James Madison: Father of the Constitution

James Madison: Father of the Constitution

This March marks the 266th birthday celebration of the 4th President of the United States, James Madison. (This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) I have to tell you I’ve really been enjoying this famous birthdays series. I’ve learned so much by gathering resources for you, I hope you are too! Quick Facts […]

Encouragement and Inspiration for the Homeschool Blahs

Encouragement and Inspiration for the Homeschool Blahs

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Are you in need of encouragement and inspiration for the homeschool blahs? I’ve heard it say that many homeschoolers are ready to call it quits in November and February. I’ve been there more than once due to burnout and when our routine and curriculum just weren’t […]

Homeschool Mother's Journal: February Edition | The Musings of Mum

Homeschool Mother’s Journal: February Edition

I’m happy to say that after a VERY slow start this year we’re finally back into full school mode, and we’re still having a great time. Here’s what’s happening in our home this month. In my life this month… This month an aunt of mine will be making the 5,000 mile trip from Bolivia to […]

What I’m Reading: February Edition

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) February has arrived, and has brought along a brand new book selection. Here’s what I’m reading this month: Brooklyn Bat Boy by Geoff Griffin – The girls and I read this book while taking part of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, and we can’t recommend it enough. You […]

10 Free Must Have Apps For Your Homeschool

These 10 free must have apps would allow our homeschool to run un-interrupted even if we had to get rid of all the printed curriculum we currently own. (This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.)  1. Livribox We had been using the subscription based Kindle Unlimited and Audible until we heard about this […]

Brooklyn Bat Boy | The Musings of Mum

Brooklyn Bat Boy Review | Multicultural Children’s Book Day

I’m joining hundreds of bloggers across the web in the Multicultural Children’s Book Day. Our book is Brooklyn Bat Boy, written by Geoff Griffin.  I’m excited this day is finally here, because I can’t wait to share this book with you. (I received a free copy of Brooklyn Bat Boy to write this review. All […]

Am I Really Called To Defend The Christian Faith? | The Musings of Mum

Am I Really Called To Defend The Christian Faith?

Dictionary.com defines defend as resist an attack made on (someone or something); protect from harm or danger.  When was the last time your faith was under attack? Turn on the news or log-on to any social media outlet and I guarantee your faith will be under attack immediately. (This post contains affiliate links, see my […]

My Favorite Posts of 2016 | The Musings of Mum

My Favorite Posts of 2016

Last week I shared our Top 10 Posts, based on your shares, likes and visits. Today, it’s my turn to share my favorites. Coincidentally, every series I wrote in 2016, turned out to be in my top 10. 10. Summer Homeschool Prep Series This was my first series ever. I’m a planner, scheduler, list maker, […]

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator | The Musings of Mum

Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) I’ll admit it, I’m an Abraham Lincoln groupie. I became absolutely fascinated by The Liberator while reading KIlling Lincoln in 2011. Until then, my knowledge of the 16th President of the United States was limited to “Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States”. I’m not […]

The Delightful Marriage Between Faith and Reason | The Musings of Mum

The Delightful Marriage Between Faith And Reason

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Can faith and reason work as one? Some say “Faith begins where reason ends”. This statement implies that faith and reason contradict one another, that they are divided and cannot coexist. However, this statement is far from the truth. Faith and reason complement one another, and […]

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