Education · Family · Favorite Things Friday · Homeschooling

11 Fun Friday Ideas for Your Homeschool

Because sometimes making Friday a little extra special is completely worthwhile! Create a "Morning Message" I love using our giant chalkboard to write and draw something cute and simple (outline only) so Bundle can fill it in right after breakfast. She loves spending time using her imagination, using every  chalk color, and counting all the… Continue reading 11 Fun Friday Ideas for Your Homeschool

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Home Life · Homeschooling

What’s on Our “Morning Chair” (and why we have one)

Make coffee. Sip coffee. Savor the first few (and possibly only) quiet moments of the day. Then embrace the chaos. Anyone else? Our morning routine was...well, not so routine until this last fall. We've been working this year on making our homeschooling mornings more peaceful and smooth, especially the transition from breakfast into the "school" part of… Continue reading What’s on Our “Morning Chair” (and why we have one)

Faith · My Story · Weekly Brew

Weekly Brew: Battlefields

Sometimes our battlefront is right here. In the few minutes of hot coffee we get to enjoy before the sun wakes up. In the chill of the dark, February morning air. In the quiet before the chaos of "Mom, where's my other sock?!" As Sarah Young so eloquently reminds us in Jesus Calling, "Do not spoil… Continue reading Weekly Brew: Battlefields

Coffee · Gluten Free · Healthy Living · Recipes

Power-Breakfast Bananas with Peanut Butter, Honey and Granola

Breakfast is hands down my favorite meal. But the rest of my family aren't really breakfast eaters! That means the muffins, turkey bacon, scrambled eggs, and toast don't happen very often. 🙂 My usual breakfast fare consists of cereal or oatmeal most days, with black coffee and possibly some fruit. But lately, I've been wanting… Continue reading Power-Breakfast Bananas with Peanut Butter, Honey and Granola