Whether you are beginning your first year of homeschooling or your fifth, getting started and staying motivated can be difficult. Sometimes we are not realistic in our expectations and begin the year with too many plans in place. We may sign our kids up for lots of extracurricular activities without realizing the time or mental … Continue reading Getting Started and Staying Motivated
At the beginning of the summer I installed a countdown application on my cell phone. I set the app to count down the number of days until we begin school again in September. I thought that by regularly seeing the number of days remaining in our vacation each time that I looked at my phone, … Continue reading Counting the Days
Choosing a curriculum can seem like a daunting task, but sometimes the task is not even necessary. Before learning about and entering the world of homeschooling, my son attended a public preschool for a few hours each week. I thought that's what you were “supposed” to do when your child reached a certain age. Sure, … Continue reading Do You Need a Preschool Curriculum?
Do you shop online? Do you like saving money? Well, if you answered yes to either of these questions then I hope you are maximizing your savings by using shopping portals. Shopping portals give you cash back, points, or airline miles just for beginning your shopping experience at their site. You go to the shopping … Continue reading Using Shopping Portals to Save Money
So, the school year is officially over in our home and I'm already thinking about next year. It seems I'm not alone because in the past week two moms have asked me about curriculum choices. In particular, they were both asking about online courses. This has been on my mind lately as well. How do … Continue reading How to Choose an Online Class