An Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science
Homeschooling | interest led learning

An Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science

Inspire interest led science with this wonderful ocean life book! It began when my oldest son was only three years old. He was absolutely obsessed with marine life. He knew everything there was to know about sharks by the time he was four. He could list off his favorite tropical fish and discuss the world’s…

The Most Important Thing I Do To Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year
Homeschooling | interest led learning

The Most Important Thing I Do To Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year

As promised, this year I am taking you through how we get ready for a new homeschool year as I am actually doing it – in real time. This is the very first thing I do to get started.  Our very first year homeschooling, I spent so of my prep time organizing.  I had shelves…

Marriage | Motherhood | Parenting

What Being A ‘Special Needs’ Mom Has Taught Me About Just Plain Being A Mom

I was chatting with a younger momma recently who asked me to share some tips and tricks for motherhood. She said she thought our life, and all it’s crazy, might have taught me a few things that she could apply in her life as well (with or without special needs). She’s right. Most of the…

Autism | Homemaking | Survival Mode

How To Get The Laundry Done and Not Hate Your Life

We talk about big things here. Hard things. Messy things. Things like chronically ill children and autism and dyslexia and depression and step-families. And…sometimes, the things that have the greatest impact are the smallest victories. That what makes life easier, are the simple tricks that give us a little room to breathe, a little bit…