First Day of School at Elm Tree Academy! {2014-15}

First Day of School at Elm Tree Academy! {2014-15}

Today was the first day of school for the new yearย with these handsome boys! It is our fourth year of homeschool, with Big J starting third grade, Little J in first grade, and Double J wanting to learn colors, shapes, and letters, which the boys names...
Day 18: I Don’t HAVE to… Homeschool My Children

Day 18: I Don’t HAVE to… Homeschool My Children

Ah, the ever divisive topic of educating our children… I said I would never homeschool my children. Six months later, God steered us right on to the path of homeschooling and we’re journeying that path for the third year now. It took me quite a while to...
Art Books for Little Hands

Art Books for Little Hands

I have included affiliate links below.ย When you purchase through these links, I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting this site and our sponsorship of our Compassion child, Samson! Our local art museum recently became free to all visitors! It is a...
Not Just Tacos: Free Latin American Recipe + Culture eBook!

Not Just Tacos: Free Latin American Recipe + Culture eBook!

We had the YUMMIEST dinner last night and it even counted as a homeschool lesson because we found it in the fabulous book, Not Just Tacos! Not Just Tacosย by Shirley Solis may look like a cookbook at first, but it is also a beautiful resource for learning more about...
Calendar Time on the Go!

Calendar Time on the Go!

I love having a calendar time with my boys in the morning, especially Little J who is in kindergarten and still perfecting his months and such. But I don’t love having a big calendar board that can’t be wherever we need it to be during our school day!...
Elm Tree Academy Homeschool Curriculum 2013-14

Elm Tree Academy Homeschool Curriculum 2013-14

I have included affiliate links below. When you purchase through these links, I may receive a small commission. Thank you for supporting this site and our sponsorship of our Compassion child, Samson! As we kick off our school year this week, it’s time to post...