If He Had Not Come – A Christmas Book to Add to Your List

Do you like to read Christmas stories to your children in the weeks leading up to Christmas? If so, then you’ll want to add If He Had Not Come to your Christmas stories list this year! If He Had Not Come is a classic Christmas story written by Nan F. Weeks that has been reintroduced […]

Heritage History Academy Online Curriculum review

Heritage History Online Academy

Compensation for this post was provided by Heritage-history.com. Opinions expressed here are my own. For the past month and a half I have had the opportunity to test out Heritage History Online Academy in our homeschool. http://www.heritage-history.com My son who is in 8th grade was the tester. I have been homeschooling Derek for 5 years […]

Worth the Inconvenience

Worth the Inconvenience quote

Pregnancy is not among my favorite things. My three pregnancies haven’t been miserable, by any means. Though I had my share of morning sickness, heartburn, and aches & pains, I have to admit that I didn’t have more than my share. Still, at its very best, pregnancy is a challenging time, even as it’s a […]

Year-Round Homeschooling During the Holidays

Find out what homeschooling through the holidays looks like for year-round homeschoolers.

*Please note this post includes affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy for more information.* My favorite thing about being a year round homeschooler is that I can pick and choose when I want to take breaks throughout the year or I can take things as they come. For the last 3 years we have […]

X is for Xylography

Here is a fun learning experience for your child!

I learned a new word recently that starts with “X”: Xylography, which is the art of wood engraving in order to print with it! Xylography is the oldest know relief printmaking technique. It started in China, and then spread to Europe. We decided to try it at our home to make a Christmas scene “stamp” […]

Wonderful Christmas Books

There isn’t anything better than wrapping up in a cozy blanket or robe and sitting by the fire to read books this time of year.  There are so many wonderful books to choose from!  I asked some friends what their favorite holiday books were and I also went through our favorites and I’ve compiled them […]

V is for Vacation


ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays – V is for Vacation Like many homeschoolers, we plan our vacations for times when most public schools are in session.  This usually means there are smaller crowds at our destination, and that is a benefit for our son who is on the Autism Spectrum.  We also like this […]

Great Homeschool Giveaway- December {Over $900 in prizes}

Here is a great homeschool prize pack valued at over $900!

You’ll love this month’s Great Homeschool Giveaway event. It is full of awesome resources to usher in the new year. Welcome to the December Edition of Great Homeschool Giveaways! Each month, Homeschool Giveaways and Ben and Me, along with a host of homeschool blogging friends, are bringing the homeschool community GREAT GIVEAWAYS and FREEBIES! Here’s […]

U is for Unit Study- FREE Legend of the Candy Cane Unit Study

ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays: Unit Study based on The Legend of the Candy Cane

This post is part of the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays series. To see a list of all the posts in this series, click here. ‘U’ is for unit study, as in the fun and festive kind with information gathered through the joy of the season! Our homeschool takes place on the road in […]

S is for Snowday {Free printable sight word book}

Free Snowday Sight Word Book

Hello, I am Meeghan from Sight and Sound Reading. We teach children to read for free, we help struggling readers, we give tips (and free worksheets!) to teachers and parents teaching beginning reading. It is fun to see how excited children get when they hear snow is coming. Winter, for a child, is a fun […]