What No One Told Me Before We Started Homeschooling

What No One Told Me Before We Started Homeschooling

Being a working mom was HARD. Like for reals. Working outside the home in an executive level, management position meant every single day felt like a mad dash to achieve, perform, manage, and mother - all at the same time. But the truth is, working outside the home was predictable. It was steady. It was dependable. Monday through Friday, with very little variation, my...Read More

The Easiest Way To Get Back On Track

We were doing so well. After weeks of meltdowns and summer heat... After a loss of any real routine or structure... After barely making it through the transition to back to school.... We were doing so well. It was amazing. Then both of my boys came down with back to back viruses that strongly resembled the flu. And just like that, we were a...Read More

Hands-On Science For Older Kids

It was clear, before we even began homeschooling, that my boys learn best by 'doing.' Hands-on activities have been an essential element of our learning for seven years now. But, as my sons get older (now eleven and fourteen - read middle and high school, whaaaaat?) finding age appropriate, hands-on activities has become more and more difficult. In my experience, there are thousands of...Read More