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I hope that you and your children are having fun learning alongside the Poppins Book Nook participants. Last month we explored and created storybook activities themed to Caldecott Medal books. This month’s new theme is forest and woods themed storybooks and is sure to have a lot of variety and fun for everyone since there is a lot of variety to be had from the numerous...

Spelling … yes that necessary learning component that is needed to be able to do just about anything as a grown up.  The same one that brings out the dreaded eye roll if your children, if they are all like mine that is. Luckily we have recently found our Cinderella glass slipper spelling curriculum that fits our children’s needs in Spelling You See (you...

How do you know you are a homeschooling parent, or even just a parent? Well, you wake up in the middle of the night with the idea of all ideas to finally solve an ongoing problem or road block that your child has hit in their schoolwork. Neither Beck nor Elizabeth are fans of spelling (and that is putting it nicely). Don’t get me wrong, they are excellent at spelling,...

One of the things that I am looking forward to in homeschooling year round is integrating the lovely summer weather into our learning environment. We have foam blocks that I purchased at several years ago when the children were younger. In the last year these blocks have been patiently waiting to be played with again in our board games cabinet. I wanted a fun, new...