Tea Time Tuesday Groundhog Edition

In just a few days it will be Groundhog Day… Will the groundhog see his shadow or not? In preparation for the big day we are kicking off the week with Tea Time Tuesday Groundhog Edition! Continue reading “Tea Time Tuesday Groundhog Edition”

January Dollar Tree STEM Boxes | 2018

Today I am sharing my January Dollar Tree STEM Boxes. Yesterday we had Tea Time Tuesday Penguin Edition, and it was the perfect time to take on our challenges!  Continue reading “January Dollar Tree STEM Boxes | 2018”

Tea Time Tuesday Penguin Edition

Winter storm after winter storm has hit us hard here in Michigan. Yesterday we got about a foot of snow! It’s hard to believe that January is almost done, but all this snowy weather has set the stage for Tea Time Tuesday Penguin Edition! Continue reading “Tea Time Tuesday Penguin Edition”

Tea Time Tuesday Snowman Edition

It has been beyond cold here in Michigan lately, so we have been hibernating inside as much as possible. Since it is too cold to be outside, I decided to bring the winter fun inside with our Tea Time Tuesday Snowman EditionContinue reading “Tea Time Tuesday Snowman Edition”

SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review

I am very excited to announce that I was recently added to the 2018 Homeschool Review Crew, which is a division of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine. Seven months ago when I created Homework and Horseplay I had no idea how many opportunities it would bring to my family. I am extremely thankful to join this great group of homeschoolers. I look forward to sharing more reviews with all of you this year. For my first task as part of the Review Crew I was given a Yearly Membership to SchoolhouseTeachers.com to review. Continue reading “SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review”

Tea Time Tuesday New Years Edition

It’s hard to believe that it is already 2018! As long as last year felt, it really did fly by. I am really hoping that 2018 will be a better year for us. I figured the best way to kick off 2018 is with a Tea Time Tuesday New Years party. However, if I am being honest it wasn’t much of a party. We needed to ease back into our normal routine.  Continue reading “Tea Time Tuesday New Years Edition”

Ditching the New Year’s Resolution

Like so many people, this time of the year I usually sit down and think about all the changes I would like to make in the new year. I set resolutions, and in a way set myself up to epically fail. It is not realistic to make so many huge changes all at once. After reading a post by Amanda called Ditching the New Year’s Resolution this morning, I realized I was about to make the same mistake as years past. Instead of setting a bunch of resolutions she focuses on picking just one word she would like to embrace in the upcoming year.  I decided to join her in this one word challenge. Continue reading “Ditching the New Year’s Resolution”

Mid-Year Homeschool Update | 2017-2018

It is hard to believe, but another year has come to an end. So much has happened this year, and I am having a hard time wrapping my mind around the fact that 2018 is about to begin. Whether I am ready for it or not, here is my mid-year homeschool update… Continue reading “Mid-Year Homeschool Update | 2017-2018”

{Guest Post} How Homeschooling Helps Me Manage My Bipolar Disorder

I am thrilled to announce that I have been selected to be part of the 2018 BookShark writing team. When I started this blog a few months ago I never imagined that I would be a guest post writer for anyone, but I am so thankful for this opportunity. Want to check out my new guest post? Continue reading “{Guest Post} How Homeschooling Helps Me Manage My Bipolar Disorder”