Homeschooling, Large Family

Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum

My family and I took a trip to the Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum in Seminole, Oklahoma. Their slogan is, ‘Where children play to learn… and adults learn to play’. We had a wonderful time so I thought I would share some pictures and information about the museum on the blog. Because the weather here has… Read More Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum


Tips for Teaching Your Child to Read

I am not an expert in teaching reading. So far, I have one child who is a very good reader, and 2 that are making progress. My 12 year old daughter is an excellent reader. She loves to read. We can go to the library, get books, and she will have read a whole chapter… Read More Tips for Teaching Your Child to Read


MFW – Exploration to 1850 – Midyear Review

We are just about half way through our curriculum for this year. For those who don’t know, we are using My Father’s World – Exploration to 1850 for Bible, history and science. I have a 6/7th grader, a 3rd grader, 1st grader and several littles. Bible For Bible this cycle, they have planned to memorize… Read More MFW – Exploration to 1850 – Midyear Review

Homeschooling, Large Family

8 of My Favorite Children’s Books

I have had friends ask me lately which children’s books we love, so I thought a blog post about it was in order. *Below are some affiliate links, which means if you order through the link I will receive a small compensation. Most books listed below can be used with boys and girls. There are… Read More 8 of My Favorite Children’s Books


Homeschool Curriculum Update

  I know I already posted about our curriculum choices for the 2017-2018 school year… but we have made a few changes. For some reason (ok, lots of them) I just can’t seem to get things together this year for school. I think we are finally getting into some routine and will be able to… Read More Homeschool Curriculum Update


First Week of School Recap

*This post contains some affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I will receive a small compensation.   We have officially completed our first week of MFW Exploration to 1850. It was a little rough, as we are adjusting to a new schedule, having another child thrown into the mix,… Read More First Week of School Recap


Our 2017 Homeschool Curriculum

*This post contains some affiliate links. If you decide to purchase through the link I will receive a small commission. 🙂 Another school year is upon us! It will be very different for us this year as we are living in our camper now. We will need to figure out a new routine and a… Read More Our 2017 Homeschool Curriculum


Our Homeschooling Journey

I didn’t come into homeschooling our children easily. In fact, my husband is the one who wanted to homeschool first. About 9 years ago, when our oldest child was 3, Austin came to me and said he wanted to homeschool our kids. My short and simple reply was “no”. Back then, I was thinking only… Read More Our Homeschooling Journey

Homemaking, Homeschooling, Large Family

A Week in Our Life – 5/29/15

In this week in the life video we visit the park, sort and minimize our toys, enjoy some time outside playing with rollie pollies, watch the clouds move during an afternoon thunderstorm and do some shopping! Watch as I take you along for a week in the life of a large, homeschooling family! SaveSave