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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Christmas In Bolivia

As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, I’m exited to share some Christmas traditions, and how we celebrate Christmas in Bolivia; my homeland. (This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) My family immigrated to the United States when I was just 11 years old, my husband’s family arrived from the Philippines […]

5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts: Jesus in the Manger

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: cardstock: black (1 per child), brown, beige, blue only small pieces used glue scissors pipe cleaners (1 per child) paper bag shreds white pencil or crayon Prep-Time: 10 minutes (20 kids) Directions: Cut brown paper into 4″ X 1″ strips, you will need 2 per child. […]

J. Paul Getty: Industrialist, Art Collector, Philanthropist

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) The Industrialist John Paul Getty was born on December 15th, 1892, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduating from Oxford University with degrees in political science and economics, he returned to the Unites States and made his first million by the age of 23. He began drilling for oil […]

5 Days of Easy Christmas Crafts: Christmas Light Stencil Art

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) Supplies: black cardstock (1 per child) scissors scrap paper Prep-Time: 2 minutes  Directions: Cut out Christmas bulb shaped pieces out of the scrap paper. Use the paper cutouts as stencils and trace with chalk on black paper. Using green chalk draw cord from bulb to bulb. […]

Steven Spielberg: Filmmaker, Storyteller, Dreamer

(This post contains affiliate links, see my full disclosure here.) I think it’s very safe to say that Spielberg is a well-known name in most households. It definitely is in mine, and not just because I am the proud mother of a film student. Spielberg was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 18th 1946. At the […]

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