People with Down Syndrome tend to be lumped together, as if they are all alike. Nothing could be further from the truth! People with Down Syndrome have more in common with family members, than with other people who have Down […]
If we are going to talk straight about our diagnosis of Down Syndrome it may not show my best side, so Let’s get this straight from the beginning I love my son. I fell impossibly, and irrevocably in love with […]
Toddler Joy in the Home School: Tips to Teaching Your Kids Without Letting the Toddler Destroy the House!
Toddlers are so full of wonder and enthusiasm for life. They bring us joy. But when we are trying to explain a difficult concept to an older child, or delve into some Biblical wisdom, or even have a nice read […]
I learned to make play dough way back in high school, early childhood education class. It takes only a couple of minutes to make a whole load of it, AND it costs pennies! You don’t have to worry about the […]
Failed is a strong word Isn’t failing what we fear? Fear of Failure. It may be the #1 reason for NOT choosing to homeschool. I mean, your child’s whole future depends on your competence, right? This is a time […]
I don’t like to heat up my kitchen in the summer. We grill a lot and add in different salads and veggies. This Finger Salad is hearty with a super satisfying crunch. I love to make this up for […]
I don’t remember learning how to plant a tomato per SE, it’s something I’ve just always known. Planting tomatoes was a yearly event in both my parent’s garden, and my grandparent’s. The distinct smell of the young tomato plants, mixed with sun-warmed […]
I have made this herb seasoning for years, now. It is a staple in my kitchen, I season practically everything with it! It is great in soups and stews, works well in many casseroles and rice dishes, and makes a […]
Don’t Let the Homestead Learning Curve Hit You in the Butt! – and if it does, how to get up and shake it off!
When I start anything, I research, and read, then research some more, then read some more! Then, I talk to people, then I read some more. Then plan. I know just how I want to manage my project for […]
Goat Breeding 101: Things You Need To Know Before You Take Your Doe To Her Big Date! (expert advise from a novice)
We’ve had our goats for about a year now, I’ve learned SO MUCH this year! I tend to research stuff to death before I do it, and the goats were no exception, so I had read and read and read […]