Monthly Archives: June 2013

Compass Classroom

Disclosure: The following contains affiliate links. I call myself a curriculum junkie. It started slowly when I first began researching homeschool curriculum. But my addiction grew with each passing year. I really LOVE to research new curriculum. And if I get a chance to see and review curriculum, well, that’s even better. I was a […]

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Cultivating a Servant’s heart

You don’t have to teach children to imagine. They don’t have to learn, because imaginative play is a part of normal child development. That doesn’t mean that you don’t need to cultivate it, especially as a child gets older. And some people do seem to be more imaginative than others. I’ve also found that small […]

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First Grade is “done” – Second Grade Plans

We are wrapping up 1st grade for 6 year old Lizzie. It’s been a good year and she has learned a lot. Most of it was very relaxed learning. I’ve often remarked to my husband that it’s a good thing that God did not give me Lizzie first. If He had, I might be one […]

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Pinterest Fireplace Makeover Project

Pinterest. It’s something that I both love and hate. I love it because there are such neat ideas on there. Yummy recipes, fun kid activities, decorating, crafts, lesson plans, and more. It’s amazing how many creative people there are. On the other hand, it can be a time sucker and addictive. Plus there are the […]

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