Summer Activities unit study solar system outer space

Summer Activities Series – Outer Space Unit Study

Here’s week 2 of our Summer Activities Series, Outer Space. Although this is created as a week of summer activites, of course it’s a perfectly wonderful unit study theme that could be used any time of the year. There are so many great ideas for space themed activities out there, but I’ve gathered my favorites […]

Summer Activities Series – Dinosaur Unit Study

What do you do to fight the summer slide? How do you combat the inevitable summer boredom syndrome? With planned activities, of course. I’ve planned a series of themed weeks filled with fun and educational activities to ward off the summer chaos so I decided to share them with you. Visit our Outer Space week […]

Mom’s Summer Reading List

I have a big list of books swirling around in my head that I want to read. There are so many areas of my life that I really need encouragement in and I love learning new perspectives and ideas from good books. I have copies of most of them, but either forget I have them or don’t […]

Awesome Tools to Make Meal Planning Easy

One of the best ways to ensure you are preparing healthy meals that stay within budget on a regular basis for your family is to plan your meals ahead of time. As the old saying goes, if you fail to plan then you plan to fail. This holds true with menu planning, too. Planning your […]

how to get along with difficult people

How to Deal with Difficult People

You ever have to deal with difficult people? Sure you do. We all do. And I don’t care who you are. It’s hard. Hard to keep my mouth shut when I want to say something rude. Hard to smile when I want to smack somebody. Hard to be cordial when I just want to leave. I’m […]

$1.99 Homeschool Help Books

I love a bargain. Especially when I know it will help me improve my life. Right now, iHomeschool Network has some great books for only $1.99. They are downloadable files, not physical books, but I like that better because there’s no clutter and I can read it on my tablet, kindle or computer, and of […]