Fun Things - Field Trips, Games, Creative Ideas, Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

The Lunch Crate: Circle Time for High School

Last year, I did something that really worked well for our family: I replaced our morning basket with a lunch crate. In preschool, we called it "Circle Time". Early on in our homeschool, we called it "Learning Together Time". It later morphed into the popular "Morning Basket", and now it's a "Lunch Crate", a.k.a. circle… Continue reading The Lunch Crate: Circle Time for High School

Books & Film - Reviews and Recommendations, Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

Answers for Homeschooling Book Review

More people are asking how to homeschool more than ever before! Homeschooling has been on a continuous increase in recent years, and now many who have never considered it are finding themselves asking questions and looking for Answers for Homeschooling. Disclaimer: I was not paid or compensated in any way to write this review. I… Continue reading Answers for Homeschooling Book Review

Fun Things - Field Trips, Games, Creative Ideas, Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

2020 Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Program at our local library is something we loved during the summer. It seems like yesterday we would go to the library, listen to Ms. Pam read and sing with us, and leave with a tote bag of books. Now that my kiddos are big, that is a sweet memory of the… Continue reading 2020 Summer Reading Challenge

Review Crew Posts, Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

Fermentools Starter Kit Review

Disclaimer: I received a FREE copy of this product through the HOMESCHOOL REVIEW CREW in exchange for my honest review. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. I usually get to review products such as curriculum, educational games, and books. When I saw the opportunity… Continue reading Fermentools Starter Kit Review

Fanatic News Flash by the Month, Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

Fanatic News Flash – May 2020

Same thing, different month - right? We have still been plugging away at our homeschooling without field trips, co-ops, or park days. It's been kind of nice not running around to every event, and for the most part, we've been doing what we have always done. Because the majority of our life does revolve around… Continue reading Fanatic News Flash – May 2020

Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

Scheduling Ideas & Tips to Control the Chaos

Homeschooling moms have several roles. Chaos Coordinator is one of them. On any given day we have kids of all ages at home, preparing three meals a day plus snacks - we must not forget the snacks! Then there's the mountain of laundry, messes to clean, bills to pay, grocery shopping - which has recently… Continue reading Scheduling Ideas & Tips to Control the Chaos

Tips for Homeschooling Mamas

Suddenly At Home?

At my last check, 45 states have closed schools, affecting more than 50 million students. I never thought I would see that in my lifetime! I am a strong advocate for homeschooling, and it's no secret I wished everyone would homeschool, but not under these circumstances. Personally, I can't imagine being thrown into a totally… Continue reading Suddenly At Home?