7th Annual Homeschool Blog Awards


Hi everyone! I’m so excited! The 7th Annual Homeschool Blog Award Nominations are now OPEN!     Make sure to click the above button and head over to nominate your favorite blogs! You can nominate one blog per category, so there is a lot of love you can send to your favorite bloggers! Here are some of my favorites!  …

Educational Insights: Smens Review & Giveaway


So today, I have another fun little giveaway from Educational Insights for you! Smens Scented Pens! The Smens from Educational Insights have become our latest summer school motivating tool! We’ve been using them to complete our Summer Bridge Activities from Carson Dellosa. We do a lesson each day and the Smens are our “special” pens for these activities. Somehow having…

Family Time Fitness Winner


Thanks to everyone who entered to win the Family Time Fitness giveaway!     Comment #329: Donna – We would love to win this. I am SOOO slack at fitting PE into our days.   Comment #171: Angie – I’m a follower of Confession on Twitter!   Congratulations Donna and Angie! I’ve emailed you already regarding your prizes!   For…

7th Annual Homeschool Blog Awards!


As the winner of the 2010 Best Mom Blog, I’m super excited to see all of the 2011 Homeschool Blog Nominees! Each year there is a list of amazing homeschool blogs, including new blogs as well! It’s a wonderful resource for ideas, inspiration, and a great way to give a little love to all those bloggers out there who have…

Road Trip USA: Maryland Skip Jack Craft


As I mentioned this week in our Road Trip USA Maryland post, we learned about the Maryland Skip Jack boats, then made our own version!   The Skipjack was designated the official state boat of Maryland in 1985. Skipjacks are the last working boats in the US, they are used to dredged oysters from the floor of the Chesapeake Bay…

Road Trip USA: Maryland


  Here are some things we learned about this week: Located Annapolis, MD on our Wall Map Read National Geographic US Atlas and located Annapolis, MD using the mapping grid Reviewed the first two verses of the next verse to our 50 States and Capitals Song Learned about the Mason-Dixon line Learned about the State Flag of Maryland State Boat:…

Science Day: Scientific Measurement


We’ve finally started on our Young Scientist Kits for the year and the kids are loving the experiments. Kit #1 includes 3 separate activities, this one has Recycling, Scientific Measurement, and Magnets.     The first activity we did was on Recycling. This kit discussed the importance of recycling. The kit came with tools to make handmade paper, since we…

Lego Club for Kids


Once a month my kids get to participate in a Lego Club. It’s a super simple concept and the kids love it!   So how do you start your own Lego club? Simple, find about 6-10 kids who love Lego’s and invite them over to show off their stuff! You’ll Need: A gracious host, although you could easily rotate between…

A Day with The Teeny Tot


Welcome to another day with the Teeny Tot ! If you missed it, click here to read last weeks post on keeping your toddler busy during school time. In all honesty, I can’t say I have all the answers for you. Frankly I’ve been amazed at how much interest in school The Teeny Tot has had this year! Last year…

Family Fitness Time Review & Giveaway


Hi everyone! Are you looking for a easy, fun, structured physical education curriculum? I have a wonderful giveaway for you today courtesy the awesome people at Family Time Fitness!   What is Family Time Fitness? “The Fitness 4 Homeschool curriculum is 260 professionally planned lessons, fully detailed with demonstration videos and sure to be the delight of your homeschool day.”…