Personal Finance for Teens Made Easy!

Teaching personal finance to our teens doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or difficult prospect. As a family that has been learning a lot about budgeting and paying off debt over the past 3–5 years, I can honestly admit that sometimes it DOES feel overwhelming when I think about teaching these concepts to my children. Well let me tell ya, […]

Learning Resources for the Mars Rover Landing @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Learning Resources for the Mars Rover Landing

I found out this past weekend that the Mars Rover is landing on February 18, 2021. According to Space.com, only “40% of all Mars surface missions have landed successfully.” It will be very exciting to watch this week’s landing. I’ve rounded up some great learning resources that you can use this week leading up to the landing and even after […]

10 Unique Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts

Nothing says “I Love You!” like a unique handmade Valentine’s Day gift, but us non-creatives (yep, that’s me!) sometimes have difficulty coming up with ideas for an awesome gift.  Yay for Pinterest!! I found some really fun and beautiful ideas and printables and would like to share them with you.  Happy Valentine’s Day!   12 Months of Pre-Planned Date Nights […]

Our Favorite FREE Audiobook Websites at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Our Favorite Websites for FREE Audiobooks

Audiobooks are a wonderful addition to any home, but they can be a little pricey! We’ve found quite a few resources for free audiobooks over the years. We listen to audiobooks as an alternative to screen time, on long car rides, and while we’re working on other projects like lego building, drawing, or handicrafts.   Librivox https://librivox.org/ Librivox has free […]

Paying Off Debt When You’re Dirt Poor

My husband was committed to paying off debt. The only problem was, we were dirt poor. No savings. Nothing of value to sell. A family of four living on roughly $46K a year. I’ll admit, when my husband told me his plan I had a very “Yeah right, whatever you say dear” attitude about it. I had taken care of […]

An Easy Cost-Effective Way to Homeschool

I have been so impressed with the SchoolhouseTeachers.com Ultimate PreK–12 Annual Membership. After spending several weeks digging through everything that’s available, I’m convinced that this is an easy, cost-effective way to homeschool. I can’t wait to share what I’ve discovered! What is SchoolhouseTeachers.com? SchoolhouseTeachers.com is a Christian, self-paced, online, complete homeschool curriculum offering more than 450 courses covering every subject […]

Teaching History with the Torchlighters Video Series

Teaching history with the Torchlighter’s video series is incredibly easy because they have done most of the work for you! The series features stories of great heroes and heroines from throughout history in a 30 minute animated program.  Suggested for ages 8-12, but I have learned a lot from these videos as well. This post contains affiliate links for your […]

A Unique Personalized Gift from CrossTimber Name Meaning Gifts

If you’re looking for a unique personalized gift for someone on your Christmas list, CrossTimber’s Name Plaque, Name Cards, or Bookmarks might be just the thing! For this review, I chose the 8″x10″ Plaque Print. The package arrived very quickly and included a fun packet of Amazing Name Print Activity Sheets, which was an extra bonus! My son LOVED them. […]

Dig Deeper with the Faith Journeys Bible Study Series at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Dig Deeper with the Faith Journeys Bible Study Series

Finding time for Bible study can be difficult. Having the Faith Journeys Bible Study Series: Romans bundle and Faith Journey Bible Series: Philippians studies from Julie Naturally has been just the encouragement that I needed to dig deeper into the Bible each day. Although I understand that individual Bible study is incredibly important, I don’t always make the time for […]

Boundary Stone Economics–A Natural Law Approach at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Boundary Stone–A Natural Law Approach to Economics

Most of my adult life has been spent learning Government and Economics, subjects that should have been learned in high school but weren’t. I wasn’t exactly a devoted student in those days, so it’s no surprise that I retained very little from the class. I wish that the Boundary Stone Economics Online Course Bundle had been available those many years […]