• Homeschooling

    Color Sorting with Popsicle Sticks

    Summer and all of its busyness is finally winding down. While I am grateful for the travel, birthday parties, showers, and events, I am so looking forward to routine and a normal schedule. Anyone…

  • Homeschooling

    A is for Apples

    As we approach the new school year, I can’t help but reminisce about last year when we started our very first themed unit. APPLES! We absolutely loved it! We started early September, which was…

  • Homeschooling

    Homeschooling 101: How to Legally Get Started

    If you’re like me, initial thoughts of homeschooling sound pretty overwhelming. There is so much information out there! Curriculum, laws, charter schools vs private homeschooling…the list goes on! For those of you who have…

  • Homeschooling

    A Typical Homeschool Day

    I started homeschooling Brynlee right after she turned 3. Routine helped a lot, but “school” time was pretty short and not super structured. Lots of hands on, lots of visually stimulating books and activities.…

  • Chickens

    Welcoming Our Baby Chicks Home

    Matt and I talked about getting chickens for a couple years, but we finally took the plunge when he started building a chicken coop last year for my birthday! I love that man. I…

  • Chickens

    Baby Chicks Explore the Outdoors!

    We have had our cute little fluffy chicks inside for about 6 weeks.  They have outgrown the large dog crate brooder we kept them in, so it’s time to introduce them to their new…