Thanks Yoplait!


Have you ever given your Teeny Tot a frozen Gogurt? Well, they’re popular around here, and so I finally bit the bullet and tossed one her way… To say it was a success would have been an understatement. And the result…drum roll please….an overwhelming “THUMBS UP” from the Teeny Tiny Tot. She cried when it was all gone and I…

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Whole Wheat Bready Goodness!


I LOVE the smell of fresh baked bread! And after several attempts at different recipes, my husband has finally perfected it! (Yes, I said my HUSBAND).I’ve tried to make the bread, but let’s just say it doesn’t go so well and leave it at that shall we?The recipe we used is from the Urban Homemakers website, and so far has…

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Model’s for Little Guys


My son has been interested in building models but I always thought he was too young until I found this X-Wing Fighter! I found this one at Michael’s. They say 8+ years, so he did it together with Dad. They are no paint, no glue, snap together pieces, so they do have to be able to read the numbers to…

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Prek Letter E


Welcome to the Letter E where we’ll be having fun with Elephants! Letter E Memory Verse: Even a child is known by his doings. Proverbs 20:11 Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 Read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and put up the letter on…

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When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Firefighter


The Old Schoolhouse recently sent me the WannaBe™-When I Grow Up I Want to be a Firefighter unit to review. I thought this would be a great unit for my son who loves firemen! It was well written and fairly engaging for him, though he’s only 6. One thing he did ask for right off the bat was “Where are…

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Download –N- Go: Expedition Australia


I was recently offered the opportunity to review the “Expedition Australia” Download N Go unit study by Amanda Bennett for The Old Schoolhouse. I’ve been interested in the Download N Go units for awhile, so this was a wonderful treat for us! The Download N Go studies are intended to be a 5 day unit study. Each day you explore…

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Join the 2010 Ultimate Blog Party!


The 2010 Ultimate Blog Party is about to start and this is my first time participating! I’m looking forward to meeting new blogging friends and surfing all the fabulous blogs that are out there for moms! Here’s what 5 Minutes says about the party: “The Ultimate Blog Party has become an exciting tradition in the “Momosphere”. It is a bloggy…

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Outdoor Observations…


My 2nd grader came to me today and said that she wanted to study plants and she needed a Nature Walk grid. She had a bucket in one hand and a magnifying glass in the other. Now, I definitely didn’t plan this, but hey, who am I to tell a kid they can’t go learn right? So…I gave her the…

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Mom, I Need Help!


I thought I’d share a great idea a fellow homeschool mom in my local group gave me! It’s my helper for when the kids need my help, but need to wait for me for whatever reason (I’m helping a sibling, on the phone, talking to Daddy, etc). Because I know you’ll ask: The little people clips are from Lakeshore Learning,…

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Add It Math Game


Hi everyone! Are you looking for a fun way to teach addition to your children that doesn’t involve flashcards in the typical way? Well, look no further! I created this fun game called “Add It!” and I wanted to share it with you all today! (Note: I edited the game board so it now goes left to right. This picture…

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The Mommy Answering Machine


Don’t you wish you had one of these? “Mommy?” pause, “Mommy?” pause, “Mommy?” pause… “Hello, all Mommies are currently assisting other callers. Your call is very important to us. Please stay on the line and your call will be answered by the next available Mommy. Thank you.” (enter muzak)

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Prek Letter A


Welcome to the Letter A where we’ll be having fun with Ants! Letter A Memory Verse: All have sinned and come short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23 Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7 Read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and put…

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