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

Sweet Summer Sanity, Part 2

Sweet Summer Sanity, Part 2

How to Feed a Homeschool Family when Fun Calls Your Name By now you might be feeling a little more rhythm in your day, a better handle on what makes your family hum with happiness, or at least, some civility.  Summer is cruising along.  You’ve found the second flip-flop, the marshmallow skewers and the water… Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Sweet Summer Sanity – Part 1

How to Keep Your Sweet Summer Sanity – Part 1

Homeschoolers unite! Summer is here. Now is the time to recharge.  To get yourself revitalized so you can be motivated in your homeschool next year.  We’ve worked hard and it’s time to party! Let’s talk about Summer and how to maximize its effect on your burned-out homeschool.  Come on, Mom!  You deserve a break. Ahhhh! … Continue Reading

Legal Resources for Homeschoolers

Thanks to Cindy over at Rocky Mountain Education Connection for turning me on to some legal resources for homeschoolers.  I have zero experience with any legal support organization, so please use your own best judgment with any of these organizations.   Looking for Legal Support for Colorado Homeschoolers? National Home Education Legal Defense (NHELD) The… Continue Reading

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

Looking for friends for your Homeschool Child?

Looking for friends for your Homeschool Child?

Just one friend. For the mother of a lonely child, life can change in an instant. Just one friend. That’s all it really takes to find your heart growing roots. Just one friend. That’s all it really takes to watch your child blossom out of their confusion and loneliness. If you’re new to homeschooling or… Continue Reading

Ode to a Homeschool Mother – Author Unknown

Ode to a Homeschool Mother – Author Unknown

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