One of the biggest struggles or temptations we have is unlimited screen time. It is not simply a matter of removing all screens. I have on occasion forced us to go on an electronic diet when there is a blatant attitude running amuck in our home. For awhile we tried to allow them free reign … [Read more…]
Having the husband home for the holidays has been eye opening. It has forced me to clarify our eclectic, relaxed, structured-unschooling schedule so that another adult can walk in and not be overwhelmed by what we are doing. It’s a good way for him to see what has changed from our old loop schedule and … [Read more…]
Jobs for Hire Alright finally we reached the bottom. This is where I had a little bit of a problem. The adhesive magnets would not stay on the clipboards. So I found this magnetic holder and placed it at the top. As you can see I placed a sticker on the front that says Jobs … [Read more…]
The first rule about homeschool is we don’t talk about homeschool. The second rule is if you talk about homeschool, you show proof of your “schedule” or “ultimate guide.” Third rule of homeschool, if your not having fun your doing it wrong. So what does our daily homeschool schedule look like and how do I … [Read more…]
This took 3-4 years of trial and error, before I found something that worked for me. I am grateful for the free printables other bloggers have provided over the years. I killed a couple of trees in your honor and in return it only seems natural that I share my Sparta-like victory with you… The … [Read more…]
One ring to bind them… *Mwhahaha* The Chore Rings are made so the kids can trade between themselves.
Now that I have the wall space and I am back up on my feet, I think its time to put a Central Job Board up. I needed something that would tie into the tools we are using to reward our kids and to also allow them the opportunity to be responsible. I lusted after … [Read more…]
Last month I shared one of my secrets for managing our homeschool and keeping my life in balance with Tips to De-Stress. Again let me remind you this is more of a “Guide” to the week. We stay pretty flexible and it allows us to explore any interests that may come up. In the meantime … [Read more…]