reading

Reading around the Farm

By Holly Giles | homeschooling

Reading Learning to read can cause frustration throughout a household and within family and friend circles.  When I first began working with Grayson, he was interested in reading. However, when Grant came along, reading was the last thing on his list! Comparison is just human nature. But as homeschool moms become wiser through trial and error. We realize, […]

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camping

The Truth About Family Camping

By Holly Giles | Florida , Great Outdoors , Mama's Musings , popular

Family Camping  The anticipation of cooler days is approaching.  Our annual fall family camping trips come to mind.  This past spring, we seemed to hit a camping marathon, three trips in five weeks, that left me pondering the idea versus the reality of family camping trips! Just the word “camp” sounds fun doesn’t it?  Nature hikes, trail mix, campfire stories, […]

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