Author: jamienjarecki

Jamie Jarecki is a stay-at-home homeschooling mom of 4 kids. She writes about parenting, marriage, homeschooling, and Charlotte Mason.

33 Items You Need On Your Baby Registry

I have been working on putting together my baby registry for my newest addition. There are so many things that you can put on your registry! But, what do you really need on your baby registry? That’s why I put together this list of 33 things that I (a mom …

2nd Grade Curriculum Choices: 2018-2019 School Year

What are my 2nd-grade curriculum choices for the 2018-2019 school year? This is a little late… I know! School has already started for most of you, and we have been in school since June! I already posted what we are using for my 5th graders for the 2018-2019 school year, …

Keeping Christ at the Center of Your Charlotte Mason Homeschool

Charlotte Mason said: “Of the  sorts of knowledge proper to a child, the knowledge of God, of man, and of the universe, the knowledge of God ranks first in importance, is indispensable, and most happy-making.” Putting Christ at the center of our homeschool is essential for training up our children in …

Huge List of Freezer Meals for Busy Moms

So, as most of you know, I am expecting my 5th child! I am in full prep mode for what lies ahead. I know from experience that a home cooked meal is amazing when you are newly postpartum. And those first few weeks with baby are busy and hectic. To …

How to Start a Blog!

So, you want to start a blog?? That’s awesome! Blogging is a great way to express yourself. (And make a little money doing it!) But, where do you begin??? Good question. I had no idea where to start at first… and that’s ok. Today I am going to go over …

Fighting Fatigue in Pregnancy

Pregnancy can make you so tired!!! I feel like I spend most of my days drained. In your first trimester it is really common to feel tired all day as your body is adjusting to the brand new changes. As you enter the second trimester you are supposed to start …

Fall Number Pack Numbers 1-10

Looking for some fall number activities for your preschooler? Great! You found the right place! Check out our Fall Number Packet. It is full of activities for Preschoolers/Kindergartners to practice numbers 1-10!  What’s inside the Fall Number Packet? Writing numbers in word form and numerically. Counting numbers 1 through 10. Graphing numbers …

Do I really need a breast pump?

One of the questions I hear a lot from new moms is this: Do I really need a breast pump? I have breastfed 4 children, and I am planning on doing so with #5 (due in just a few months). From my experience, the answer is both yes and no. …

Free Homeschooling Resources and Curriculum (Elementary-High School)

Free Homeschool Resources and Curriculum: Elementary-High School Free homeschool resources and curriculum??? Yes! I think it is wonderful that there are so many wonderful options for homeschooling. No matter what your budget is. Sometimes money is tight, but we don’t want to sacrifice our child’s education because of it. Well, …

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