There's no definitive rulebook for how to homeschool, so I've put together some stress-free ideas for you and your students.
10 Things Organized Moms Do Every Day
We all can think of that one mom who has her whole life together! Her home is completely organized, and she can find everything she needs without a second thought. She may not quite be Wonder Woman, but she’s close. Here are 10 things organized moms do every day so you can learn to be one, too. They get dressed for the day ahead When organized moms get up in the morning, they prepare for the day by getting dressed. This sets the tone for their day and keeps them ready for anything. They don’t wait until dinner time to start dinner Organized moms start their dinner in the morning.…
A Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Taking a Sick Day
At some point or another, we all get sick. It’s an inevitable part of life, especially if you have kids. When a school teacher gets sick, they can call in a substitute to help them out while they take a sick day. If a homeschool mom is the one who gets sick, there usually isn’t a substitute teacher you can just call in to cover your classroom. Here is a homeschool mom’s guide to taking a sick day, because it’s bound to happen at some point! Plan ahead with a few easy homeschool lesson ideas Keep a few movies or books in mind for those days when you are feeling…
25 Awesome Fourth of July Crafts for Kids
If you are searching for a creative way to teach your kids about Independence Day, then a fun Fourth of July craft is the way to go! These crafts are so easy to make that you can use them for kids of all ages!
20 Patriotic Dessert Recipes to Help You Celebrate America
Are you excited for July 4th? We have so many wonderful reasons to celebrate our country, and the Fourth of July is one of the best times to do it! One of my favorite ways to celebrate a holiday is by whipping up something delicious for us and the kids to enjoy! Whether you are having a party or just looking for a simple treat to make to celebrate this patriotic holiday, you’ll find something on this list for you!
How to Survive Summer With Your Kids Without Going Crazy
As a homeschool mom, I’m used to having my kids in the house all day. However, over the summer when the kids aren’t “in school,” things can get a little bit crazy around here. Depending on how your children get along with one another, summer could either be a living nightmare or one of the best seasons of the year. If you are looking to make the most of summer with your kids, here are my tips for how to survive the summer with your kids without going crazy.
How to Have a Screen-Free Summer
The idea of having a summer that is screen free might sound like a bit of a fantasy. This doesn’t just apply to our kids, but for us parents as well. It’s so easy to take those lazy summer days and spend them watching TV instead of enjoying all the summer fun. If you want to have a screen-free summer, here’s how to make it happen!
10 Ways To Prepare As A Homeschool Mom
Running a homeschool classroom can be kind of tricky, especially if you are the only one homeschooling your kids. Even if it's just you leading the classroom, you can certainly prepare your classroom for a successful school year! Check out these 10 ways to prepare as a homeschool mom!
Homeschooling Tips For Spring And Summer Holidays
One of the benefits of homeschooling your kids is that you can determine your school calendar! This means you can take more time off for longer trips, or you can even choose to work through the summer months if you choose. There are a number of holidays that come up during spring and summer, so if you are thinking about homeschooling during these holiday times, check out these great tips for homeschooling for spring and summer holidays!
How We Are Using Technology In Our Homeschool Classroom
Technology has become a part of our daily lives! We scroll through our phones to check up on the latest news and what’s going on around the world, we use TVs to watch shows and movies, we even use tablets to play games and read books. Technology can have so many uses outside of daily life! We use technology in our homeschool classroom to research and reinforce lessons that my kids learn in the classroom. They help make learning boring subjects more fun! Here is how we are using technology in our homeschool classroom. Technology to help with lesson plans I use technology to help do research and put together…
Spring Homeschool Field Trip Ideas
Spring is here, and as the weather starts to get warmer it’s harder to resist the urge to head outside. Spring is the perfect season to head outside and enjoy the fresh air! When spring fever hits our household, we look for field trip ideas that are great for our homeschool classroom. If you are looking for a few spring homeschool field trip ideas, here are five great trips to take with your kids! Visit a nature center During the spring months, nature centers usually have extended hours and sometimes special events! Take your kids to a local botanical garden, arboretum, butterfly garden, or another nature center in your area.…