We Made The Sock Snowmen

We Made the Sock Snowmen Try this fun, simple homeschool sock snowmen project today! I have been seeing this clip on Facebook of these adorable sock Snowmen being made so today T and I got down to business and followed the directions. These are SO easy to make and they turn into fantastic Christmas presents! […]

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Top Five Kid Friendly Christmas Projects and Plans

Kid Friendly Christmas Projects and Plans The closer we get to Christmas, the harder it becomes to maintain T’s focus on schoolwork.  For this reason I have learned to include a lot more hands on learning to our December curriculum.  Here are five of my favorites that hopefully, will keep him in his seat. 1. […]

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Out and About : Christmas Activities in the Tri Cities TN 2015

Out and About : Christmas Activities in the Tri Cities TN (and beyond..)2015 Santa is making his list and I am making mine. Here is what I have gathered for everything that looks interesting in Elizabethton, Bristol, Kingsport and Johnson City organized by date.  I also included a few from Dollywood because it’s worth the […]

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How To Celebrate World Kindness Day

How To Celebrate World Kindness Day With Your Family Friday, November 13th, 2015 #WorldKindnessDay Who would imagine Friday the 13th could be so full of hope and love? Leave it to World Kindness Day to transform and breath new light into something generally considered dark. I have posted before about how deeply I feel the importance […]

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Fall Brown Bag Tree Project

Fall Brown Bag Tree Project Simple home school art project…. Looking for a super easy, fun fall art project? I was. I found just the thing and luckily had all the supplies already. Chances are, you do too. All credit and inspiration come from Pikadilly Charm. Please check out her blog post with complete directions […]

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Kids Contests Worth Entering 2015 – 2016

Contests Worth Entering 2015 – 2016 The Top 3 Best Kids Contests So Far… I have offered a list like this before and I will do one again. It’s fun for T to enter these contests and often they offer substantial rewards. As a homeschooled student, opportunities to join group activities are always welcome into our […]

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Rita – TED Talks

Rita Pierson: Every Kid Needs A Champion This is the kind of passion I would love to see in every teacher, every day.  Check out this TED Talk, where Rita Pierson reminds us that, “Teaching and learning should bring joy.” Learn about the importance she places on the relationship. I love when she tells us she […]

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Homeschool Recess Rocks!

Homeschool Recess Rocks One of the best parts of homeschooling is that school can be anywhere and so can recess. We try to get out for recess every day. It’s a nice break and we have found some of the greatest places we would not have known about had we kept T in public school. Homeschooling […]

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