Goal Setting Strategies for Success

Time to get down to business! Have you done any goal setting lately? Here are some strategies to get you started and achieve success. Healthy Eating Made Easy We may be already halfway through the second month of the year, but I am, nonetheless, still a little giddy about what the year has in store. I […]

10 Tools to Organize Your Homeschool

You can facilitate learning and peace when you organize your homeschool. Here are 10 tools to help you get organized and enjoy your homeschool more. I’m officially in the throes of my 19th year of homeschooling. I’ve got about 6 more to go. I’ve learned a lot over the years. I probably have a lot […]

Using a Kindle for Homeschooling

Wondering how to use a Kindle for homeschooling? Here’s how we’re doing it with our 11th, 9th, 7th, 5th, and 3rd graders. We are a device family. We play video games. We watch movies. I love my iphone like a seventh child. But for about 15 years of homeschooling, we were mostly a pen and […]

A Germaphobe’s Review of ThredUp

I’m a germaphobe and I don’t like shopping secondhand. But, I took a chance and here’s my review of ThredUp, an online secondhand clothing store. I am a participant in affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means to earn fees by linking to certain second-party sites. All opinions are my own. ON tshirt: $4.99; […]

Homeschooling Tools to Use This Year

There are all kinds of resources out there to help you teach your kids at home. While you don’t need all the things, there are a few key homeschooling tools that can make your school year easier. If you ever find yourself at a homeschooling convention, you will most likely wander the aisles of the […]

Organizing Homeschool Books

Get your home school ready for fall by organizing homeschool books now. Avoid overbuying or falling behind by knowing where everything is. Every once in awhile, I’ll buy a book that I already own. Usually it’s a book that I’ve been meaning to read and haven’t gotten to and yes, every once in awhile it’s a school book. […]

Be Prepared for Car Sickness

You never know when your child might feel queasy on the road, so pack a box of supplies for cleaning up so you’re prepared for car sickness. Summer vacations are just around the corner. And with vacation comes the summer road trip. While your destination and your luggage are important things to plan for, so is […]

Household Chores: Organized

Household chores are a part of life for most of the world. How can you organize yours so that they are simple, easy, and not so much drudgery? Work is a necessary part of life. It’s kind of God’s design. So, I don’t really believe that we can or should escape all work. I do […]