Tips for Running Errands With Small Children

tips for running errands with small children

The following post is from Roan of Joyful Always If you are a homeschooling Mom, chances are you have to run your errands with your children in tow.  With a little bit of forethought, planning, and practice, the experience can be a positive one. Keep your list short. The younger your children, the shorter your […]

Training Kids to Take on Responsibility

Training Kids to Take On Responsibility

The following is a post from contributing writer Shannen from Middle Way Mom Responsibility is a tough thing. We all want the freedom to have it, but don’t want the burden of it. A budding teen looks forward to the possibility of being able to make their own decisions on major items where their parent […]

Tips For Baking With Kids

baking with kids

  The following is a post from contributing writer, Demetria from Christian Homeschool Moms. This fall and winter, I plan to do lots of baking with my kids. Sometimes in the middle of planning quick meals that the kids and I can easily make when we’re in starve mode, I remember how much fun it is to also get in […]

Preparing Your Homeschooler for College

Preparing Your Homeschooler for College

The following is a post from contributing writer Roan from Joyful Always. Recently, I dropped off my oldest child at college (well, I actually did not drop her off; I stayed in the area for two weeks to help her get settled and to make sure she would be able to survive without her mother). […]

15 Life Skills Essential for my Children

As homeschoolers, we often like to think that our children are better prepared to handle life situations than many of their public school counterparts. After all, they do see us “living life” day after day. But after speaking with many homeschooling moms that wonder if they are allowing their children enough opportunity to truly interact with […]

Simple Sewing Projects for Kids

simple sewing projects for kids

The following is a post by contributing writer Jamie. There are roughly a gazillion or so sewing project ideas and tutorials online, but I narrowed it down to a few that are actually worth your while! My kids love crafty projects but it annoys me to go to the time and trouble to make something […]

Online Chore Chart for Families

Online Chore Chart

{this post contains affiliate links} Just a quick post today to pass along a free online chore chart site that might be of interest to many of our readers.  MyJobChart.com is accessible on the computer as well as a variety of mobile devices and is a free way to set up a chore list for […]

Easy Lunches Kids Can Make

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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 […]

Free Online Typing Games for Kids

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The following is a post from contributing writer Jamie. I’ve heard debate about whether or not kids need to learn cursive writing nowadays. (My opinion: Yes, they do!) Regardless of reasons on either side of that argument, there’s really no question that kids these days absolutely need to learn how to type! Thankfully, there are […]

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 […]

Prioritizing Your Summer Tasks and Activities

You can do anything you want

The following post is written by contributing writer Roan of Joyful Always. “You can do anything you want, but you can’t do everything you want.” This is a quote I regularly repeat to my children when they are trying to decide between several activities.  This saying can also apply to any worthwhile choices that have […]