Holiday Shopping with Educents – Holiday Gift Guide

educents holiday gift guide

❄ Happy Holidays! ❄ Are you ready for Christmas?  Still shopping?  I have some great news from our good friends at Educents!  They’ve put together a holiday gift guide that is chock full of great gifts for everyone on your Christmas list!  No joke.  There really is something for everyone.  I love Educents and so [Keep Reading]

Dolphin Tale 2 Homeschool Curriculum Review + Movie Prize Pack Giveaway


Our family LOVED the movie Dolphin Tale.  We have seen it at least a dozen times.  We’re VERY excited to see Dolphin Tale 2 and even more excited to bring you this great review and giveaway from our friends at Benoit Academy. Jess from Benoit Academy was able to check out the free Dolphin Tale [Keep Reading]

Upgrading Your Homeschool Room from Elementary to Middle School

Upgrading Your Homeschool Room from Elementary to Middle School

Now that your kids are moving onto middle school, it’s time to upgrade your homeschool area.  They no longer need the 1-2-3’s and the A-B-C’s posted on the wall.  Let’s get started on upgrading that homeschooling room from baby to boo yah!   The kids are at that age where apples and bookworms are no longer [Keep Reading]

DIY Super Hero Wrist Cuffs for Kids

super hero wrist cuffs for kids

Turn any child into a super hero in minutes with these easy DIY Super Hero Wrist Cuffs.  These are GREAT for Halloween.  They’re really perfect for any kid with a superhero dream.  With the popularity of superhero movies, you can get away with making these all year long.  The best part is that you can [Keep Reading]

10 Tips for a Better #Homeschool Classroom

tips for a better homeschool classroom color me crystal

Something I have learned in the three  years that we have been homeschooling is that, while you CAN teach just about anywhere – you shouldn’t.  Yes, homeschool comes with many freedoms and we can take more liberty than public, or private, schools when it comes to where and how we teach.  I am a firm [Keep Reading]

Homeschool in America – How Do Homeschoolers Measure Up? Infographic

homeschool in america

Homeschooling in America – How We Measure Up Check out the infographic below for statistics on homeschooling in America.  You can’t believe everything you hear about homeschool.  It does offer a lot of freedom but also requires a good deal of discipline.  We work hard to make sure that our kids DO measure up to [Keep Reading]

Homeschool Science – Make Your Own Snow!

Click here to see how I made it snow. A homeschool science experiment.

You have probably seen umpteen videos already of random people, and/or meteorologists, throwing hot water into the cold air from this strangely cold weather we are experiencing.  I am in Knoxville, TN and it was about 2 degrees when I shot the video for this.  We tried it once, the kids were amazed and decided [Keep Reading]

Homeschool Review – Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

For a few months, I have been tuning in to the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network for different weekly and monthly shows. I don’t always catch the live events so I like that I can go back and catch up on what I missed. There are topics related to what every homeschool family, parent, student and [Keep Reading]