Category: Simple Solutions

6 Reasons Your Homeschool Needs Daily Quiet Time

As I sit down to write this, I have a fresh cup of coffee by my side, a little sweet snack, and a guarantee of little to no interruptions for the next hour or maybe longer! But wait, don’t I homeschool? Aren’t my kids supposed to be piled in my lap from morning to night? Are…

How to Reset Your Homeschool Day

The ability to reset your homeschool day when it is going south is one of the most important skills you can have as a homeschool mom. When your day quickly spirals into frustration, tears (their tears and yours), and no learning is happening – it may make you feel that your homeschool is a failure. You just can’t…

5 Awesome Ways to Include Dad in Your Homeschool

Let’s face it – dad’s are typically not engaged in the homeschool life. If your family is anything like mine – then your husband is out working hard for the money to make all your homeschooling dreams come true. When he gets home, it is dinner, usually an evening practice/scouting/church event, kids go to…

How to Set Up a Simple Inexpensive Homeschool Classroom

*** See updates at end of post In preparation for this post, I just searched “homeschool classrooms” in Pinterest to look at what other moms are doing that might be different than me…um…wow! I saw some of the most amazing furniture, decorating, storage, and learning stations! It made me a little bit sad because we…

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…