Oh the dreaded February! If it hasn’t hit you already, it’s coming…one of the worst months of a homeschooling families’ year, thank goodness it’s a short one…though this year that extra day may just send me over the edge. The excitement of Christmas is over and we’ve been living in cold, dark days for just too … [Read more…]
If you’ve listened to Episode 1 of our Podcast, you’ll know that I mentioned a fun activity called Making Words. This is an activity I did with my students when I was teaching both Kindergarten and Grade 1. Here’s the gist of it: What you need: letter tiles glue paper or literacy journal (what we … [Read more…]
Have you noticed I always do “10 things about” lists? I think it’s because as a teen I loved the movie “10 Things I Hate About You.” And while we’re being honest, I still totally do! What better way to get Shakespeare in than a little Heath, amIright?!? Let’s change it up a bit today … [Read more…]
Because we’re all a bit new around here, I thought I would introduce myself. And it’s Friday! My husband and I were engaged after dating for only a month! We were married 4 months later We will be celebrating our 10th (YES TENTH!!!) anniversary this May! I love ripped jeans and tees with cheeky … [Read more…]
Literacy is something I get asked about a lot. It’s probably because my background in early childhood education gave me the opportunity to teach many, many kids to read, including my own. When most kids enter kindergarten or grade 1 (the grades I taught) they don’t know how to read, yet when they leave, they … [Read more…]
Homeschooling in an amazing journey, and I have grown to like it more and more the longer I do it. I have to say, the first year of homeschooling is so interesting! And just like each stage of parenthood, you only do your first year once…so soak it up and enjoy the ride! 1. You won’t have time … [Read more…]
Taaaa-daaaa!! We (my incredibly handsome hubby and I) made a podcast bright and early Saturday morning and we would love if you’d take a listen! Check it out here!!!!
Early in our marriage, my husband made all the food Really, I never cooked!! It was amazing! Before we met and fell in love he was trained in culinary arts and worked at several restaurants as a chef. It was like having a personal Chef, and who doesn’t want a personal chef? Then we had … [Read more…]