Upgrading Your Homeschool Room from Elementary to Middle School

Upgrading Your Homeschool Room from Elementary to Middle School

Now that your kids are moving onto middle school, it’s time to upgrade your homeschool area.  They no longer need the 1-2-3’s and the A-B-C’s posted on the wall.  Let’s get started on upgrading that homeschooling room from baby to boo yah!   The kids are at that age where apples and bookworms are no longer [Keep Reading]

DIY Super Hero Wrist Cuffs for Kids

super hero wrist cuffs for kids

Turn any child into a super hero in minutes with these easy DIY Super Hero Wrist Cuffs.  These are GREAT for Halloween.  They’re really perfect for any kid with a superhero dream.  With the popularity of superhero movies, you can get away with making these all year long.  The best part is that you can [Keep Reading]

10 Tips for a Better #Homeschool Classroom

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Something I have learned in the three  years that we have been homeschooling is that, while you CAN teach just about anywhere – you shouldn’t.  Yes, homeschool comes with many freedoms and we can take more liberty than public, or private, schools when it comes to where and how we teach.  I am a firm [Keep Reading]

Homeschool in America – How Do Homeschoolers Measure Up? Infographic

homeschool in america

Homeschooling in America – How We Measure Up Check out the infographic below for statistics on homeschooling in America.  You can’t believe everything you hear about homeschool.  It does offer a lot of freedom but also requires a good deal of discipline.  We work hard to make sure that our kids DO measure up to [Keep Reading]

Bathroom Business with Tweens and Teens #LetsTalkBums

Cottonelle and CVS Clean Care Toilet Paper and Flushable Wipes

This post is sponsored by Cottonelle, but my love for their fresh care flushable cleansing cloths is all my own! [Tweet “Clean bums and coupons – @CVS_Extra and @Cottonelle has it all and you can, too! http://r.linqia.cc/e8e15ef #LetsTalkBums #sp”] When my kids were little, diaper changes were just a part of the routine.  After a [Keep Reading]

DIY Congestion Relief with Essential Oils

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Fast Congestion Relief with Essential Oils It’s that time of year when kids are going back to school and that means germs are invading their systems and your home.  Colds are inevitable.  Flu season is right around the corner.  Both of these mean stuffy noses, coughing, sneezing, fevers and other yucky symptoms that make life [Keep Reading]

LEGO KidsFest Ticket Winner Announcement

LEGO Kids Fest in Raleigh NC Feb 28

If you haven’t seen my other post about LEGO® KidsFest, you should check it out.  There are many details there plus we linked you to a ticket giveaway.  The winner announcement is below.  Our winner will receive TWO tickets to LEGO® KidsFest in Raleigh, NC.  I will be mailing those out in the next week [Keep Reading]

Homeschool Review – Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

For a few months, I have been tuning in to the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network for different weekly and monthly shows. I don’t always catch the live events so I like that I can go back and catch up on what I missed. There are topics related to what every homeschool family, parent, student and [Keep Reading]