The LEGO Wall

Also known as a boy’s dream wall. LEGO baseplates at the store can run from $9.99 to $12.99 but through the power of Google, I found really inexpensive LEGO baseplates for only $4.19 each. Also, they give a 15% discount to first time customers (use code found here) so the baseplates …

Father’s Day at My House

This is the second year that the Superhero and I have went all out with themed dinners for Father’s Day. Last year we did Star Trek and this year we did Star Wars. (I am a goober and thought Father’s Day was this weekend so we planned our surprise dinner …

Exploring the World

Click the image to visit more journals from homeschooling moms. In my life this week… It has been thunderstorming all week long and our grass is super lush and green.  I realized how horrible I am at Mario Brothers on the Wii. They will never ever play a 3-player game …

How to Catch a Leprechaun

My son is not gullible enough to fall for this anymore, but I’ve tried. I gave him a sob story about how I saw a real leprechaun behind our couch when I was his age and I spent months looking for it. (For real, I did spend months looking for …

Symbols of St. Patrick’s Day

The Shamrock “Shamrock” is the common name for several different kinds of three-leafed clovers native to Ireland. The shamrock was chosen Ireland’s national emblem because of the legend that St. Patrick had used it to illustrate the doctrine of the Trinity. The Trinity is the idea that God is really …

A Wee Bit O’ Fun

UPDATE: The winner of this giveaway is KD! With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, we are very excited here at my house! Of my very mixed ancestry, I am mostly Irish so Paddy’s Day is a fun time for us. I even make Irish food every day for almost …

Genealogy for Kids

The year after my husband and I were married, my father-in-law told me a story that changed my life. As a young Army mechanic stationed in his ancestral Germany during the late 1960’s, he spied an old book in a small bookshop that detailed his family history and even included …

Genealogy for Kids: part 2

Now that you’ve succeeded in getting your children interested in digging into their roots, here are some tips and fun activities to help you trace your tree. 1. Start with you and work backwards. It is almost a given that you can trace your tree back at least 3 generations …

Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Everything within God’s great creation is made of molecules. His first action in His divine plan of human creation was to give us a home. A nice solid planet. He filled our planet with this glorious liquid called water, and surrounded it with a clean and clear gas called oxygen. …