Exploring the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

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The Heard Museum Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary is a great place for a Dallas-area homeschool field trip. | thissweetlifeofmine.com

One of our favorite Dallas-area homeschool field trips was the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, TX. We loved getting out in nature to explore God’s world. Because we lived fairly close, we visited the museum several times each year. One weekend, my aunt and her boyfriend (now husband) came to TX for […]

Called to Be Amish {Book Review}

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Called to Be Amish: My Journey from Head Majorette to the Old Order {A Book Review} | thissweetlifeofmine.com

When I first saw the synopsis of Called to Be Amish I was intrigued. I love to read books about the Amish. Their lifestyle fascinates me. This book, however, is unique. It’s unlike any other Amish book I’ve read before. Marlene C. Miller was not born into an Amish family. In her late teens, however, she falls […]

Week in Review: The One Where I Skipped a Week

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So, I started writing a week in review last week, but time got away from me before I got it published. So, this week, I’ll recap the highlights from the past two weeks. Isaac spent last week in Bowling Green, OH attending Boys State. He had so much fun learning some of the ins and […]

Circle C Book and Lapbook {Crew Review}

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Tales from Circle C. Ranch is another great book in the Andi Carter series! | thissweetlifeofmine.com

We have reviewed several books in the Circle C Adventures series from Susan K. Marlow (Thick as Thieves and Dangerous Decision), and Emma has enjoyed each one of them. We recently had the opportunity to read Tales from the Circle C Ranch , and Emma enjoyed it every bit as much as she enjoyed the other books in the […]

Our 7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices {Part 2}

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Our 7th grade homeschool curriculum choices for language arts, Bible, and our electives. | thissweetlifeofmine.com

Earlier this week, I posted our 7th grade homeschool curriculum choices for math, science, history, and geography. I’m really excited about our curriculum, and I am having fun planning out our new school year. Because our curriculum list is so long, I decided to split it into two posts. Today, I’ll share our choices for […]

SmartKidz Media {Crew Review}

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Bring your lessons to life with videos, music, ebooks, and more from SmartKidz Media. | thissweetlifeofmine.com

I love it when I can find videos to supplement our current topics of study. I also like when Emma can find videos online that help feed her passions. SmartKidz Media Library for Homeschoolers does both of these and more. SmartKidz Media produces some top-notch videos that are great supplements to our homeschool lessons. With a […]