Fun Facts About Submarines

Fun Facts About Submarines

  Let’s talk submarines for a bit. Prior to diving in (pun intended) and researching them, I honestly didn’t know much about submarines. There are so many fun facts that I’m literally giddy to share them with all of you. Although my dad is a Navy veteran and my husband is a retired Army veteran, I…

Fourth of July Unit Study

Fourth of July Unit Study

I don’t know about you, but, for some reason, holidays always tend to sneak up on me. I have tried to stay on top of it for years to no avail. Like The Fourth (4th) of July! And, I’m here to help with this terrific Fourth of July Unit Study!  But I have found a…

DIY Magnetic Compass Project

DIY Magnetic Compass Project

We love learning with a variety of methods in our homeschool. Learning about Geography & what a compass is, is one thing  we for sure want to teach. A compass is merely a tool that indicates a direction. Sure, there’s a little more involved, but that is the basic definition of a compass. However, the…

Fun Facts About Ben Franklin

Fun Facts About Ben Franklin

History lessons are a staple in our home. The lessons come from movies and videos, my husband enlightening us with lesser known history facts, and reading books about historical events and people. I’d like to think we’ve passed down our love of history to our kids. One of the topics we’re diving into starting in…

Idioms 101 + Free Printable

Idioms 101 + Free Printable

If you’ve ever had your child, especially your literal child,  look at you with obvious disgust on her face when you said, “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse” or stared at you like you were delusional when you exclaimed, “It’s raining cats and dogs”, then you may be able to relate to the…

The Modern Homemakers Creed

The Modern Homemakers Creed

Have you ever come across the Homemaker’s Creed by Betty Crocker? You can see it on page 103 of this Google Books preview. Betty may not be a real person (she was a fake persona made up by General Mills), but the creed has been inspiring homemakers for decades! Of course, homemaking isn’t exactly the…