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How to Fight Off the Homeschool Slump

You might be in a homeschool slump if….you feel a little relieved that one of your kids is sick and you’re off the hook for school today. You might be in a homeschool slump if…you have to force your face to smile and say “It’s time for school kids!” but…

The 3 Worst Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin with Kids

Looking for some creative, inspired ideas to decorate pumpkins with your kids this fall? I can’t really help you with that. Sure, I wish I was one of those DIY craft blogs with beautiful photos and videos of my perfect pumpkins. But I have come to realize that is just not going to happen for me. I am…

When the Homeschool Doubts Set in

Serious confession time: I had a period of real doubt about my decision to homeschool… just a couple of weeks ago. A homeschooling friend of mine told me that she nearly put all her kids in school (for the first time!) this past year because the school work had become so challenging. She said, “I can’t…

What Do You Do All Day? A Peek Into Our Daily Homeschool Routine

When I was first considering homeschooling, I was painfully curious about what a normal homeschooling day would look like. What do homeschoolers do all day? Is it school all day long? Would I be standing in front of a whiteboard for hours? School done before lunch? Is everybody lying around in their pajamas? Do you ever get to leave the…

The Best Tips for Establishing a Daily Quiet Time

Our Daily Quiet Time is probably the reason I have not gone insane as a homeschooling mom of 3 kids ages 7, 5, and 3. I shudder to think of what the last 4 years would have been like if I had never discovered and used the magic of Quiet Time. My last child may not have been born. I…