Category: Simple Solutions

Our New Routine Balancing 3rd Grade, Kindergarten, and Preschool

To be honest…I’ve been dreading this year ever since I started homeschooling over 2 years ago. I started with just a first grader (pulled her from public school) and my other two girls were too young for a formal curriculum. They tagged along with field trips, art projects, read aloud, and some science experiments, but that…

Letter of the Week Movie List

Can I be honest for a minute? Letter of the week is getting a little stale for me. I remember all the excitement with my oldest as she went through it with preschool, pre-K, and kindergarten. My middle child went through it with the All About Reading Pre-Reading curriculum. And we’re doing it again with her…

The Best Subscription Box for Homeschoolers: Kiwi Crate

It is just too much. Enough to make you go crazy. Nope, not homeschooling itself – it’s the resources available to homeschool that could drive you over the edge. Is this the best curriculum? If I buy that math game, will my kid jump a grade level? Will that grammar program get my kid into college someday? If…

How to Teach your Kids to Sleep Later for a More Predictable Morning

Are you longing for your kids to sleep later? Or at least wake up at a predictable time? Do you feel like it’s an unattainable fantasy to have morning time to yourself before your kids are out of bed? Well, I promised in last week’s post that I would share how I get all three of…

The #1 Tip That Will Transform Your Homeschool Morning

Do  your homeschool mornings tend to be on the rough side? Is there too much grumbling, whining, and complaining from your kids…and you (internally of course)? Do you find yourself wishing for just one more cup of coffee to drink in peace? Or maybe just some time to think or get ready in the morning without your…