Instagram for the Homeschool Mom

Instagram, when used wisely, can be another helpful tool in your homeschool mom tool belt. May it give you the information, inspiration, or connection you need, exactly when you need it.

How I Find Time to Read as a Busy Homeschool Mom

Maybe you have not found the time to read as a busy homeschool mom. I get it. Last year I put my foot down and carved out time for me to read. In fact, I set a lofty goal of a book a week. And I surpassed that goal. I learned a lot from reading a book a week, and I am excited to share six practical tips with you.

Finding a Homeschool Planner that Meets All Your Needs

If you are always on the hunt for a homeschool planner that would solve all of your problems and meet all of your needs, you’ve probably realized that the planner that actually does all of these things for you doesn’t exist. Here are my tips for finding one that works.

How Homeschool Moms Can Start Freezer Meal Swaps

Doesn’t cooking once a month sound glorious? Freezer meal swaps changed my life. A group of friends all get together and swap meals for the freezer. The concept is simple: each member makes the same number of meals as there are members in the group.

Midyear Homeschool Encouragement for Mom

Can you believe for many of us this homeschool year is halfway over? I am often amazed by the speed the first semester of the school year passes. As the first semester winds down, I have found myself evaluating our homeschool year. I don’t know about you, but in our...

Why Menu Planning for Homeschool Moms is Important

Note: This post may contain affiliate links that I know and love. Admit it.  Our lives as homeschool moms are busy.  There is always something to do whether its planning, teaching, cooking, cleaning, shopping, or budgeting.  Time and money are precious commodities in...

I am THAT Mom version 2.0

Moms can sometimes be clique-ish. Sometimes THAT mom can feel like they are left out or that they stand out from the crowd. Do you ever feel like, That Mom!? From time to time we all feel this way. But it's can especially be so when we've chosen to go against the...

How I Make Myself a Priority as a Homeschool Mom

Homeschool moms can get so bogged down wth time seeming to be ever elusive. Yet we know that if fail to fill our own cups, we'll soon find we are empty and unable to fill the cups of our children, spouses, friends, and others. We need to take the time to care for...

How Homeschool Moms Can Find the Time to Work From Home

I can’t tell you the number of times I have had another homeschool mom come up to me and ask how in the world I’m able to work from home. They don’t think they have what it takes to work from home. They say, “I’d love to have extra money, but I just don’t have time to work from home” Don’t worry; with a little creativity, you CAN find the time.

12 Things Every Homeschooling Mom Should Do Now

The days are literally flying by. As a homeschooling mom of five, I sometimes wish time could just stop for a little bit. I just want to enjoy this stage, this age, this moment, this lesson. Since we do not have this option of stopping time, we can instead choose to live in the moment. If you are like me, a busy mom managing way too many things at once, this is for you. Here are the 12 things every homeschooling mom should do NOW (like today!)

Audiobooks for Homeschool Moms

I imagine you’ve heard the numerous reasons why audiobooks are fantastic for your homeschool. We know that we can listen to the classics on a road trip, enjoy entertaining stories without Mom having to read everything, and kids can independently listen to books beyond their reading level. But, do you ever wish you read more books? When’s the last time you read a book that supported your personal goals?

How to Overcome These 5 Challenges as a Working Homeschool Mom

Being a working homeschool mom means that you run out the door in 5 minutes or less. In that time, you lose your keys twice, your cell phone once, and you leave your coffee by the microwave. Many people are worried about homeschooling and working, either inside the home or outside the home, because it is way too much to handle. I have to admit most days I agree. Being a mom is hard. Being a homeschool mom is hard. Being a working homeschool mom is hard. It’s all HARD. Today, I want to talk about 5 challenges working homeschool moms face and how you can overcome them.

What Does The Homeschool Mom Want For Teacher Appreciation Day?

With Teacher Appreciation Week coming up, the question comes to mind: “Is there a Homeschool Teacher Appreciation Day? How does that work?” Should homeschool moms celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day? How? That’s a good question. After all, we mothers are the ones that do the planning and the work, so wouldn’t we just be throwing a party day for ourselves?