What’s your holiday motto? In recent years there has been a big trend to pick a “word of the year” to inspire and motivate you. On Happier with Gretchen Rubin (my favorite podcast!), they discussed creating a “holiday motto” Borrowing from holiday hymns, songs and themes, she and her sister/cohost Elizabeth suggested ideas like: •… Read More What’s Your Holiday Motto?
I love the whole advent season. The expectation. The joy. The peace that comes when we make it a priority. I enjoy advent reading as a part of that process. In recent years, a variety of new advent reading resources have become available to really enhance your holiday season. Here are some of my favorite… Read More 7 Advent Reading Ideas for Moms
It’s Black Friday & Cyber Monday deal time! I have been working like one of Santa’s elves digging up all these great Black Friday deals for homeschoolers. I will be adding to this post throughout the weekend as more sales become public so check back often. Leave me a comment if you find one I… Read More Cyber Monday Deals for Homeschoolers [Updated 12 p.m. Mon.]
Magazine subscriptions make a great gift that gives all year. Right now Amazon is offering $5-6 subscriptions (print+digital) on great magazines that would be perfect for you or a student. When you order the print version, you also get the digital version available through supported Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps for iOS and Android… Read More Black Friday Deals Now on Magazine Subscriptions
Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday as we focus on friends, family and food. While most of us are familiar with the first Thanksgiving story, some online lessons can really take you into the time period, people and places of the first Thanksgiving. If you are look for something a little different this year, consider these… Read More First Thanksgiving Lessons for Kids of All Ages