5 Books to Teach Kids About Lincoln

We are all things Civil War at our home right now, and that means we’re knee-deep in books about Abraham Lincoln. Now, while one of my personal favorites is Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, that might not be appropriate for the younger members of the household. So...

What is Hoosier Academy?

Today, my friend Crystal is here to tell us more about another education option, Hoosier Academy hybrid school.  Trying to figure out what we would do for my five-year-old’s kindergarten year was one of the most stressful things I’ve been through as a mom....

REVIEW: New American Cursive

This year, I started Big Boy on cursive. We’d tried last year, when he was in third-ish grade, but he couldn’t seem to grasp it. This year he’s doing fine with it, but it had me thinking maybe boys just do these things later than girls. So when Little Man with his...

Pi Day! Ways to Celebrate Pi

In our house, we love to celebrate. Holidays are kind of my thing. And I especially love celebrating the smaller holidays. Give me Dr. Seuss’ birthday or Presidents Day over Thanksgiving any time. But my very favorite of all the days? Pi Day. Pi Day is a nerd’s dream....