I’ll be honest, we took an unexpected week off, while I tried to figure out my new work/homeschool balance. We’re still re-adjusting but we’re starting to get back into the swing of things. One thing that helped me was simplifying our homeschool. I’ve made more than one homeschool mistake along the way. My Homeschool Mistake #1: Doing […]
I was going to write about the importance of professional/personal development but then something happened that reminded me of a more important topic – community. Out of the blue, I got a tweet from an old friend about burgers. It set off a chain reaction of Twitter friends tweeting about needing to get together again. […]
Most entrepreneurs consider outsourcing at some point. This past week was my moment. It has been incredibly busy and exhausting. It all started last Wednesday when I took a webinar and realised my website was not living up to its full potential. Hence the mass changes. Knowing I could not do it all, I looked […]
If you’re unfamiliar with The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas let me just tell you it’s a wealth of information put out by iHomeschool Network. It’s a collection of homeschool moms sharing about their experiences on a variety of homeschool topics. Volume 1 is written by 55 moms and covers 103 topics. Volume 2 is written by 38 moms talking and covers 58 topics.
I think it’s important that homeschool parents are honest about our lives. It’s a tough gig and often times we focus on the good without reflecting on what our homes really look like.
I’ll admit, the control freak in me thought, “How will we ever get anything done?” But I tried it. To my astonishment it was AMAZING!
“Work smarter, not harder.”
Recently I was asked if homeschooling costs a lot. The truth is it can. Purchasing curriculum from publishers gets pricey really fast. Which is why I don’t go down that route. We’re low income so it’s important to keep the cost of homeschooling to a minimum. I do receive some provincial funding but not enough […]
When I first started looking into the “how to homeschool” I was overwhelmed by the options. There are many styles to choose from; Charlotte Mason, Montessori, Traditional, Unit Studies, Unschooling. I had no clue which would be right for us. However I was drawn to the idea of Charlotte Mason, Unit Studies and Unschooling. My […]
Fighting to get B to school. Calls from school saying B was sick. Coming home with supposedly sick B only to have him bouncing off the walls. Complaints that school was easy and boring. The boy that once loved to learn was hating school.