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Choosing to simplify our kids birthday parties and then renting a wallaby…

It was not intentional, but here’s the long story of how it happened… Last year I threw my daughter a Fancy Nancy birthday party. Do they make Fancy Nancy party supplies? No, no they do not. The decorations were made. The games were thought up and brilliant. The food was good. I was exhausted, for… Continue reading Choosing to simplify our kids birthday parties and then renting a wallaby…

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Classical Conversations Week 15 Math and History activities + a printable

Here are a couple of things that I am using at home with my daughter and also will take with me to my Abecedarian class this coming week. Below are the different things I’m using on our Short Video – Liquid Equivalents Board – CC Cycle 2 Math Weeks 12-15. This board was SO simple to… Continue reading Classical Conversations Week 15 Math and History activities + a printable

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Videos – Some of our school activities that go with CC Cycle 2 week 14

I thought it would be fun to share some of our activities for school this week. Sort of a glimpse into our week. I often film our activities for fun, and my daughter loves to “make a video.” Our five year old filmed me going over the new Science grammar this week which is “What… Continue reading Videos – Some of our school activities that go with CC Cycle 2 week 14

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Video – A fun science experiment (exploring acid and base) both of my kiddos (ages 3 and 5) enjoyed!

As I have said before this is our first year with Classical Conversations. It’s been an adjustment to be sure. This was a really fun week and I wanted to share it. We are in Cycle 2 week 14 and the new grammar Science this week is about the difference between acid and base. In… Continue reading Video – A fun science experiment (exploring acid and base) both of my kiddos (ages 3 and 5) enjoyed!

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Some of the most effective tools we used to save money in 2016

My husband is a bi-vocational pastor and I am a stay-at-home mom. In other words, we don’t make a lot of money. We have made some wise decisions (utilizing everydollar.com being one of them) and we have made some poor ones (student loan debt = worst decision ever). We are trying to make good decisions… Continue reading Some of the most effective tools we used to save money in 2016

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Rethinking our family devotional time for January.

We started this year with a hectic week. Our first funeral of the year came all too soon. It was a lovely service for a wonderful man. Still it was sad. Not family, but not someone we were ready to part with. A church member who you could actually use the word “jolly” to describe… Continue reading Rethinking our family devotional time for January.

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Short Video – Liquid Equivalents Board – CC Cycle 2 Math Weeks 12-15

This is our first year with Classical Conversations. It is also my first year tutoring. I tutor a group of 7 Abecedarian girls. They are funny, crazy, and so sweet. I can’t believe we are entering the second half of the year! Where does the time go? I thought I would share this board I… Continue reading Short Video – Liquid Equivalents Board – CC Cycle 2 Math Weeks 12-15