Essentials for Stocking a Kitchen and Pantry – High School Life Skills Elective


Teaching our teens about life skills is an important (and one of my favorite) parts of homeschooling. Stocking a kitchen and pantry is a great life skill to have. Imagine if your teen was suddenly on their own, would they know what they needed to stock their kitchen with? Would they know the necessities or […]

Life Skills as Highschool Electives: Shop Class


Teaching life skills is such an important part of homeschooling. My favorite part of homeschooling is the extra free time we have in our days to learn important life skills.Did you ever take shop class in Highschool? I found out just recently, that our local public highschool doesn’t even offer shop or woodworking class anymore. […]

Easy Sewing Project for Teens Who Love Minecraft


Here is a fun summer sewing project for any Minecraft fan!These cute Minecraft stuffed cubes are a great sewing project for kids who want to improve their basic sewing skills. There are only straight lines to cut and sew, so this is perfect for a beginner. You can get all of the details for this […]

Free Tollhouse Cookie Recipe Printable for Kids


It’s Christmastime, so stop putting this off. It’s time to make some baking memories with the kids! That’s one of the great things about homeschooling, right – getting to bake with our kids and enjoying the time spent with them, while still counting it toward schooling? Can you say  “Baking 101″? If all else fails, call […]

Sewing for Beginners: Round-Up of Ideas and How-To’s


Have you been wanting to learn how to sew, or are you a self taught beginner who wants to learn even more? One of my biggest regrets in highschool was not taking Home-Ec class. I have always wanted to learn how to sew. When I was pregnant with my third daughter I just knew that […]

Crochet for Beginners – Round-Up of Ideas and How-To’s!

Ball of cream yarn with crochet hook or needle sticking through

I learned how to crochet last year and have enjoyed learning how to make gifts for my friends and family! Have you been wanting to learn how to crochet? Last year I joined a group at our church called Crafting for Others. We meet weekly for fellowship and to make things to give away to those in […]

FREE Life Skills Checklist for Kids and Teens


One of my favorite parts of homeschooling is living life with my kids. Through every day living they can learn valuable life skills that will help and prepare them for adulthood.As our kids are approaching their middle school and highschool years time just flies by. This is when we need to make sure they are learning the […]