Hi, I’m Andrea! I’m so glad you’re here. Whether your stroller pushing days are just beginning, or you’re navigating new ages and stages, it is my sincere hope that there is something here to inspire you along your journey. Since … Read More

Dear New HomeSchool Teacher

Whether you’ve found yourself here because it’s something you’ve always wanted to try, because it seems like the best option for your family at this time, due to Covid-related concerns, or out of desire or necessity, I offer you a … Read More

Guide to Knoxville Homeschool Cooperatives and Activities

For many reasons, homeschooling is becoming an increasingly popular option. It certainly isn’t for everyone, but it can be for anyone. If it is something you are considering, but issues holding you back are the stigma of “socialization,” uncertainty in your abilities, … Read More

What Is The Best School Choice For Our Kids?

School’s out for summer, however for many parents, school is the #1 thing on our minds right now. Even without the underlying tensions of what will happen this fall with Covid regarding whether schools will open, which strict policies will … Read More

What Has Quarantine Taught You?

It’s been almost two months of being in some state of quarantine due to the Covid-19 outbreak. We will hopefully soon/when safe begin returning back to “normal life,” but are there parts of your “new normal” that you plan to take with … Read More

I Miss My Friends

The other day I was set to post a rant to my Facebook community about how frustrating it is to see and hear that so many people still aren’t getting the memo about staying home right now. Then I realized that it … Read More

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts, Activities, and Recipes

We aren’t very Irish. Genetically speaking, our little leprechauns are about 5%. However, St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the holidays we look forward to as a family each year. Perhaps it’s the turning point between winter and spring, … Read More

Oh, My Sole! Wake Foot Sanctuary is a Dream!

I’m about to utter four words that might sound like a foreign concept to you. Relaxation. Pampering. Me time. If you’re like me, relaxation usually looks like hiding in the closet with a handful of chocolate, catching two seconds of shut-eye while Baby … Read More