Category: Simple Solutions

6 Reasons You Actually Do Need a Homeschool Room

I know, I know. Nearly every homeschooling blog post every written says that you absolutely do NOT need a classroom…as they take you on a tour of their pristine, all white classroom full of thousands of dollars of furniture, curriculum, supplies, and computers. I’m not trying to be the bad guy, but I do want to…

6 lessons learned from switching curriculums mid year

It was 12:30pm. The 2 younger siblings were down for rest time. My 1st grader was waiting anxiously at the classroom table. It was time for the daily math show down. She would groan, get frustrated , maybe cry – I would try my best to take it slow, make it fun (yay for pinterest math games!), and encourage at…

How to Homeschool with Toddlers and Not Lose Your Mind

The first week of homeschooling I nearly quit. I was so, so close to throwing in the towel. I was trying to teach reading to my 1st grader, but I could barely be heard above my 4 year old singing Disney Princess songs at the top of her lungs, and my 2 year old constantly interrupting me for any number…

The Simple Plan to Motivate Your Homeschooler to Get That Work Done

Looking for some tips to get your homeschooler motivated? We’ve all been there! Child slumped in a chair with a dejected look. A stack of work on the table and a pencil thrown to the side. “I can’t do it!” “This is so hard!” “I’m tired!” Sound familiar? If you are not prepared for and expecting…