Our 2014-15 Homeschool Schedule and Curriculum List

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* This post contains affiliate links but no review items* In a little over one week, the boys and I will embark on our new adventure in homeschooling. We have some some ‘schooling’ at home before, when they were young, but nothing like this, so it really will be a new learning experience for us all. I am so excited to get started and the are, too, Cohen especially! Cohen (6 years old) will be in first grade and Eli (4.5 {Read More}

North Idaho Local Life :: Favorite family camping spot

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Last weekend we went camping as a family of 5, for the first time. Yes, Natalie is 2 years old and we haven’t been camping together before this! How sad! I knew it was going to be so much fun, though, so we packed the car as full as we could (we felt like sardines!) and headed to the Breakwater Campground area, in Cataldo, ID, because we were recommended there by a friend. We didn’t know what to expect..all we {Read More}

Shop affordable back to school with Dollar Tree #BTS

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It’s that time again! Most kids are headed back to school in less than 2 weeks and parents everywhere are making mad dashes to stores in search of school supplies to fill those supply lists. If you have more than one child, you know how expensive this back to school time can be.. New clothes, shoes, backpacks, lunch boxes, school supplies out the wazoo. Thankfully, there is a place you can shop for school supplies that will absolutely not break {Read More}

Staying connected on the go: No WiFi? No problem, with T-mobile 4G #TabletTrio! #cbias

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This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All photos and opinions are mine alone. We are always on the go, doing something, just to get out of the house. Every morning, the boys wake up and begin pestering me about what we are going to do that day. I enjoy being out and about as much as they do, except when I have blogging deadlines or when I am trying to stay connected to the internet.. {Read More}

Teach kids important social and emotional skills with Q’s Race to the Top Board Game

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*This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EQtainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #Qsracetothetop  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV* As parents, it is our job to instill good values in our children as early as we can. This can be a bit difficult sometimes, so I jump on any chance to teach them these vital emotional skills a FUN way! Thank goodness for the amazing new board game, Q’s Race to the {Read More}

Save precious time by shopping family essentials from home #Giveaway

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“The Walmart gift cards and information have been provided by P&G.” Being a mother to three young kids means that my days are crazy, whether I have any specific ‘plans’ or not. Every single day, we are running, eating, playing, drawing, crafting, eating some more, reading.. My days are filled with my children and I love absolutely love it that way. There is no better way for me to spend my time. Time. I think that is one of those {Read More}

Toddler’s First Rain Gear from Kidorable #Giveaway

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I am already a HUGE Kidorable fan, so when thinking about Natalie’s first rain gear, I knew where to go.. The boys both have Kidorable items (rain coats, boots and umbrellas), so now Nat fits right in! Seriously, Kidorable has THE cutest rain gear for kids, the quality is amazing and the prices are great! We size up on the rain boots when we need to, but the rain jackets actually last for quite a while because they are a {Read More}


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We are HUGE Sofia fans, especially little Natalie, so it’s no surprise that the newest title, SOFIA THE FIRST: THE ENCHANTED FEAST, which features an appearance by Snow White, is one of our new favorites! The Sofia films are absolutely adorable and perfect for every aspiring little princess! I even like to watch them, as well. The wicked fairy, Miss Nettle, disguises herself as a powerful sorceress and attempts to steal Sofia’s magical amulet. With the help of Snow White—Sofia must learn {Read More}

School Changes: taking things one year at a time

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I know a lot of you readers are new to my blog, but if you have been around here for a while, you know that I have always had a desire to homeschool. From my Tot School adventures with both boys when they were young, to the K4 year that I did with Cohen, teaching my kids at home holds a special place in my heart. Ever since I can remember, I wanted to be two things when I grew up; {Read More}

Extended Harnessing with Britax Frontier 90 UltimateComfort Harness-to-Booster #CarSeatSafety

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I am so excited to share with you all an amazing car seat that is perfect for extended harnessing; the new Britax Frontier 90 UltimateComfort Harness-to-Booster car seat! This specialty seat is an upgrade of the classic Frontier 90 and is a Babies ‘R’ US exclusive. This new design features an amazingly comfortable memory foam cushion to provide ultimate comfort for the child! It also fits children from 2 years and 25 pounds (I LOVE that they put both requirements on the {Read More}