’s Poison Cup DIY Last Supper Kid’s Craft for Easter
Audio dramas are my new favorite resource to use within our family! Over the last few years, we've been on the lookout for new audio dramas because they're great for quiet time or traveling on-the-go. We enjoy them because we feel like we are listening to an action-packed adventure movie while still learning some powerful… Continue reading Our Favorite Faith-Filled Audio Dramas & Online Radio Programs
Our family has kept a memory jar ever since our oldest turned one. We've used it to collect fond memories and milestones within our family throughout each year. Every Thanksgiving we pull out all of the tiny pieces of paper from our jar and read them aloud as we trek the long car ride to… Continue reading Building a Family Altar of Memories: How We Maintain Gratitude with a Family Memory Jar