Educational Fun in Waco, Texas

There is a lot to discover and experience for families that will make your trip to Waco, Texas fun and educational. Waco has recently been a popular place to visit for fans a HGTV design show called ‘Fixer Upper.’ Co-stars, Chip and Joanna Gaines have used their talents of construction and design to revitalize neighborhoods…

Ocean Study with Disney Plus’ Dolphin Reef

We absolutely love the beach and could spend every weekend there if we could. Since summer is pretty much here in Texas we have already planned days to escape to the shoreline for fun in the sun and endless hermit crab and seashell hunting. The girls and I have been working on an assignment based…

Camping the Grand Canyon, three kids in August

I read that the Grand Canyon gets on average sixteen inches of rain per year, it is the desert. Lucky us, we tent camped three days in which it rained every night with a downpour on the first night. Lesson to my frugal husband, our fifteen year old tent will not be waterproof and Amazon…

Guadalupe State Park

Ryan had a work meeting out of town and we decided that we would tag along last minute. I don’t see how couples can be apart weeks or months at a time. My husband just planned to be gone one night. We threw some things in the car, loaded the girls up and drove four…

Butterfly Home School Project

We have had many ups and down this home school year but even I learned something from this little project that we did with caterpillars. Great things take time, great things are worth waiting for and eventually we will grow into the amazing creature that God intended us to become.

Green Kid Crafts

Looking for a great Valentine’s Day gift for children? My kids love to get mail and bonus if it’s a box filled with awesome projects and crafts. As a homeschooling parent I realize how important it is to ask for help or inform our friends and family of gift ideas that are not only educational…

Faith, Family and Homeschool

I talked myself into believing that I was satisfied with two kids. They were beautiful and healthy and I should be happy for what God had given me and my husband. As a young girl I had always imagined myself with four or even six children, I enjoyed the thought of a big family. But…

Why I chose to Homeschool

I scrolled through Facebook seeing all the smiling faces of kids headed out on their first day of school and as a first year homeschool mom. I got a little sad. I started to question my choices and if we had made the right decision. My oldest daughter attended kindergarten at the public school down…

5 Steps to a Productive Day for Stay at Homeschooling Mom

I have been a working mom, a stay at home mom and a working at home mom. It is all hard and all challenging, but winning the morning can help you win the day. My newest adventure in motherhood is being a working at homeschooling mom. When I say “work” it encompasses my paying job…