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The Top 10 Best Middle-Grade Books That Teach Valuable Lessons

Posted in Reading Lists and Book Lists on July 27, 2017

The best chocies for middle grade kids that need to read quality books

I love to read! Reading is a way to explore other worlds without ever leaving the comfort of your home. I’m even working on my first novel now. Though my novel will be aimed at teens and young adults, I’m all about spreading the book love to all ages. You can never start too early! Read More »

It's Hard to Learn with a Tired Mind

Posted in Lifestyle on July 21, 2017

A girl falling asleep with glasses falling off her head

When we're trying to learn something new, it can be difficult to feel like we're making progress. Sometimes things just won't click, no matter how hard you're trying, and no matter what you do you just can't seem to grasp the solution to a problem. So, anything you can do to make this easier must Read More »

Finding the Planets with your Telescope

Posted in Homeschooling on July 9, 2017

Billions of stars and planets

After spending time studying the Moon, the next easiest heavenly bodies to find in the night sky are the planets in our solar system. Using your new telescope (or in many cases even a pair of binoculars will work just fine) to find the planets will truly bring home how far away they are compared Read More »

Make the Family Tree an Important Part of Your Celebration

Posted in Home School Creative Commons Resources on July 8, 2017

A tree with family members standing around it

Are you familiar with your genealogy? Do you know your family heritage? It doesn’t matter if you’re an ancestry buff or if you’ve never traced your lineage – making a printed family tree is a rewarding experience. Especially when you incorporate it into a family event, no matter the reason for family celebration. You can Read More »

Breath in, Breath out: How Meditation Can Make You a Better Mom

Posted in Lifestyle on June 21, 2017

Yoga for Mom

The Challenges of Motherhood Being a mother isn’t easy. It doesn’t matter if you are a ‘full-time’ homeschooling mom or a working mom. An afterschooling mother, a working homeschool mom, or just a stay-at-home mom. You are constantly multitasking, trying to balance your new-found role as the ultimate caretaker of a child, and rediscovering how Read More »