Latin was a subject I would have never thought to teach my children, but then again I never thought I would be homeschooling my children in the first place. Funny how life throws some amazing curve balls. Once I began thinking about homeschooling and doing research, I quickly saw how Latin takes a part in our everyday lives. We’ve done two years of Latin now, finished a program, and were ready to move onto a more advanced Latin program, this year. For this reason, I was excited to have a chance to review Latina Christiana Complete Set from Memoria Press.
History is all about digging a little deeper. One of the ways we love to do this is with a good book. One great resource for these historical biographies is Heroes of History from YWAM Publishing. We had the pleasure of reviewing Heroes of History- William Bradford and it was a wonderful addition to our Ambleside Online Year 3 studies of the Pilgrims. Read more
I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on motherhood, parenting and life in general. I keep coming back to the thought that we need to follow our hearts. Even when it is very different than what others think is best.
Over the past month, I have spent a lot of time planning for Lent for the kiddos and myself. Here are a few of the resources we will be using this year.
It’s been a crazy week. In addition to our normal craziness, Sugar Plum is now “almost” completely potty trained at home – she still refuses to use the potty outside our home.
That aside, the potty training has led to the “I need to wake up every few hours in the night and early in the morning” stage, which I am not a fan of.
As a Catholic family, it’s important to us that we have good resources for our children that highlight our faith. There are many Catholic books out there, but these are a few of our favorites right now.
New Year’s Eve is a time to reflect. A time to look at all the things we’ve done and tried, what worked and what could have been better.
As I am reflecting on the past year, I thought I would share those things that worked and didn’t work for us in the 2016.