Dinosaur and Star Wars Themed Birthday Party Ideas

Blowing Out Their Candles by @sprittibee

My two youngest kids are one month apart for birthdays, so I always like to make it a joint party. The only problem is, they seldom agree on a theme. This year, I decided I would set up the living room for one theme and the dining room for the other, and just try to […]

Are Texas Home School Coalition Conventions for You?

THSC Arlington 2015 - program lookers via @sprittibee

It’s summer. Well, at least for most of us. We have maybe two weeks left of tidying up and tying loose homeschool ends and we are DONE with 11th grade for my teens, Kindergarten for the 6 year old, and Preschool for my littlest guy. I’m in purge mode, research mode, curriculum buying mode, class […]

Perfecting Preschool: Toys

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You can’t have preschoolers without play. In fact, play should make up about 80% of your “schooling”, because it’s God’s built-in learning system for children. It’s what kids do best – and what makes them the most happy. Kids learn when they are happy. I dare you to try and teach a screaming, crying, miserable […]