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Homeschool Organization + {Storage, Spaces and Learning Places Part 1}

Posted on June 5, 2012 at 8:25 PM



Learning at home presents unique storage needs. We are always wanting more book space and spaces used creatively. If you are wanting to set up a homeschool room or just change it around you find out that ideas that come from playrooms are sometimes too playful, a home office can be too officey {is that a word} and a craft ro...

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"Mom, those kids are going to have to get out of the house sometimes."

Posted on March 20, 2012 at 11:55 AM

Have you ever had one of those weeks? Plans go awry even with the best planning. My plan the last few days was to change out my sluggish router over the weekend, blog about starting my how - to series soon, finalize the French and Indian War Lapbook and just be on task with what I wanted to share.

Let me see, my router didn't work after I thought I reconfigured it so I was without internet for a day or so. My Home Management Binder needed more pockets for all the kitche...

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Resist the Urge to Homeschool in the "What if......" World

Posted on March 12, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Picture:Todd Wilson

I tend to be dramatic when I imagine how things are going to be. Is that a nice way of saying I can be delusional?

When I started homeschooling, I had visions of children so eager to learn each day around our little public school desk. My house would be kept tidy every day, laundry wou...

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Have you tapped into your child's learning style?

Posted on October 11, 2011 at 8:25 AM

(most all young children are Wiggly Willy learning style. You need to wait until they are closer to 9 or 10 years old to be sure you have correctly identified their learning style. However, you may get some tell-tale signs early on when you notice them playing. Here my youngest one has "neatly" stacked block...

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Do you really have time to NOT play games?

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 10:25 AM

(I store games in our covered shelving here next to the TV in the upstairs schoolroom)

 Sorry ya’ll got two blog posts in one day from me yesterday-----since I got back from vacation our pool that is always just a beautiful clear blue turned putrid green (there has to be...

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