December is a month filled with excitement and anticipation. All of a sudden, there are endless demands for our attention. Seasonal activities and added responsibilities can turn a joyful month into a month of stress if we’re not careful. This stress can easily pour over into our homeschools. Here are five ways to beat
Did you know many of our cherished American Christmas traditions come from Germany? It’s true! If you like baking and eating all kinds of yummy Christmas cookies, decorating a gingerbread house, or setting up a Christmas village, you can thank the German immigrants who brought over festive and fun Christmas traditions for us to
‘Tis the season of hustle, bustle, and lots of baking. As a mom of three, there are always little helpers in the kitchen wanting to help cook and bake. During the holiday season, my kiddos and I usually bake several dozen cookies. I attempt to pick a cookie for each of them to bake
One of the most well-known advantages of homeschooling is the flexibility. Most laws do not require homeschooling to be done in a certain time or day. If trying to squeeze all your work into the first part of the day is stressing you out, make a change! There are various ways you can get
Each November, with our craft kit business, my daughter and I have created a way for our family and other families to name our blessings and count our thankfulness. In the past, this looks like putting our gratefulness into categories (food, necessities, people, places, etc.). We have used different shaped/colored card stock for each
As I sit here in the quiet, I wonder what I should write about this month? Should I do a serious article on homeschooling that encourages moms to keep on, or should I do a funny tongue-in-cheek article about the random things that show you you’re really nuts to homeschool in the first place?
The holidays can be stressful for homeschoolers. Not only do we have to keep the homeschool fires burning, but all of the extra domestic chores and endeavors seem to pile on this time of year. Some of us have been known to attempt to the call the whole thing off. I myself am a
Forget Cinco de Mayo. This year, celebrate Mexico’s true Día de Independencia. Although May 5th gets a lot of press in the States, it actually commemorates a minor battle against Napoleon’s France and is mostly celebrated locally in the state of Puebla. The declaration of freedom from Spain’s rule is remembered as a national