Recently I finished reading The Brainy Bunch. It now my go-to book to recommend new homeschoolers… a great place to start or remind you of what is possible with homeschooling. I highly recommend this book – with a few notes of my own. The Brainy Bunch: The Harding Family’s Method to College Ready by Age … [Read more…]
Yes. Actually that is a very good use for Twitter. Twitter more than any other social media platform in fact. Why?
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…]
Here is what a typical week looks like for us.
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…]
So I made this over achieving announcement on my Facebook page about how I wouldn’t blog until I finished X number of homework assignments. Fail. All that did was kill my creative juice. For the first time in my life I was struggling to write a Research paper! So here is my attempt to get those juices flowing. … [Read more…]