Rainbow Rice

Do your children love helping you in the kitchen?  My little Piggies can’t get enough of the measuring cups, spoons, funnels, and their favorite has to be the wire whisk.  Sometimes I welcome their help, while other times, I just need to get it done without taking 10 minutes to measure and count 5 Cups […]

ABC Chalkboard Bible Memory Verses

This was our second week of homeschool, and I knew right away that I had picked the wrong bible verses for us to use with our “Letter a Week” program. A lot of the things I use with the boys comes from my own alphabet files that have been around for 20 years.  I also […]

First Day of Home School

We did it!  We successfully planned and completed our first day of home school!  Honestly, I was overwhelmed with so much material that planning was becoming an impossible task.  I finally dug through my old teaching files, looked at some of the new things I had found online, and just jumped in.  I put on […]

Modern Lesson Planner

A few days ago I gave you the new Apple Lesson Planner for Teachers and Homeschool Parents. As promised, I have a new lesson planner for you. This one is a little more teacher friendly.  I added a few more pages that I used as a teacher.  Let’s just take a minute to look at […]


I can’t believe it is time for school to start back!  Where did summer go?? When I started thinking about home schooling my children, I wanted to give it a trial run before committing full time.  Both of my boys are enrolled in Pre-school this year, the oldest for 3 days, and the younger one […]

Curriculum for Ages 3-4

When I began the process for planning curriculum for my children, I started in the logical place – our State Department of Education.  Unfortunately, like many states, they do not make it easy to find curriculum for pre-school students, or they do not provide it at all.  I found a few states that did list […]