My favorite way to keep my homeschool family happy.

My favorite way to keep my homeschool family happy.

When I look at my years of parenting and homeschooling, I see two little secrets to my success. Life is filled with revelation and tricks that bring moments of ease, but these two things were what kept the engine fueled and the smile on my face. These always serve me well. Happy Homeschool Secret #… Continue Reading

Why Homeschool?

Why Homeschool?

I’m The Best Mom for the Job As a homeschool proponent, I am always looking for opportunities to spread the word about this great lifestyle.  Recently, I was in contact with a local reporter who, at my request, was writing an article about diverse homeschoolers. I spent a week hunting down parents who homeschool for… Continue Reading

California Unit Study

California Unit Study

Not quite Flat Stanly, but the Homeschool Cheer Crew is cute as can be, and curious too.  Enjoy this tour of California with these homeschooled kids as they learn about California and enjoy a California Adventure. Come learn about the wide variety of elevations that California has.  Both the highest and the lowest in the… Continue Reading

Inspiration Collaboration: Lighting a Fire in Your Child’s eye

Inspiration Collaboration: Lighting a Fire in Your Child’s eye

Homeschooling brings inspiration to a child’s education. People always ask why I homeschool.  Over the years, my answer has changed and evolved. But one of the reasons that I love homeschooling is the inspired learning that fills our world. I love the saying “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him… Continue Reading

Kill the Drama in your Homeschool Group

Kill the Drama in your Homeschool Group

My favorite Visualization to Claim Your Power and Let Go of Drama in Your Homeschool Finding happiness in your homeschool when drama comes knocking can be challenging. But remember, it is a skill. And a choice. Practice it on the small things, so that you can excel when faced with the big things.   Conflict… Continue Reading

101 Ways to Happily Homeschool the Early Years

101 Ways to Happily Homeschool the Early Years

These are the best years. The fun years. The messy house, messy hair, falling into bed exhausted years, but they are definitely great years. Enjoy homeschooling your little with fun, interesting, and educational activities.  There is enough to keep your young homeschooler busy for at least an afternoon. ; ) Snack time – If you’re… Continue Reading

26 Fun Ideas for Your Next Homeschool Mom’s Night Out

26 Fun Ideas for Your Next Homeschool Mom’s Night Out

I’m getting ready to launch my Creating Happy Homeschool Community Class. I’m so excited.  Phew!  Such a big, fat, happy project. And, in honor of the class, I thought I’d share a bit of happy, community lovin’ for you and your next MNO.  I’ll be sending out information about the class in the next few… Continue Reading

Let’s Welcome 2017 with a Smile

Let’s Welcome 2017 with a Smile

Are you ready to have a happier year? 2017 is here with loads of smiles and sunshine. Wanna grab it all? Watch this video and share my resolution with me. What’s my resolution? To smile more. I’ve got the secrets of why this is the perfect plan for your happier homeschool. Come join me as… Continue Reading

Ode to a Homeschool Mother

Ode to a Homeschool Mother

This essay honoring homeschool moms has been rattling around my world for years now. I love the intention and the love that it conveys.   Unfortunately, the author is hidden by an internet cloud that I can’t find my way though. On this day of gratitude, I wanted to honor the author, and also all… Continue Reading