New Video: Abeka Phonics MUST Haves!

Here’s a video designed with new homeschooling moms in mind. I’ve taught all five of my children to read using the amazing Abeka program – and I’ve learned you don’t need every visual that they suggest. Here’s what you need, what you can make, and what you can live without: Thanks for watching!

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New Video: The Well-Planned Day Planner – A Review

Hey! I made a short video to share my favorite homeschooling – and life! – planner with you. I hope you enjoy it. Please “like” and “subscribe” on YouTube, if you can. My kids tell me this is important. 😁 Thanks for watching!


New Video: Books About Books – Part 2

Here’s my latest video. And yes, my kids have seen them and actually approve! Phew.😅 This video is a continuation of my previous one about books. It’s slightly longer, but hopefully with better information! I’m still very new at all of this, but I hope it helps another homeschooling mom out there. Thank you for… Continue reading New Video: Books About Books – Part 2


My Kids May Kill Me

I’ve been blogging for almost ten years. I’ve got Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. But I’d never tried making a a YouTube video, well, not counting all the videos of my kids saying and doing adorable things. During a recent hunt for curriculum reviews, I realized that videos are a faster and more interesting way to… Continue reading My Kids May Kill Me

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First Day of School {2017}

Well, what’s that old saying? Better late than never? Ha! I’m really late posting these photos, that’s for sure! Our first day of school here at the Basham hacienda was Monday, August 7, 2017. We hit the ground running! I have been so busy, that I am just now getting this written. We began our… Continue reading First Day of School {2017}