Our Classical Conversations Journey

Classical Conversations Journey Thus Far

After almost 2 years in Classical Conversations, I’m finally understanding a little bit more on how the CC curriculum is set up and how everything  flows together.  Before I get into this year, let me take a step back and be brutally honest about how I was feeling this time last year. I.was.miserable.  I didn’t [Read On]

Monday Facts – Here We Go Again


Fact: This week I think we are finally all healthy!  It’s been a solid 2 weeks of sickness and colds – and I am really glad that we seem to be on the mend.  Bella has three days left of her medicine for her ear infection, and thanks to M&Ms she’s been really good at [Read On]

Homeschooling When Illness Strikes

Homeschooling when Illness Strikes

We have been dealing with someone being sick for over a week now, and it’s getting old. I’m very, very thankful that none of us have had anything more serious than croup (Little Man came down with that) so we’ve nicknamed it the *creeping crud* and keep waiting for it to leave the house.  Thankfully [Read On]

New Veggie Tales Movie – Noah’s Ark!

VeggieTales Giveaway

​ I’m super excited to announce there is a new Veggie Tales Movie arriving March 3rd!  NOAH’S ARK is the first Bible-themed VeggieTales production in more than four years, and stars the voices of Emmy award-winning actor Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal) and Christian singer, actress and radio host Jaci Velasquez. Here’s a sneak peak at [Read On]

Weekly Wrap Up Week 14

Week 14

I’m a little behind and seriously off my game when it comes to weekly wrap up posts! Part of the issue is that by Thursday evening my brain is fried and trying to type a cohesive sentence can be a bit much!!  We’ve had a LOT of fun with different projects these past few weeks [Read On]

So Much VeggieTale Fun Coming Your Way!!

Veggie Tales

There are five new VeggieTales In the House episodes premiering Friday on Netflix! I’m really excited about these episodes, and in just a few moments (that is, just a few paragraphs), you’ll meet the newest members of the VeggieTales family: two new characters who make their debuts in these episodes. But  there is more Veggie [Read On]

How to Build a Lapbook

How to Set up a Lapbook in 4 Easy Steps

I’ve posted a few times that we are really enjoying using lapbooks this year! Every time I post a picture of my girls making them, I get questions on how to put them together and where to get them, so I thought I put together a quick little tutorial. You’ll need the following supplies: * [Read On]

Monday Facts from Friday


This was a very, very busy weekend – and the fact that we got 3 inches of snow on Saturday morning only added to the crazy…or bliss, if you ask the girls!  I must admit I totally over scheduled our entire Friday, but it was so worth it!  Our Monday facts about Friday….. FACT: This [Read On]

The Mediation Saga For S

sibling love

Last Friday we had our *final* mediation for Baby S.  It was scheduled for 2pm, so we headed out at 12:30, managed to get lost (even though we have been to this court house three times!) but arrived on time…only to find out that the case worker and the birth parents weren’t there yet. So [Read On]

Monday Facts on a VERY Busy Week!


After a low key weekend we have a crazy week coming! Thankfully we only have this crazy every 6 weeks or so – but it’s hard to focus when we are constantly on the move!  It will make for a great weekly wrap up post, though! FACT: Last Friday we had S’s mediation. I’ll share [Read On]

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