Tag Archive: Homeschool House

Big {Home} Changes

When we moved to Knoxville, God blessed us with a beautiful, large home. At the time we prayed that He would enable us to use it for His glory. We prayed that, if it was His will, He would fill the house with children (we had 7 at the time) and we prayed that we…

4 Moms Open House: Living Areas

Savannah our 5 year old is having surgery this morning in order to repair a genetic problem. The doctors will be reconstructing her bladder and moving one of her ureters in an effort to protect her kidneys.  All prayers for safety, a successful surgery  and a comfortable recovery are appreciated. Update on Savannah’s Surgery Welcome…

4 Moms Open House: Yard and Entry

Welcome to our month long open house series. Each Thursday during the month of August 4 Moms and 35 Kids ( Connie, Deptuty Headmistress, KimC and I)  invite you into our homes for a glimpse at how we  set up, organize and manage homes for our larger than average families. This week we’ll cover our…

Multi-level Homeschooling: The Homeschool Room

As we talk about multi-level homeschooling (we homeschool 10 children ages 1-14), I thought that I’d address the very practical aspect of where we educate our children.   Our educational choices will affect the area where we choose to homeschool and vice versa.  If we run our homeschool like a classroom then chances are we will set…

Rain Gutter Book Shelves: Tutorial

I have seen these rain gutter bookshelves several places online and have always thought they would be wonderful to have in our book loving home.  Then I saw them at my friend Heather’s house, asked if she liked them, how easy they were to clean, etc. and I finally decided to take the plunge. The…

Display Children’s Art: Make Your Own Magnetic Wall

Last Wednesday when I posted about our chalkboard wall, I left you with a tease that I was going to post about my wonderful idea for displaying children’s artwork.  (No, it’s not hang the pictures on the fridge ) I was inspired with the idea a few years ago while skimming a decorating magazine. There…

Homemade Chalkboard Wall

A while ago I posted a tutorial for making your own chalkboard paint.  I finally got around to painting one of our dining room walls with the paint.   Unlike the table that I painted in my last post, I did not sand the wall after painting.  Well, I began to sand and then decided that…