Must Have STEAM Books

Must Have STEAM Books

I am sure by now you know that STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Now we are throwing something else in the mix… art. After all, isn’t art centered around creative thinking? Adding art to all of these subjects creates a...
Christmas with Netflix | Family Friendly Movies to Stream

Christmas with Netflix | Family Friendly Movies to Stream

Family time is important to us during the holidays, and there’s nothing we like better than to snuggle up on the couch and watch a great holiday movie. And Netflix has some fun Christmas movies to tempt the whole family.   No matter what you and your kids like,...
Being A STEAM Smart Girl is Cool | Watch Project MC2 on Netflix

Being A STEAM Smart Girl is Cool | Watch Project MC2 on Netflix

I love getting girls excited about math and science, and am all for shows and books that showcase smart kids doing awesome things. I loved Nancy Drew when I was a kid, and am reading From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler to my kiddos this fall.  ...
Ten 80s Cartoons You Can Stream on Netflix

Ten 80s Cartoons You Can Stream on Netflix

Sharing my (and my husband’s) past with the kids is so important. They love to hear stories of Mom and Dad getting in trouble, making stupid choices, playing tricks on siblings, and of the family fun we used to have. They also love when we share some of the 80s...
Hibernating at Home with Netflix

Hibernating at Home with Netflix

Sometimes hanging out at home with Netflix is the only sensible thing you can do for yourself and your family in late winter. I mean, really… Isn’t the time between Valentine’s Day and the start of spring the toughest there is for a homeschool mom? It is for me....
Homeschooling with Netflix | More Movie and Book Pairings

Homeschooling with Netflix | More Movie and Book Pairings

It’s no secret that we love Netflix – ditching cable television all those years ago in favor of streaming video subscriptions was one of the best decisions we ever made. We get to use great documentaries and shows in our homeschool, have fun family nights, and my...
Simple Fall Family Celebrations

Simple Fall Family Celebrations

Creating simple fall family celebrations with your kids can build a strong sense of unity and create lifelong relationships between siblings. They share something with each other that nobody else does. They have memories of family celebrations with one another that...
Homeschooling Because of Mental Illness

Homeschooling Because of Mental Illness

It’s no secret – homeschooling is on the rise. It’s becoming wildly more popular, accommodating, varied, and even – dare I say? – mainstream. Gone are the days of stereotypes and denim jumpers, homeschoolers are as different as they are...
RLL 35: What This Homeschool Mom Doesn’t Do

RLL 35: What This Homeschool Mom Doesn’t Do

People ask often how I do it all. I try to tell them that I simply don’t — that there are balls I drop regularly, but I’m not sure they completely believe me. In today’s episode, I tell you all the things I don’t do. The home and...