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 […]

My Household Planner Revealed (& a Few Free Downloads)

What do you put inside a household planner to help you manage the day to day without going crazy? Here are the planning pages that make a great household notebook. My notebook, or household planner, is like my brain on paper. I have tried different systems over the years and even gone digital with some […]

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 […]

What is Home Management? And How Can You Get Better at It?

Good home management involves organizing the stuff of family life in a way that suits your family’s needs and personalities in the season that you’re in. Here are some tried and true ways to approach home management. If you’re a mom, you know that there are lots of aspects of life that will thrive under […]

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 […]

Time Management Tips for When Nothing Else Works

You want to manage your time wisely, but sometimes nothing works. Check out these time management tips that do. This post is written by Life as Mom contributor Prerna Malik. Print & Go Planner; Rainbow List Thingy Have you ever looked around the house and wondered where the day went? Do you struggle with getting things done […]

Must-Have School Supplies List for Homeschoolers

There are so many different doodahs and gadgets out in the world, it’s hard to know what you really need. I’ve narrowed this school supplies list to include our favorites for homeschool. It’s hard to believe that we just finished our fifth week of school. Crazy to think about when some years we don’t even […]