Homeschool

Math Manipulatives

About a month ago, there was a moment in our school day when frustrations began to rise. By the time we opened the math book, it was evident my first grader was no longer in a positive mental frame for learning. She refused to take a recess and play outside. In that moment I decided, …

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Create a Mission Statement

In the month prior to the start of our Homeschool, one specific question was on my mind, “What is my Homeschool Mission Statement?” There would be days when life would be HARD!!! I knew I needed a mission statement to successfully make it through the school year.  A mission statement is a concise explanation of …

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Cleaning Quest

I LOVE when a plan comes together!! Who doesn’t? I often struggle to get my children to cheerfully help with weekly deep cleaning. We clean throughout the week, but by Saturday this house (which is LIVED in 24/7) needs to be scrubbed and disinfected. After a long week, I want to relax in a clean house. …

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Why Homeschool?

In college, I became intrigued with homeschooling. Graduating with a teaching degree in Secondary Mathematics, I thoroughly enjoyed being in the classroom sharing my passion for math and education! When Jozlin was born, I seriously considered homeschooling. To clarify, I had loved my public school experience (both attending and teaching). I do not like to …

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