Tips for Homeschooling Multiple Ages

Tips for Homeschooling Multiple Ages

Kids chores do not have to be boring or feel like a punishment. There is a simple and wonderfully beneficial way to get kids to do chores and cleaning happily, without the argument, the nagging, or the power struggle.
Why Menu Planning for Homeschool Moms is Important

Why Menu Planning for Homeschool Moms is Important

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.
The Kitchen Isn’t Just for Cooking

The Kitchen Isn’t Just for Cooking

Cooking is a basic life skill that every adult should have at least a modicum of knowledge of how to do. Having the advantage of having our children home with us makes it easier to incorporate cooking skills into homeschool routines. Whether it's starting with the...

How to Have a Peaceful Evening

How to Have a Peaceful Evening

We haven’t had an easy road with our adopted son. While we didn’t always get along and had lots of power struggles, our son always wanted to help in the kitchen. I’d like to think that this time together was the glue that kept our family from unraveling. Food is a good motivator, and I’ll attribute much of his current success to the fact that he spent hours by my side in the kitchen.
15 Ways to Show Respect and Appreciation to Your Husband

15 Ways to Show Respect and Appreciation to Your Husband

With all that a homeschool mom has on her plate throughout the day, it's hard to find a moment of peace. Setting aside any time for quiet can feel impossible. But, it doesn't have to be. These homeschool mom bloggers are sharing their best tips a peaceful evening.
Top Ten Ways to Get in Shape

Top Ten Ways to Get in Shape

All kids love family movie night! Want to get your kids excited about their assigned reading? Try setting up a "book made into a movie" night with your family. It's a great way to take the book beyond the pages.