Find Your Homeschool Groove!

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Find Your Homeschool Groove!

Find Your Homeschool Groove!

“Library Day!!” When I make the above statement my kids scurry around the house to find their library cards, backpacks and rolling suitcases; then place them by the front door. They will grab a snack…usually apples and bottles of water, quickly dress and remind me to make sure I have change for the parking meter! They are on it…no dilly dally!   They LOVE going to the library!   We have been so busy lately that I put  our trips to the library on the back burner.  We went from going every 2 or 3 weeks to going every 2

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Housework and Homeschool: Striking a Balance

Housework and Homeschool:  Striking a Balance

Don’t all homeschool families have the perfect mom/wife  (dad/husband) running the ship? Well, I am here to say not all us moms are the perfect housewife. My house gets messy, sometimes we buy store bought cookies, and order in pizza!  There I said it!  Phew … what a load off my mind! I find there still seems to be  a few stigmas out there once people discover you homeschool. Some people  really imagine  a pioneer living type of scene where the mom…that’s me…is dressed in a long cotton skirt,  with long hair, either braided or rolled up into a bun, 

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A Homeschoolers Journey…Am I Doing Enough?

A Homeschoolers Journey…Am I Doing Enough?

Here is an article I wrote in February 2008, I needed my own reminder so I am posting it to share with you.  I hope it can help you in your own journey.   Homeschoolers and maybe ‘Mom’ in particular all have times of  “Am I doing enough?” or “We need to do more”   We all have our own philosophies.  I like to balance the “3 R’s” with “delight directed”, some days are perfectly balanced and others can lean heavily one way or the other.  I try to just “roll with it”. We are relatively new to home schooling as my

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