S is for 7 Starter Spelling Word Lists

  I finally decided it’s time to get started with spelling words. Charlie starts first grade soon, and shortly after that we’ll be starting Lena on Kindergarten (although I really don’t like labeling their grade level since we teach a variety of levels depending on where the kids are with … Continue reading

Library Resources

Libraries are one of our top resources for finding educational materials. There is such a variety and amount of information it would take a lifetime to consume every bit of material. Every library is different. Some have more resources than others, but they all have something educational. Librarians will also … Continue reading

B is for Books to Read Together

Reading time with the kids is one of my favorite parts of the day. This isn’t the shorter stories we read for bedtime or through the day.  These are chapter books we’re reading together, usually in the mid afternoon when just enough energy has been spent to make us all … Continue reading

A is for April Writing Prompts for Kids

I know my girls aren’t quite to the point of writing for themselves just yet, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a story to tell. Here is a list of writing or journal prompts for every day of the month of April. Kids of all ages can use them. … Continue reading