101 Ways to Happily Homeschool the Early Years

101 Ways to Happily Homeschool the Early Years

Snack time – If you’re serving carrots and hummus instead of oreos and doritos, call this nutrition class. “Ouch! You’ve accidentally knocked over your friend. Let’s help her up and give her a hug. Remember to tell her you’re sorry.” Social skills and, dare I say, socialization at its finest. Do you brave painting in… 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 so excited. I’m getting ready to launch my Creating Happy Homeschool Community Class.  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 you… Continue Reading

Be Easy in your Homeschool

Be Easy in your Homeschool

The Easy Work of Homeschooling and Parenting. Parenting isn’t hard. Neither is homeschooling. It’s just repetitive. Day in and day out, our job is the same. Encourage good behavior.  Discourage bad behavior.  Foster passions. And clean up the chaos. Over and over and over. It can certainly be tiresome.  Boring some days. Monotonous. You’ve finally… Continue Reading

Learning patience through homeschooling… Me! Not them.

Learning patience through homeschooling… Me! Not them.

By Ann Brady Oh, homeschooling teaches my children many skills. My kids have learned to read, write, hit a baseball, all at home. But patience,  now there’s a life lesson we all could stand to learn, right? I was reading this article about homeschooling patience and realized that I truly have learned a great deal… Continue Reading