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July 2020 Monthly Family Challenge

Happy July everyone and welcome to the July 2020 Monthly Family Challenge! Long time, no see! I took most of the month of June off as between my birthday, new scheduling as my husband is back to work but working from home and trying to finish up our school year,…

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Monthly Family Challenge June 2020

My family is going to start a monthly family challenge and I thought I would share it with you all as well. With everything that has been happening in the world the last 5 months or so, we have all had a lot more time at home. This has led…

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Kiwi Crate Review

Today I want to bring you a Kiwi Crate review. Do you know what Kiwi Crate is? Have you heard of this subscription box for kids? We subscribed to it at Christmas 2018. It was a nice little surprise for our son that he could look forward to every month….

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Aprill Fools Day Covid-19 Edition

Today is April 1st, also known as April Fools Day.  It’s the day of pranks and hijinks with those you love…or at least it is in our household.  My son loves pranks and the idea of April Fools puts him over the moon.  He loves pranks a little too much…

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Got Game?

As I post this, we are on our way back to Ohio after spending 9 days with my sister-in-law and her family in a suburb of Chicago. Last year they came our way for Christmas to see our new house and in general one of us tries to go to…

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Where Did Fall Go?

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been able to post….we’ve had a multitude of yearly appointments and busyness that has been taken over most of my days. October is always our busiest month of the year. Between Stephen’s birthday, Halloween,parties, fall activities (pumpkin patch, etc), yearly check-ups, etc I…

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Brown Belt in the House!

We have a brown belt in the house! I am so proud of this kid, I can’t even tell you. Last testing cycle he missed getting his belt with his class and barely passed on a 2nd chance with individual make up testing because his self confidence was a bit…

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Homeschool Reading

We bought a nice little stack of homeschooling and parenting books from the homeschool convention.  I still have a couple more coming, but here’s the majority of what we bought as well as one I ordered based on information from one of the lectures.  I am starting this stack of…

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Great Homeschool Convention Day 3

It’s the third and final day of the Midwest GHC and we’ve decided to take it easy today. We had morning sessions we had originally planned on going to, but with how Creative Kid was yesterday we decided t0 get in one last swim this morning before we have to…

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Great Homeschool Convention Day 2

The morning of day 2 was an early one.  Sessions started at 8:30 and we had to go to the kids program to drop off Creative Kid first and we needed to grab some breakfast along the way.  We went down to the convenience store/Starbucks inside our hotel and grabbed…

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