Helpful Hints for Homeschooling

August 2, 2012 by 6 Comments

The last few days, I’ve shared helpful hints for homeschooling. Day One: Homeschool Curriculum: Finding Your Family’s Groove Day Two: Homeschool Talk: Growth is a Guarantee Day Three: Homeschooling Young Children Right from the start I loved homeschooling!  I loved setting up the room and …continue reading

Homeschooling Young Children

August 1, 2012 by 1 Comment

This blog is really about Simply Inspired Home Living, but my readers have had a lot of questions and in response I’ve dedicated this ONE week to homeschool talk.  Today’s topic is homeschooling young children! the review stew

Homeschool Talk: Growth is a Guarantee

July 31, 2012 by 4 Comments

This blog is really about Simply Inspired Home Living, but my readers have had a lot of questions and in response I’ve dedicated this ONE week to homeschool talk!  Here’s my lame effort to bridge the gap between the two:  Paint Chip Phonics Cards! Brilliant …continue reading

Homeschool Curriculum: Finding Your Family’s Groove

July 31, 2012 by 10 Comments

Every mom I’ve ever spoken to bears a heavy load of mommy guilt as she attempts to guide her child through life.  Moms constantly hope and pray that they are being sensitive to the needs of their children and making the “right” choices. HenPenDesigns With …continue reading

How to Launch a 2 Liter of Soda with Mentos {Video}

May 29, 2012 by Leave a Comment

 What have you been up to this weekend?!?!  Has it been a blast!??! We had our own little blast…we launched a 2 Liter of Soda with Mentos!!! If you haven’t done this with your family yet, it’s so much fun… we all totally LOVED it!  …continue reading

Tour Williamsburg, VA – Tips and Pics

April 4, 2012 by 7 Comments

Next stop on our journey was Williamsburg and although we know a million people that have visited here, we truly didn’t know what to expect.  We were told to park at the visitors center.  At the visitors center, which was a huge building, we bummed …continue reading

My FAVE: Mount Vernon

April 2, 2012 by 9 Comments

My favorite tour during our travels was definitely Mount Vernon, located near Alexandria, Virginia on the banks of the Potomac River.  This was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The mansion is built of wood and has a …continue reading

Baby Sister, Bridges, Chocolate, and DC

March 31, 2012 by 11 Comments

A little more about our spontaneous road trip!  We are loving this month off of work as he’s switching careers!  The funnest of all our visits was definitely getting to surprise our sweet B’s with a stop off at my sister’s house!  She has a …continue reading

Vacation: Abraham Lincoln’s Early Days in Kentucky

March 28, 2012 by 6 Comments

As we made our way through Kentucky, we were amazed by the vastness of beautiful wide open spaces.  We have the Reader’s Digest ‘The Most Scenic Drives in America: 120 Spectacular Road Trips‘ and loved being led on country roads and seeing so much more …continue reading

Grateful Praise

October 5, 2011 by 6 Comments

Our sweet friends challenged their Sunday School class last year to memorize Psalm 100 by reciting the passage 100 times by Thanksgiving!  We joined them last year and as a family memorized Psalm 100, too. The campaign has spread and this year, the children’s ministry …continue reading

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