Half Way Through 1st Grade

Wow! Has it really been 21 weeks since we started our 1st grade curriculum?! This year seems to be flying by. Here is a little run down of how our year has gone so far. Figuring our Curriculum Our biggest challenge of homeschooling is deciding on curriculum. This year we have decided to use several different programs and they are working well for us. Our first program that we use is Reading Eggs. I stumbled Read More

Getting the homeschool routine down.

Wow! We are on week 11 of our school year. It has gone by so fast,  and I am so happy to watch my little guy grow and learn before my eyes. This year has been so much easier, organized, fun, and we are learning so much. Choosing a curriculum The number one thing that has helped us so far this year, was finding a good curriculum. Last year I tried to just make it Read More

Our Year In Review

Wow! Is the year already coming to an end? We have 10 more days until 2017, and I am so not ready. The end of the year also signifies that Chief will be another year older. His birthday is December 31st, so we always celebrate with a bang. The Good Times This year we started our official home school journey. It came on suddenly, but it was so worth it. To say that it has been Read More

Baking Christmas Cookies

It’s that time of year, time to bake Christmas Cookies. We invited Chief’s best friend Hadley Girl over to join us and they had a blast. Our Recipes We didn’t do anything to crazy, I use a Chewy Sugar Cookie Recipe I found while googling. It was super duper simple and easy to make. The longest part was waiting for the dough to get cold so we could roll it out and cut them into Read More

Homemade Homeschool

As a homeschooling family with a single income, we find our own ways to create our homeschool materials. Little man has been struggling with his recognition of letters, and tracing. So we are trying a new approach. He previously used sandpaper letters when he was in Montessori school, so here is my take on them. They are super easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. Here is what you will need: Supplies: Glitter Paper ( in Read More

Our First Post!

Well I finally decided to do this. Where to start? Well, here is a bit about our family. My name is Brittny, and I am a stay at home mom to a very adventurous three and a half-year old and a wife to one amazing husband who makes this all happen. I haven’t always been a stay at home mom, I had big dreams of working in a busy office and being important in the Read More