How much sleep do your children need? It might be more than you think!
Planner sampling? Every year I try a new planner. Call me a perfectionist. I was looking for the PERFECT planner. Well, I found it!
Education at its best is an impartation of knowledge, skills, and values. But that is just the beginning. It is also an implantation of the ability to teach oneself, to understand what is known — and what is yet to learn — and where to look for it. It is also by design, and therefore […]
We know first-hand that living on one income while homeschooling can be a challenge. But where there is a will there is a way! Here are our 10 tried-and-true tips for making it happen: 1. Stick to your budget. We have operated on a budget since nearly the beginning. It started before we had children […]
Multitasking seems to have picked up a bad rap in the last several years. But like everything else, it is possible to use it for good! When I hear someone say something like (just one example from many to choose from): Stop multi-tasking. Multi-tasking is rarely effective and almost never leads to increased productivity. Whenever […]
Real runners never leave the track….
Searching for that perfect curriculum? Getting ready to dive right into that method that is going to really rock your homeschool this fall? Feeling angst because you know you can’t really afford that publisher’s full line? Guess what? We really don’t have to stick to one method! You have probably heard it too — “If […]
Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite homeschool mom? How about a kitchen gift gadget? We’ve updated the list of our 10 favorite kitchen gift ideas (+ bonus idea). These are those little things that make life easier — tried-and-true time-savers that we use around our own kitchen. And while you are at it, […]
If we’re not careful, Thanksgiving can end up being an over-stressed, over-indulgent, over-chaotic holiday!
Homeschooling requires finding balance. With all of the the focus on being productive, it is not surprising that we find ourselves on the cusp of complete and utter burnout! We have apps, roles and goals, lists, habits, more to do better, and frogs to eat. And our complete focus on pushing through and getting things […]
I’m not sure when I first started noticing it — it has been quite a few years. In the “old days” when you asked someone how they were doing, you typically received a smile, a warm thought, maybe the latest on family or friends or a shared interest. These days, if you ask someone how […]
Today we are constantly hit with streaming, flashing, fast-paced content that tends to leave us distracted and anything but organized. Here are 20 tips for staying organized — but this is not your ordinary let’s-get-organized list…. Obviously, discipline is one key to staying organized. When it comes to getting organized, this is the area that […]