Halfway Through No Screen Month

I have been enjoying No Screen Month and although we haven't been totally strict with it, we have still been reaping some great benefits. Here are some pics highlighting how our month has gone so far. We've done lots more puzzles.  So good for your brain! Kidron and Melody made a road trip to see … Continue reading Halfway Through No Screen Month

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Grace Found in a Country Cottage (Part 1)

Hi Everyone, We've had some big changes in our family in the month of September. Besides school starting and getting adjusted to a new school year, our month has been filled with paperwork, packing, cleaning, painting, yard work, hauling off trash, moving stuff, and babysitting--lots of babysitting!  Why you may ask?  After many months of … Continue reading Grace Found in a Country Cottage (Part 1)

Highlights of our First Week of School and Some Exciting News!

Hi Friends!  It's Friday and that means we have almost finished our first full week of school!  What a week it has been!  Just thought I'd share some highlights with you through (mostly) pictures. Dad hugged all the school kids good-bye. We watched the eclipse on Monday!   ​​ My five-year-old has been wanting me … Continue reading Highlights of our First Week of School and Some Exciting News!

First Day of School Ideas (and a FREE download for homeschoolers!)

Hello!  We are getting all geared up to start school on Monday!  I thought it might be helpful to write a post about how to make the first day special and help ease any anxiety that might try to crop up. At our house this year we will have one college student, three public schooled … Continue reading First Day of School Ideas (and a FREE download for homeschoolers!)