The Bean Jar


I have been reading a great homeschooling book called Leadership Education: The Phases of Learning by Oliver DeMille. I’ll talk more about that in another post, but I wanted to share a great idea that…

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Classic Read-a-Loud’s for 7- to 11-Year-Old Boys


Sometimes it’s hard to get young boys to pick up a book to read. One way to encourage young children to read is to read to them. Start a family story time, and in time…

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Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling Kindergarten


This year my youngest son and I have embarked on an adventure together–homeschooling kindergarten. I brought my older two boys home from public school after second grade, so this year is my first year to…

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DIY Valentine’s Day Heart Stamp


I am always looking for fun, easy Valentine’s Day crafts to do with my kids. I saw this easy DIY heart stamp on Pinterest and just had to give it a try. It is such…

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Fall Leaf Wreath


Here is a fun fall activity you can do with your kids. All you need are a few supplies and you can make this wreath in 30 minutes or less. Supplies needed: Fall leaves Paper…

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