How to Make a What We Are Learning Wall

What we are learning wall

The following post is from Jen from Forever, For Always, No Matter What Homeschooling many children, in many different age ranges, can pose a challenge most days. Life is always threatening to interrupt my best laid plans.  I have good intentions for completing many activities, but often in the busyness of the day, I forget! […]

5 Ways to be a Healthier Family this Year

5 Ways to Be a Healthier Family This Year

The following post is from Jen from Forever, For Always, No Matter What: January is always a great time to rethink or renew some goals. Almost everyone would like to drop a few pounds, and talk to just about any mom and she will tell you she has a desire for her family to get […]

Keeping a Tidy Home While Homeschooling

TidyHome

The following post is from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What Notice my title is how to to keep a “tidy” home.  Don’t confuse that with immaculate, pristine, and ready for a magazine photo shoot.  That, my friends, is a fairy tale.  Real, living, breathing mess-making people live in your home. […]

Easy and Quick Breakfast Ideas

Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

  This post is from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What We all know breakfast truly is the most important meal of the day, it’s what fuels us for a day of learning.  Even though breakfast is important, I still like to keep things easy and healthy so we are ready […]

10 Reasons Why Homeschooling Can Fail

10 Reasons Homeschooling Can Fail

The following post is from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What Homeschooling is a wonderful blessing, but homeschooling is not an easy road.  There have been plenty of people who have started and stopped for a variety of reasons.  Here are some reasons that homeschooling can fail and how you can […]

Easy Lunches Kids Can Make

EasyLunchs

The following post is from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What When our homeschool day is moving along nicely, it can feel like a bit of an inconvenience to stop and prepare lunch.  I want my kids to have a nourishing, healthy lunch, I just don’t want to spend a ton […]

Five Ways to Make the First Day of Homeschool Special

First Day of Homeschool

  The following is from contributor Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What It doesn’t matter if you are getting ready to celebrate your very first ever first day of homeschool, or if it’s your first day in a long string of years, , it’s worth it to make the first day a little […]

10 Things Every New Homeschooler Needs to Know

10 Things Homeschooler

The following is from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What Here are 10 things that every new homeschooler needs to know -  some been there, done that tips!  Starting on this journey is scary but oh so rewarding.  Have joy in your journey and know that you are not alone. 1. […]

Summer Safety for Kids

Summer Safety for Kids

The following post is from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What Summer has arrived in the United States, generally that means more time spent outside playing and going on family excursions and vacations. It’s a good time to take a moment and do a bit of summer safety review.  Although it’s […]

Making the Most of Summer

Making the Most of Summer

  The following is a post from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What As summer quickly approaches our learning can become more relaxed and unstructured.  Homeschooling families know we never stop learning.  Even the most mundane task can be turned into a learning experience. Most summers I’m tempted to go a […]

Adventure Stories and Activities for Young Readers

AdventureStories

The following post is from contributing writer Jen @ Forever, For Always, No Matter What I love to read to my children and I love to incorporate activities with our literature.  We have used Five in a Row for many years in our home and have gotten much inspiration from using that same formula with […]