Author Archives: Trel Welker

Half Way! Homeschool/Digital

Phew! Can y’all believe that your students are already halfway through the first 6 weeks?! How has been it going for you? And them? We are checking in with our homeschool & digital students right now as they share some thoughts! Nayari, 6th grader from BMS, digital: I really like it. Besides all the loneliness…

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Here are some students who have chosen to attend school in person talking about what they thought their first day would be like vs what it actually was! Stay with us as we follow these students through their first 6 weeks of school! Let the adventure begin!   Grant,1st grader from Evans elementary, in person:…

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What an exciting time that we live in that we are able to choose the best option\enviornment that works best for our students?! Even in these unknown times, we are able to put our children’s education first, make them comfortable, and keep them safe. No matter which option you & your family have chosen, we…

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Back to School Prep

I wrote this for my blog, MommieVentures, on 07/16/20 I know there is a lot of unknowns as we are, fast, approaching the 2020/2021 school year but some things will never change about getting ready for a new school year. Those are the things I want to share with you about. I look forward to…

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4th of July Craft and Treat

The 4th of July is, literally, right around the corner! I wanted to have some fun with my younger girls with what we had at home. So this morning I looked at all of our craft supplies and came up with a simple yet creative activity for them to do. My only guideline was that…

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Get to moving!

I’ve lived in Texas since 2011 & I don’t ever remember spring lasting this long. I know that summer weather is just around the corner (I see 100s already this week), which leaves most of us indoors. I want to encourage you to get outside and move your body. It doesn’t have to be big…

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Dollar Tree Organization Hacks

I love organizing by nature, it’s my happy place! You wouldn’t know it looking at my house but I do live with 8 other people 😋 I don’t know about you but I have tried to figure out different ways to organize around my house & the ideas ended up not flowing well and\or just…

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Let’s FaceTime!

Nope! I am not talking about using your phone either. I am talking about looking at the people you live¬†with and talking to them! Believe me, I know that it seems much easier to allow them extra screen time but make time for face to face conversation and playtime. I know there have been several…

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Shaving Cream Art

I first wrote this on my personal blog, MommieVentures, on 04/15/20. This was such a fun and cheap craft to do with your kiddos! Messy, yes, but totally worth it! All you need is a foil pan, a canvas of any size, a plastic knife, shaving cream, and food coloring. All these supplies were purchased…

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Dear Public School Mom

Most of you reading this are new to homeschooling and have been thrown into faster than you can catch your breath & I don’t blame you for feeling overwhelmed, unqualified, and unprepared. I felt that way when I heard God call me to homeschool my kiddos & I had the time to sit down and…

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