Our Homeschool Room

Since starting our homeschool adventure five years ago we have lived in three different homes. We have set up shop in a play room/office/school space combination room, the dining table, a bonus room that served has half bedroom and half school room and now, a designated school room. My point is, you don’t need a […]

Jemma’s Nanea Inspired Paper Hawaiian Lei DIY

Aloha, Nanea! We’ve been anticipating your arrival, and girl, you were worth the wait! From the historical Pearl Harbor scene to the comfort of Jemma’s room, welcome! Yes, it’s true – American Girl has launched a new BeForever doll, Nanea Mitchell, a Hawaiian-American 9-year-old who lives in Hawaii during a pivotal time in American history, 1941. […]

Jemma’s Fall Reading List and a Giveaway!

I’ll never take credit for Jemma learning to read. Shortly after she turned 5 I casually started reviewing BOB books with her. Then, before I knew it, she was reading chapter books.  I wish there was a trick I could share, but really, it was just that. The only insight I have is that we keep […]

Our Homeschool Days — Powering Up Imaginative Play

This post was sponsored by Duracell as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. There are so many reasons we decided to homeschool this year. More than I’ll probably ever be able to put into words or fully understand. Dominic and I both knew in our hearts that it was best and day by […]