Creating a mess free homeschool art area

As a follow up to my last post I thought I would talk a little bit on the dreaded topic of homeschool art messiness. Art is so important to a homeschool education because it fosters creativity and gives kids a great non-verbal way to express themselves. At the same time it is no secret that…

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Since so many people have been thrust into working from home and homeschooling because of the pandemic I thought I would write a follow up to my “How do you have time to homeschool?” post specifically geared towards working parents asking,  “How do you work and homeschool?” (be sure to read both posts for a…

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How to get rid of clutter

Getting rid of clutter The movers came over yesterday to give us an estimate for our move and the guy walked in, looked around, and said, “Well you guys really don’t have a lot of clutter.”  It made me so proud.  About three years ago we made a conscious decision to reduce the “stuff” cluttering…

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Finding the time to homeschool

Selling our house, building a business, and homeschooling….. yeah it’s a lot.  People ask all the time “How do you have the time to homeschool?” And the answer has been formulated through years of trial and error.  (If you work full time and want information on how to manage that read this article first and…

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Homeschooling Middle School and Learning to Color in the Lines

LS is my baby and the fact she is going into eighth grade is really freaking me out.  Luckily she loves being the baby and although she’s been working on her preteen snarkiness it doesn’t come naturally to her so I am cautiously optimistic I can pretend I still have a little kid at least…

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Since I feel like there are just too many variables in planning our trip to Alaska I have decided to focus a bit more on the girls’ school plan for next year.  Every year since I have been homeschooling I come up with a school plan.  It’s basically a subject by subject list of what…

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