Our journey began in June 2010. Before that day we were the average American family living in suburbia. Every morning, after dad went to work, momma would walk the … [Read more...] about Confessions: Our Public School to Homeschool Transition
This is part 4 of a 4-part series about my journey through depression. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 My children began their school years in our local elementary school. Every day … [Read more...] about Journey Through Depression Part 4
Every morning I wake up, brush my teeth, and take my pill. One little pill that keeps me grounded and on this side of heaven. Silences the rage and keeps the tears back. Makes … [Read more...] about Journey Through Depression Part 3
I look at my hands. “How did I get here?” I wonder. I am slightly aware of the person standing in front of me. “Taunya?” I look up and see her. A stranger. A stranger who can … [Read more...] about Journey Through Depression Part 2
Every second was excruciating. Aware of the little ones needing my attention, I struggled to stay awake. "Mommy, I'm hungry." I looked at my little boy, the one with blue eyes … [Read more...] about Journey Through Depression Part 1
I remember driving away from the school wondering if we'd made the right decision. What if this is wrong? What if I'm not capable of being momma and teacher? What if the … [Read more...] about Homeschooling Mom, Be Brave!
I remember the day clearly. The boy and I were sitting at our local DMV waiting to get his state identification card. He looks at me, smiles, and says, "Mom, you know, I can … [Read more...] about Homeschooler’s Guide to Driver’s Education
When I began homeschooling, the first thing I chose was our math curriculum. This was one subject I didn't trust myself to teach without a textbook. After the first year, I … [Read more...] about Teach Math Without Curriculum
As a child my favorite stories were by Laura Ingalls Wilder. As I escaped from my world into Laura's world I began to long to be a pioneer. To head out into the wild … [Read more...] about How We Lived in an RV
NOTE: After you read the review, be sure to scroll all the way down to see the discount information that we added to the post! When three of the Hip Homeschool Moms review … [Read more...] about Simply Music Review & Giveaway!
A family with three kids and a dog in an RV? For months? Across the US? Are you kidding me? These thoughts ran through my mind when my husband shared his newest idea. I … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons to RV This Summer
Did you know that Beverly Cleary was born on April 12, 1916? In celebration of her 97th birthday our family would like to share a tour of the places that inspired Beverly's … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Beverly Cleary