Category: Simple Solutions

Why I Finally Decided to Buy My Homeschooler a Desk

When I first started looking into homeschooling, I didn’t know much about it at all. But I did know that buying desks was a super rookie move. I have heard so many homeschool moms laugh and poke fun at the ridiculous idea of setting up little desks in your homeschool room – trying to recreate the look and…

Homeschool Socialization: An Uncomfortable Truth

Everywhere I seem to look, people are saying that homeschool socialization is a total myth. Homeschool moms roll their eyes and swap stories of ignorant friends, family members, and strangers who have asked the dreaded question, “What about socialization?” We all collectively sigh and gather our strength, self control, and manners to answer such people. Homeschool moms consider…

10 Indoor Recess Ideas for Your Homeschooling Sanity

Have you ever considered the need for an indoor recess for your homeschool? You don’t have to be a parent for very long to know that kids need to move. Their bodies crave it, which is why you are always telling them to stop running through the house and stop climbing on the furniture. As a homeschooling mom…

10 Free Field Trip Ideas!

Looking for some free field trip ideas? Homeschooling can be pretty expensive, and field trips (depending on the size of your family) can easily take over a large piece of your budget. I have scanned through some posts for free field trips and they usually contained things like “visit the cultural section of your grocery store.” WHAT?! That…

10 Field Trip Tips for Young Homeschool Families

Are you a little intimidated to take your homeschool out for a field trip? Do you feel like homeschooling has you in over your head and you just can’t deal with anything else? Are you feeling guilty about not taking advantage of field trip opportunities for your homeschool? I totally understand! Homeschooling is a lot to take on…