I’ve been quite on the blog partly because we took a mini-vacation and partly because I was hit hard with health issues. I have fibromyalgia, endometriosis and chronic migraines. Pain is a real part of my everyday world. But despite my chronic illness I am determined to homeschool my child while running my own business. If […]
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. […]
If you’ve been following my blog you’ve heard me mention my goal of starting to sell online unit studies. It’s happened! I have published my first online unit study all about Saint Patrick’s Day. Best part – it’s FREE! My goal is to publish two unit studies a month – one short, one longer. Shorter unit […]
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 […]
Weight loss is a challenging. These simple principles are what worked for me when other diets failed. Don’t take my word for it, try it out. Last spring I briefly dated a former bodybuilder and personal trainer. When we met I was 200 lbs. Most people didn’t notice I was overweight because I’m 5’11”. But […]
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!
Over the past couple years I have grown more and more tired of how adults resort to name calling on social media simply because they differ in opinion. It baffles me. When did being cordial get thrown out the window? Why do people think that they’re anonymity gives them the right to say anything without […]