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How to Integrate Second Language Acquisition Into Your Curriculum

How to Integrate Second Language Acquisition Into Your Curriculum

Have you ever heard someone say that our world is getting smaller? Unless that person was Kyrie Irving, who may or may not still think the world is flat, what they likely mean by that is that access to other people and cultures is improving as we become more...

Best Hanging Cup Rack of 2019

Best Hanging Cup Rack of 2019

Kitchen cabinets are great. We can store so many things inside of them, there’s often lots of room, they’re extremely useful, and they allow us to walk into a clean kitchen without seeing a huge mess. But after filling up all of those cabinets, it can be a nightmare...

Top 5 Clear Glass Jars for Kitchens

Top 5 Clear Glass Jars for Kitchens

The kitchen is easily one of the most messiest places in the house, am I right? Whether it be because there’s constant clutter on your counters because things seem to not have a proper place to be stored, you might have a bit too much stuff, or you simply lack a good...

How to Start Over in Life – Is It Too Late?

How to Start Over in Life – Is It Too Late?

How old do you think is too old to start over in life? Is there a certain age or phase in life where you are just supposed to accept the way things are and coast on? I surely hope not! I really struggled with this question this year. I turned 45 and felt like half my...

Best Christmas Decoration Storage Solutions

Best Christmas Decoration Storage Solutions

It’s always fun during Christmas. Nothing beats seeing all the pretty lights, being surrounded by decorations that only come out of the attic once a year, smelling all the special limited edition scented candles, and watching classic Christmas movies while sipping on...

Top 5 Best Kitchen Drawer Organizers

Top 5 Best Kitchen Drawer Organizers

As a mom, you probably know that the kitchen can be one of the messiest places in the house. It’s where you prepare your meals, it’s where you do all the cooking, it’s where the kids do arts and crafts, where they want to help you, and more. And if your house is...

Top 5 Best Kitchen Sets for Children

Top 5 Best Kitchen Sets for Children

Kids are always looking up to people older than them, whether it be their older brothers and sisters, grandparents, parents and other family members. But they especially look up to us...moms. After all, we are the ones providing for our kids, giving them the things...

How to Pray for Your Children – A Great Book to Learn How

How to Pray for Your Children – A Great Book to Learn How

  I'm at home with my youngest today. She has been running fever and has an ear infection 🙁 It breaks my heart to see any of my children not feeling well. On the flip side, I love being able to take off work and stay home with my children when they need me. I...

7 Quick and Simple Ways to Organize Bills and Track Expenses

7 Quick and Simple Ways to Organize Bills and Track Expenses

When your home doubles as a school, you may have double the financial paperwork to deal with. Homeschooling does have some similarities to running a small business out of the house, after all! If your office is already overflowing with invoices, or if you’re new to...

Fall Friendly Homeschooling Projects

Fall Friendly Homeschooling Projects

  Homeschooling can present a strange dichotomy of identities for a parent. Where you want to be a fun parent, you also want to be a good teacher. Seasonal changes are wonderful opportunities to do both. This fall, take advantage of the options presented you!...

Bullet Journals 101 – What Are They and How Do You Use One?

Bullet Journals 101 – What Are They and How Do You Use One?

I'm sure you have recently heard of bullet journaling in the past year. I know I have! I've seen them on Amazon like these here, but often wondered how and the world to use one. I love keeping to-do lists and scratching things off throughout the day to make me feel...

5 Evening Routines That Will Set You Up For Success Tomorrow

5 Evening Routines That Will Set You Up For Success Tomorrow

Sleeping well and resting during the night is hugely important for your productivity levels in the morning and ability to succeed the next day. While ensuring a healthy dose of sleep is crucial in helping you make the most out of your day, it is by far not the only...

The Organized Home School YouTube Channel is HERE!

The Organized Home School YouTube Channel is HERE!

I'm so excited (and terrified) to announce I'm starting a new YouTube Channel for the Organized Home School! I say terrified, because I hate seeing pictures of myself and videos! The introvert in me just wants to crawl under a table and hide. I'm the girl...

Top 5 Tips for Better Meal Planning

Top 5 Tips for Better Meal Planning

Healthy meals don’t just happen. Meal planning becomes an important part of achieving optimal or complete nutrition. If you don't have a plan for what you're going to eat, you may end up grabbing whatever is fastest and most readily available. This often...

Declutter Bundle Plus Free Checklists

Declutter Bundle Plus Free Checklists

Deciding what to get rid of is one of the toughest parts of decluttering.   It’s natural to develop a certain attachment to your possessions, and it can seem wasteful to give away something you’ve hardly used. Believe it or not, there are some things...

How to Organize a Messy Garage with these 3 Storage Solutions

How to Organize a Messy Garage with these 3 Storage Solutions

Are you overwhelmed trying to figure out how your going to organize your messy garage? We moved into our new home one year ago and the garage has been the catch-all for all the things we couldn't find a "home" for. We have shoes, boxes, old paperwork,...

Quick Easy Healthy Bento Box Lunches for Kids

Quick Easy Healthy Bento Box Lunches for Kids

I went to Pinterest to research ideas for healthy lunchables for kids to pack in my children's school lunchboxes and can I just say, Wow! I was so overwhelmed at all the posts I found that had "125 Easy DIY Bento Box Lunches for Kids" or "50 Quick Healthy Fun Lunchbox...

Simple to Implement How to Homeschool Kindergarten Post!

Simple to Implement How to Homeschool Kindergarten Post!

When I decided to homeschool my two oldest daughters their Kindergarten year, I scoured the internet in search of how to homeschool kindergarten posts for any and all advice I could find. I wanted to make sure I wasn’t ruining their education and starting...

Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms Free Printable

Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms Free Printable

Honestly, I was a little selfish in creating this printable. I really struggle with meal planning. I've tried all sorts of programs and I haven't been able to stick with just one.     So in an effort to continually try to simplify life and create routines to...

How To Beat Overwhelm for Good

How To Beat Overwhelm for Good

Do you feel like there are never enough hours in a day?   We wake up, get the kids out the door for school, do our quiet time, finally sit down at our desks to work, eat lunch, cook dinner, get the kids ready for bed, and we look at the clock and think about all...

Tired of Kids Not Helping with Chores? Find Solutions Here!

Tired of Kids Not Helping with Chores? Find Solutions Here!

The blank stare gazes back at you. You know the one. The one you get when you ask or even tell your child to go unload the dishwasher. The gaze. And then the excuses come. “I did it last time. Why doesn’t Josh have to do it this time? I always do everything around...

What in the World Do Homeschooled Kids Do In Their Spare Time?

What in the World Do Homeschooled Kids Do In Their Spare Time?

What do your homeschooled kids do in their spare time? What do they do for fun? We boast about how we can get most of our homeschooling done by noon each day and that leaves all this free time for our children to explore their interests, or to get in trouble! Next...

3 Tips to Foster Creativity in Your Homeschooled Child

3 Tips to Foster Creativity in Your Homeschooled Child

Did you know that “students who study art are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement”? Or that art “promotes creativity, social development, personality adjustment, and self-worth”? Despite the many known advantages, many public and private...

How to Make Money with a Scrapbooking Blog

How to Make Money with a Scrapbooking Blog

My friend had been creating digital papers and elements for her scrapbooking hobby. She shared her work with me and I encouraged her to start selling her cute designs on a scrapbooking blog. She loved the idea of sharing her creations with more people and getting paid...

15 Free Homeschool High School Resources

15 Free Homeschool High School Resources

Are you scared to death of homeschooling high school like I was once? Are you frustrated with trying to compile a homeschool high school transcript from the classes you have taught? Lee Binz is an expert in the homeschooling high school arena. She has graduated two...