We are huge readers in our home. Nearly everyday of our learning we start with a morning basket, which is a basket filled with a variety of books covering many subjects. We read again in the afternoon; diving into Science, History or following other interests. We love the routine that
Home Centered Church: Follow the Prophet
This week has been a whirlwind to say the least. A lot of things have happened that were completely unexpected. Well, unexpected to most people. One of the biggest announcements for us was the change to Home Centered Church announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Lessons Learned By a Homeschool Mom
I want to try something new. I want to let you into my life, my mind, my struggles, my successes and how homeschooling is effecting me personally. I’ve decided to do a monthly review of the lessons that I have learned.
Come Follow Me: Finding My Balance
Monday marks a big change for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Monday is the first day of the new curriculum “Come Follow Me.” Over the years the church has changed and adapted the curriculum they use many many times but 2019 marks one of
Hosting My First Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving has got to be one of the most delicious weekends of the entire year. The food, the smells, the company, its all great. This year was a big year. I got to host my first Thanksgiving Dinner and ya know what. It didn’t suck!! Thanksgiving Turkey When you think
Explore Southern Alberta: Birds of Prey Center
In Coaldale there is a hidden gem, The Birds of Prey Center It is perfect for a family or educational outing. The birds are beautiful, the workers are informative and the center does lots of wonderful work to rehabilitate local birds. If you are looking for a fun way to
Incredibles 2: Movie Review with Free Coloring Pages and Recipes
As a young family we are always looking for activities we can do together and enjoy as a whole. We play lots of games, go on adventures and we even go to the movies!! An Incredible Gift Recently, my oldest (5 years old) decided to take his sister to the
Family Game Night with Code Names: Disney
I am a massive Disney fan! The shows, the music, the characters, the merchandise. I love it all! When the opportunity came to host a Codenames: Disney party sponsored by Usaopoly and Tryazon I jumped at the opportunity. I mean, come on, it’s Disney! I received a free copy of
What I Learned During My Social Media Fast
A month ago the youth (ages 12-18) of my church were challenged to go on a social media fast for 7 whole days by our prophet, Russell M. Nelson. I love listening to the broadcasts and devotionals that church leaders share even if they aren’t speaking to my demographic I
6 Tips To Help You Raise Elect Children
As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints I adore our prophet, Russell M Nelson. He is a man of God and we are blessed by his leadership. On June 3 2018, I decided to watch the youth broadcast where he and his wife spoke.