Teaching the Scientific Method

We recently conducted an experiment in our homeschool that was conceptualized around the family dinner table. My girls wondered whether singing to, talking to, or yelling at a plant would impact its growth. So, we decided to test it ourselves. We reviewed the scientific method and designed our own experiment using four potted begonias; oneContinue reading “Teaching the Scientific Method”

The Best Post-Breastfeeding Bras

This post on post-breastfeeding bras contains affiliate links, which means I will get a small percentage of profits of purchases made, while your price remains the same. Thank you for supporting this blog! NOT my usual topic, to be sure, but I’m fearlessly posting about women’s undergarments because I have struggled to find information onContinue reading “The Best Post-Breastfeeding Bras”

Easter Week Printable

Tomorrow starts Holy Week, or the week of Easter, and I have a FREEBIE for you! This two-page printable download has an egg with an illustration and a scripture for each day of the week. Kiddos can color each egg as you read the New Testament passage, and then the eggs can be strung upContinue reading “Easter Week Printable”

Our Tips for Family Skiing Success

This post on family skiing success contains affiliate links, which means I will receive a small commission for products you purchase, while your price remains the same. Thank you for supporting this blog! If you aren’t already skiers who have the process down, taking a family ski trip for the first time can feel veryContinue reading “Our Tips for Family Skiing Success”

Mudroom Build Breakdown

Since we moved into our new (to us) home in September, we’ve been in serious need of some additional storage for some of our everyday items. Other more pressing projects took precedence, but I knew from the start that I wanted to create a really great storage space in our garage entry to our house.Continue reading “Mudroom Build Breakdown”

Weekly Chore Checklists

In addition to their daily responsibilities, my kids have had a bigger, weekly job for a long time now. And while they are used to completing their chore each Saturday morning, I noticed that the quality of their execution started slipping. Instead of getting upset with them, I got reflective, and realized that it hadContinue reading “Weekly Chore Checklists”

The Very Best Homemade Play Dough

A favorite activity of ALL my kids, even my tweens, is making homemade play dough. While I’m a huge fan of buying things to save time, sometimes the fun is found in the process. So while we still buy plenty of play dough, we actually prefer our homemade version, and make it whenever we needContinue reading “The Very Best Homemade Play Dough”

Getting Organized for 2021

I’ve spent some time during this holiday week focused on getting organized so we can hit the ground running when we start back up with homeschool next week. One thing that is an absolute game changer is my pack of Scheduling and Tracking sheets that I created specifically for homeschooling and virtual schooling families. TheyContinue reading “Getting Organized for 2021”