Free Cursive Font

Free Cursive Font

Even though my son is older, handwriting has always been an “issue” for him. So as part of our homeschool we do practice writing a bit each day during our “regular” school year. Dafont.com has a free cursive font, School Script Dashed, with lines for any of you who might need it for your own kids. Continue Reading →
Poo Paper?

Poo Paper?

Well, here is something green. Well um, maybe it was brown to start? Regardless I think it’s actually quite clever. They make paper stationery products like note cards, journals, and the like out of elephant poo. On their site they tell you about how they actually complete the process and they promise the products they sell in the Poo-tique do not smell stinky at all. For all of you fellow … Continue Reading →
Reading – Internet vs. Books

Reading – Internet vs. Books

Interesting article in the New York Times, Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading? I really do think you can get a lot out of reading online, but a good book is always nice as well. As a homeschooling parent, it is more of a challenge to get my teen son to read a book these days, but pretty easy to get him to read online. Does he get anything … Continue Reading →
Fabulous – Secular Homeschooling Magazine

Fabulous – Secular Homeschooling Magazine

If you are in search of a fabulous, worth-every-penny, non-fluff, homeschooling magazine to subscribe to I highly suggest Secular Homeschooling Magazine. This is a new magazine and I’ve subscribed since the start and have loved every issue (quarterly at the time I am writing this). The editor has a great writing style. On her blog, Diary of a Mad Editor, you can get more of a sense of this also. … Continue Reading →
Do You Know Where Your Money Has Been?

Do You Know Where Your Money Has Been?

So do you ever wonder who else has had the cash in your wallet or maybe where it’s going next? Where’s George is a site that will track your bills across the country for you. You put in the serial number and mark the bill and spend it as usual. Then hopefully the next person that gets it will see your marking and go to Where’s George and enter it’s … Continue Reading →
Independence Day – USA

Independence Day – USA

We are at home today. My son loves to do the firework just as much as my husband. I used to like them when I was younger, but now as a mom I’m not so crazy about them at all. I just try to stay out of their way today and let them do their thing. Yesterday, for our homeschooling (we just do very small planned things in the summer) … Continue Reading →
Back to School Ads – ALREADY?

Back to School Ads – ALREADY?

As a homeschooling family the Back to School ads are always a bit interesting since we view things a bit different. I couldn’t believe it though going through all my emails today that I had my very first Back to School ad here on just July 1! Yikes! Continue Reading →