Creating a Kitchen Command Centre for your Homeschool

Just as my parenting has evolved in my home, so has my homeschooling. Each year I take stock of what has worked and what hasn’t and we change accordingly. We may decide to introduce journalling, or a planner, or maybe we will decide to stop workbooks all together. One idea that we recently started to do […]

Why Academics are not the Main Priority in our Homeschool

Did that title shock you?  Are you surprised that I would say that academics are not the main priority in our homeschool? It is true, they are not. They are an important factor of course, but they are not our main priority. The main priority in our homeschool are the relationships between our children and their siblings, parents, family, and friends. You see, […]

10 Tips for Homeschooling with Toddlers

As a mom of 4 kids under the age of 10 I have had my fair share of homeschooling with babies and toddlers underfoot. Recently I periscoped about how I keep my toddler and preschooler busy during the day when I am homeschooling the older two. Luckily we follow more of an eclectic unschooling approach […]

End of an Era.

A couple of days ago my favourite parenting magazine Mothering said that it could no longer sustain the magazine portion of their business and that they are going to go towards an information/web only form of publication.   I was shocked. Mothering has been around since the late 70’s! I could not believe that such […]

The Polite Thing

Picture this…you saved up all your money to buy a nice fancy car you have always wanted. You love the feel of the seats, the smell of the upholstery, the way that the engine purrs. You love it so much that you take it with you everywhere, and why wouldn’t you? It’s your favourite car. […]