Category: Simple Solutions

We Started a Morning Basket and This is What Happened

About a year after I started homeschooling, I started hearing all about morning baskets. It seemed that Pinterest was overrun with Morning Basket Ideas, Morning Basket Printables, Morning Basket Routines, and What’s in Our Morning Basket. It was a bit overwhelming. I hate going with a trend, so I was sort of anti morning baskets for awhile. What…

10 Tools to Help You Clean House Faster (So You Can Homeschool On)

Since I started homeschooling, I hate cleaning house more than ever. I love teaching my kids and find it to be very fulfilling. Cleaning my house sucks time away from doing what I love…and it’s usually messy again in just a few hours! So demotivating! Most homeschool moms I have talked to admit that keeping house…

10 Tips to Become a More Consistent Homeschooler

Confession: I just don’t wanna homeschool today. You see, I took the last 2 weeks off of homeschooling while we went through a move. It was a local move, but it has still been anything but a break for us as a family. At the risk of sounding whiny, here are all the reasons I’m screaming…

My Biggest Homeschool Purchase Regrets

Homeschooling is now a HUGE market and let me tell you – these businesses want your money! They are willing and able to use all kinds of methods to scare you and pull your heart strings. If you don’t buy this pencil sharpener, is your homeschool doomed? If you don’t choose this math curriculum, will your…

How We Live on One Income to Make Homeschooling Possible

Have you ever had the really nosy desire to look through someone’s finances to see how in the world they are able to afford the stuff they have? I have! I have been doing our family’s day to day finances forever, so when I see a friend doing something a bit pricey – I admit &#8211…