Being an introverted mom is hard work. I didn't really ever think of myself as an introvert until several years after having children. Of course, growing up I knew that I enjoyed quiet time. My favorite hobby for as long as I can remember is to read. But, I was social, I went out with friends, I had fun at events. I didn't equate my daily afternoon quiet time after school as re-charging time … [Read more...] about Introverted Mom – Jamie C. Martin
I am so excited to be sharing about the brand new 2019-2020 Erin Condren Life Planner! There is just something about a brand new planner that I love - even if it doesn't start until July. I started using the Life Planner back in 2014. We were getting ready to welcome our third little one into the world, and I needed something else to help keep me organized. I also was looking for a way to … [Read more...] about 2019-2020 Erin Condren Life Planner
Creating an inspiring homeschool environment is one of those tasks in homeschooling that we all are striving for. We all want to inspire a love of learning. You want to make sure that your kids have the tools and space they need in order to encourage that love of learning. But, how do you create an inspiring homeschool environment? And how do you do it without completely losing your mind … [Read more...] about How to Create an Inspiring Homeschool Environment
This post is done in collaboration with study.com. As always, opinions are my own! Teaching math is one of those big scary subjects in homeschooling. Most people I know either don't like math or don't think they are good at math. When you are homeschooling, teaching math is obviously a requirement, so when you fall into one of those two categories, it can show. We all want our kids to know … [Read more...] about Teaching Math – When you need Extra Help!
We have made it to the end of the homeschool year! I'm sure you are just as happy as I am. But, since we are at the end of the year, we need to start thinking about going through our homeschool materials. It is the perfect time to spring clean your homeschool! When we talked about going through old homeschool materials and figuring out if we could sell them or not, we were mainly … [Read more...] about How to Spring Clean your Homeschool
In our last post, we talked about how to manage and go through all of your homeschool materials as well as the books that you have. Today, I want to talk about some of the best ways to sell homeschool curriculum. Most likely you have a lot of old curriculum and homeschool books sitting around your house. You kept it because you had another child coming up through that grade and wanted to save … [Read more...] about 5 Best Ways to Sell Homeschool Curriculum