Learn All About Rome {Tons of Resources for Your Study}

Learn All About Rome

We are going to be studying Ancient Rome this year in our homeschool, so I decided to create a resource page so that we had everything in one place. I hope you enjoy this resource as well! Books About Rome Ancient Rome Ancient Rome Activity Book Augustus Caesar’s World The Time Traveler Book of Rome […]

Your first step to a healthy, natural, chemical-free lifestyle (free mini audio ecourse!)

4 Habits of Healthy Families

Over the years I have read a TON of books on health and fitness, and because of that have made many changes. As many of you know, I love following the Trim Healthy Mama plan and continue to learn and grow in my knowledge of healthy living. Like me, I’m sure you worry a lot […]

How to make your mornings the most productive time of the day!

Make Over Your Mornings

Have you ever had those mornings when you are late getting up, you get sidetracked and an hour passes before you realize you should have had breakfast fixed already, the kids are hungry now, and you have 10 minutes before you should have had breakfast and devotions done and been ready to start on room […]

New Trim Healthy Mama Books Coming Soon + Pre-Order Freebies + FREE THM Recipe Cards (from me!)

Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook

I am so excited about these brand new books coming out by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison, authors of the book, Trim Healthy Mama! They will be released in a few weeks, and if you pre-order one or both of these books, the sisters have some fun freebies for you. But first, let’s look at […]

Together School: What is it and how do we do it? {A Simple Guide}

Together School: What is it and how do we do it?

Today I want to share with you one of the greatest tips I have incorporated into our homeschool over the past 17 years. This one tip has saved me so much time and has brought much greater peace to our home. The tip: Together School! What is Together School? Being a mom with children many […]

Using Online Math Games for Multiplication Mastery (a huge list of games for you)

Online Math Games

If you have a child that needs a little more practice to learn their multiplication tables and doing more worksheets does not seem too appealing to them, give some of these online math games a try! There are some really neat games and tools here that will surely help. Be sure to bookmark this page […]

Redeeming our Family Vacation: Choosing Joy Amidst the Hardship!


I thought today I’d share a bit about our family vacation last week. We left Sunday morning to travel to our vacation destination: Colorado Springs! We had never been there and were excited about some of the fun things we had planned to do. Little did we know how our trip would begin…. We ended […]

Huge sale at Compass Classroom (up to 50% off)!

High School History

I am so excited to tell you about this huge sale going on right now at Compass Classroom. We are going to be using their Word Up DVDs this year in our homeschool, and I loved the Homeschool Made Simple DVDs. There hasn’t been anything from Compass Classroom that I haven’t absolutely loved. Their materials […]

New Monthly Freebie: Child’s Weekly Assignment Sheet


Just a quick note to let you know that I added a new monthly freebie to my site! This month’s freebie is my booklet, Child’s Weekly Assignment Sheet. Each month I plan on rotating between homemaking type books and homeschooling type books. Hopefully there will be something here for everyone to enjoy! Go to the […]

Homeschooling and Homemaking: How to Balance the Two

Homeschooling and Homemaking - How to Balance the Two

When we are home all day with our children, there is a temptation to feel that our homes need to be in spotless condition at all times. We are constantly picking up and putting away, to the point that we don’t get much else done. Our homes may look great, but our homeschooling suffers. On […]

My study through Galatians with The Intentional Bible Study Journal

The Intentional Bible Study Journal

I have really been enjoying using The Intentional Bible Study Journal to study through books of the Bible. If I don’t have something planned out ahead of time, it is too easy for me to not do anything and really miss out on that daily quiet time with the Lord. Since I have been really […]

2 Books I Finished This Week + Books I Plan to Read Next Week

Books Read This Week - 07-17

The last couple of weeks have been busy for me and I haven’t gotten as much reading done. Life happens, and I am learning to make the most of it and not fall into feelings of guilt if I don’t get everything done I want to get done. The weather here in Kansas has been […]

Want to see what I blog about? Here are my top posts so far in 2015!

My Top Posts so far in 2015

I thought it would be fun to do a “top posts” roundup, highlighting a few of my top posts from each of the categories I blog about. Homeschooling Our Homeschool Studies My Bible Copy Book Ebook Series (Free Downloads) Homeschooling and the Large Family Homeschooling Todders & Preschoolers A Simple Plan (Free Online Planner for the […]