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.

From the Archives: 3 lessons learned

I am proud to say that the three lessons I learned almost four years ago are still very true in my life today.  1) My children do not need expensive outings to be entertained or feel they get quality time with us 2) I still use Greek Yogurt as a sour cream substitute in everything…

Minimal Baby Essentials

I have done all the nesting and all the Kondo-ing I can possibly stand. I am 38 weeks pregnant and really only need the baby. Since we do not know the gender it makes it pretty easy to be prepared. We have unisex outfits, diapering and a place for baby to sleep. Since the baby…

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…

Teach kids to love Vegetables and finish their Dinner

The girls both have gone or are currently going through this phase where they need to be prompted to finish their vegetables. Yes every parent’s daily struggle. When people comment “you guys are so lucky that your kids eat their food” I take a deep breath and internally snarl. “Lucky nothing!! If you knew how…

Happy Birthday in The Woodlands, Ninja style!

My girls birthdays are one day apart. My oldest turned seven September 20th and my youngest turned five on the 19th. We always try to be mindful of our budget with two parties in one every year. We had originally opted to have a painting party on our friend’s farm. We were going to have…