I know for me, as a single parent, money always has to be a consideration. I want to have fun with my kids and make great memories, but I also want to make sure we have the things we need. Summer is often a great time for making memories, since we have more free time … Continue reading 10 ways to enjoy quality time this summer – on the cheap
Last week, I talked about how to simplify things if you were feeling overwhelmed. The tips may have helped you, or maybe not. Maybe you just have a general feeling that this is hard. It is hard. It is hard, but it’s okay that it’s hard. It should be kind of hard. Parenting is … Continue reading Homeschooling is hard, and that’s okay!
You’ve probably heard of the Myers-Briggs personality test, and it’s possible you’ve even taken it. But have you had your kids take it? Have you considered that it could help you in your homeschool – or even just your home in general? Personality types are about far more than just whether you’re … Continue reading Personalities and how they can help your homeschool
We’ve just finished up our homeschool year. Friday was our last day, and while we’ll still keep up with reading and math during the summer, we’re done with a structured day, lesson plans and fitting everything into one day while still trying to make it to a park day, field trip or run errands. One … Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed? 5 Tips To Simplify Your Homeschool
For many single parents, money is often an issue. Maybe your ex isn’t paying the child support that they were ordered to pay, or your rent’s gone up but your pay hasn’t, or you were out of the workforce for years and now that you’ve returned, you’re basically starting over, both skills- and salary-wise. Regardless … Continue reading Is it worth investing in an ereader?
One question I get asked a lot is how I manage to homeschool and work. For me, it’s really pretty easy. As a writer and photographer, I work for myself and thus, can set my own schedule. That ability to set my own schedule gives me a huge amount of freedom and makes it incredibly … Continue reading Homeschooling and working: Putting the puzzle together