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Common Homeschool Challenges For Children With Limited Mobility

Caleb Brown, a physically disabled 5th grader in Springfield, Missouri, says he wished his teachers knew what it felt like to see the world the way he does. Caleb has cerebral palsy, which is one of the most common congenital disorders of...
3 Easy Steps to Organize Your Summer Homeschool Schedule

3 Easy Steps to Organize Your Summer Homeschool Schedule

Homeschooling is an ongoing adventure...one that can last up to 13 years. However, there is a common question among the mom community when it comes to summer homeschooling: do we take the summer off like public schools, or do we keep going? Do we even need...
Now that you have a pretty good idea of what you want to do in the morning, what you don’t want to or need to do, and where to find the extra time needed, it’s time to put it all together in a new morning game plan.

Ready For A New Morning Game Plan?

Now that you have a pretty good idea of what you want to do in the morning, what you don’t want to or need to do, and where to find the extra time needed, it’s time to put it all together in a new morning game plan. What Is Most Important To You? The best...
5 Important Homeschool Schedule Ideas

5 Important Homeschool Schedule Ideas

For a successful homeschool educational system for your children, you need to design a well-planned out routine and schedule. If you failing to do this, you and your children are likely to end up only being confused about what to do, when to do it, and how...
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The Disadvantages of Homeschooling – Taming the End of Year Paper Clutter

One of the disadvantages of homeschooling is the mounds of paper we accumulate. We just wrapped up our homeschooling year last week and are ready for summer.....almost! Let me re-phrase that....the kids are ready for summer and no school work. I am...

Why Making Over Your Morning Has A Huge Impact On Your Entire Day

I love mornings. Each new day brings new opportunities and it’s a chance to start fresh and do better. How you start your day, or more specifically how you spend those first few morning hours has a big impact on the rest of it. Think of it as setting the...
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Make Over Your Mornings Challenge – Day 4

I watched Day 4 of the Make Over Your Mornings 14 Day Course by Crystal Paine today and wanted to share with you what my goals are. Sharing these with you is truly holding me accountable, so bear with me. I need this! I skipped Sunday, so this...
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Make Over Your Mornings – Is It Really Possible for a Night Owl Like Me?

Day 5 & 6 of the Make Over Your Mornings 14 Day Course was all about goal setting. She really broke it down in a way that made it really easy to put my goals on paper and see what really is important to me in my life right now. Worksheets were...
How to Say No the Right Way

How To Say No The Right Way

How to Say "No" The Right Way That there is a right and a wrong way to say no. If you say no while your mind is really thinking yes, you eventually stop saying no. When you learn how to say no the "right" way, your behavior matches your mindset. When you tell yourself...
Back to School Tips from My Teenage Daughter

Back to School Tips from My Teenage Daughter

Back to school planning can either be fun or a dreaded task. As parents, we want to do what is best for our children and we want our homeschool to run efficiently and effectively. Sometimes we get bogged down in the details and forget to ask the most important...
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Minimalist Living Tips to Lower Your Stress

Recently I have been reading up on some minimalist living tips on some different blogs as well as books. I am really intrigued by the minimalist living approach. Especially at this time in my life when I have so many things going on and I feel...
11 Frustration Free Homeschool HIghschool transcripts

11 Frustration Free Homeschool Recordkeeping and Transcript Services

We showed you some free resources you can utilize for preparing your student's high school transcript in this post. Now we want to share with you some great services that do cost a little, but sometimes we need more help than the free resources can give....
So often we get stuck in a rut or a routine and do things because that’s what we’ve always done. We do it without really thinking about whether or not it’s the best use of our time. It’s Not About Cramming More Things Into Less Time Making over your morning isn’t about figuring out how to cram more tasks into fewer hours.

Determining What You Should Be Doing Is Crucial

Yesterday we talked about finding the time in your busy morning to do the things that are important to you. Today I want you to think about what you should and what you shouldn’t be doing in those first few hours of the day. That’s an important idea to...
7 Highly Effective Study Habits My Teen Uses

7 Highly Effective Study Habits My Teen Uses

My teenage daughter is starting to take some college CLEP tests this past year to earn college credit while completing high school classes. She has had to tweak her study habits to ensure she is ready for the college level exams. She can no longer rely on...

Free Homeschooling and Organizing Resources on Amazon This Week

I am always on the lookout for free reading and learning helps for my homeschool journey. I also am an avid reader of new ways to be more efficient with my time and money. Below are my finds for this week. I hope these resources bless you and...
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Here’s How Planning a Move Can Be Stress Free

Moving doesn't have to be a stressful and daunting process. The key to having a quick and easy relocation is planning in advance and prioritizing. With more than 40 million Americans relocating annually, you will able to find a countless number of online...
Why I Chose School House Teachers Curriculum This Year

Why I Chose School House Teachers Curriculum This Year

So I am now in full blown homeschool planning mode right now. August is fast approaching and we have pegged August 22nd this year to be our first day of school. I always love this part of homeschooling. I love scanning over homeschool catalogs and...
Hidden Costs of Working From Home

The Hidden Costs of Working from Home

I come downstairs most mornings, and my husband is home. His work fills the dining room table and spills over into the floor all around him. I step around boxes to begin fixing breakfast. I serve it buffet style, and we find an available spot in the living...
3 Lies the enemy wants you to believe

3 Lies the Enemy Wants You To Believe

I am so proud of myself for sticking with the Make Over Your Mornings course. I am learning so much. I wanted to share with you some things that Crystal teaches in Days 9 through 11 in her course. They are simple truths that we all...
10 unique homeschool schedule ideas

10 Unique Homeschool Schedules

Are you looking for unique homeschool schedules that will work for your family?  You know you need a solid schedule to get everything done for your homeschool and keep your home and family life in check, but do you need some fresh ideas to help you? The...