Resource | A Christmas Carol curriculum for homeschooling

Resource | A Christmas Carol curriculum for homeschooling

Time spent together, reading great books out loud can be some of the best memories you make with your children. This Christmas, I hope you’re snuggling up with this book by a warm fire, with a cozy blanket and a mug of hot tea. Maybe there’s a frost in the air and you’re busy making up [...]

Free sight word printables for little learners

Free sight word printables for little learners

Like Kate, I never though I'd be the homeschooling type. But 2020 had other plans for me. So while my son's preschool was cancelled, I took a turn in the driver's seat, teaching-wise, and let's just say I didn't hate it as much as I thought I would. Hence, these sight word puzzles that I [...]

Free daily to-do printable for The Good and the Beautiful ELA curriculum

Free daily to-do printable for The Good and the Beautiful ELA curriculum

This year my kids have started using The Good and The Beautiful's language arts curriculum, and even though it's just day 2 of school I'm already feeling more relaxed and in-control than I have in previous years with different ELA curriculum. What I love about this curriculum is that it's all-inclusive for ELA -- they're [...]

Don’t suppress your pandemic rage. The world needs it.

Don’t suppress your pandemic rage. The world needs it.

I had mostly succeeded at scrubbing my vocabulary of curse words when my oldest child became sentient, but lately they've crept back into my head. And also my speech. Apparently dropping an F-bomb here or there releases endorphins, which is probably why these words keep rising to my lips unbidden. There is a serious lack [...]

Hi, special needs mom who’s not doing okay in this pandemic. You’re not alone.

Hi, special needs mom who’s not doing okay in this pandemic. You’re not alone.

Hey, there. How are you? I mean really, how are you? Our lives have collectively hit an abrupt change, and some of those feeling it the hardest are our kids with special needs. Our kids for whom routine is paramount to having a successful day. From what I'm seeing on my special needs Facebook group feeds, we [...]