The Key to Homeschool Success is Flexibility

Even if you don’t homeschool and work, you will be more successful if you are flexible. Flexibility will allow you to adapt to changes in your schedule, changes in your home, or changes from your children. Who needs change, I love routine and I love know what is going to happen for the week. When [...]

Homeschooling and Working

Homeschool and working

I’m a little late to the game but nevertheless, I’m here. I homeschool and I also work. It takes a lot of planning but you can do it, it’s not easy but with some helpful tips, you’ll be able to do it too. I’m not super organized but things do take some time to think [...]

Organize Your Homeschool – End of the School Year

It’s the end of the school year, what do you do with all those papers? While the kids are outside enjoying the sun, it’s a great time to get all your books and school work organized. I hate how my books and binders look by the end of the school year. Papers are falling out [...]

Summer-Schooling? Why you should homeschool in the summer

Call me crazy but I continue to homeschool in the summer. We are year round homeschoolers here and I love it. It works for our family and after taking some summers off, this is definitely the best schedule for us. Why would you want to homeschool in the summer? It gets too hot to play [...]

Help Making the Right Choices About Curriculum

I love getting new curriculum because it gives me an opportunity to try something new with my kids. Sometimes we just need a good change of pace. However, sometimes when we are in a rut, I place too much hope on a new curriculum. Like if  I try something new, it will miraculously solve all [...]

Homeschooling with a New Toddler

homeschooling with a toddler

My baby is now one years old, officially she is no longer a baby but a toddler. Although she will always be the baby of the family. I have suggestions for keeping your toddler busy, but those don’t work with my baby because she’s one. She still puts everything in her mouth and she has [...]

Are You Doing Too Much in Your Homeschool?

Parents want what is best for their children but can you do too much in your homeschool? Of course you can but how do you know if it is too much for your children to handle? Parents have so many resources available to them now that it can be overwhelming. Parents also want to ensure [...]

Classical Music for Kids

Have fun listening to classical music with your kids in your homeschool. How can you get your children interested in classical music? If you want to expose your children to classical music, how can you get them more interested? Decide on a time of the day when you will play classical music, this can be [...]

Are You a Homeschool Curriculum Junkie?

Yes, I’m talking to you, are you a curriculum junkie? Do you have 5 math programs or 5 writing programs sitting on your shelf? I find that if you have funds available, there may be a chance that those funds can go to an endless supply of curricula. You justify every purchase by saying it [...]

Tips for Homeschooling Boys

homeschooling boys

It takes a very patient mother to homeschool boys or the wiggly child, here are some tips to help you in your homeschool. I am the mother of two boys and have learned early not to compare them to anyone else, especially to other families of girls. They are different, there’s no denying it, however, [...]