Education · Homeschooling

Kindergarten at Home: a day in the life of us

It's already September and we've been working and playing our way through Kindergarten for nearly a month now! It's been a while since I've updated on our family, so I thought this would be the perfect time to share what life is like for us this fall. Homeschooling through preschool was certainly a journey in… Continue reading Kindergarten at Home: a day in the life of us

Gluten Free · Healthy Living · Recipes

Almond Milk Cinnamon Honey Latte

After a warm-ish (100+ degree), Midwestern August week, today's rain is like a balm for this fall-loving mama's soul! I'm already shamelessly busting out the pumpkins, lanterns, and cinnamon-flavored EVERYTHING. ❤ I created this delish and easy-to-make latte recipe in hopes that it will go ahead and bring on the fall! Naturally dairy and gluten… Continue reading Almond Milk Cinnamon Honey Latte

Family

Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

I don’t know about anyone else here in the Midwest, but this summer’s hot, sticky, cut-with-a-knife humidity has basically rendered me useless everywhere except my basement! It's. So. Hot. But with two wiggly, energetic kids (and a couple of wiggly, energetic indoor pets) we all end up needing some quiet, fun activities to accomplish in… Continue reading Hygge-Inspired Summer Activities for Your Family

Baking List · Gluten Free · Home Life · Recipes

Strawberry Blackberry Pie

This last Sunday we didn’t have any plans for the afternoon, so our family went blackberry picking our church community garden.   We filled a wicker basket so heavy neither of my kids could carry it! When we got home and washed everything up, we discovered that we had picked almost a gallon (!) of… Continue reading Strawberry Blackberry Pie

Education · Family · Homeschooling

15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day

The amazingly creative learning activity you planned was a total bust and ended in toddler tears. You lost your keys somewhere between changing the baby's diaper and packing the snacks for after soccer practice. The kids' bad attitudes are quickly growing contagious, and you have absolutely zero plan for dinner. I've been here. So many… Continue reading 15 Ways to Turn Around a Chaotic Homeschooling Day