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 […]

Homeschooling Children With Challenges – My Top 5 Tips

When people think of homeschooling they think of a happy mom standing in front of the kitchen table, lecture style, teaching her gaggle of children arithmetics using workbooks. Her house is spotless, her children are well coiffed, and everyone looks happy. After looking at a few pinterest boards this myth is cemented. However, this is […]

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, […]

How to Avoid Homeschool Burnout

How to Avoid Homeschool Burnout

As a homeschool mom it is so easy to experience burnout. We are on twenty four hours a day and seven days a week. Not only are we solely responsible for the education of our children; and all the stress that entails in regards to planning, researching, executing, and recording, we are also mom. We […]

Best Planners for your Homeschool | My Top 5 Favourites

When I first started to homeschool, 5 years ago, I had no idea what kind of lessons that I was going to teach, let alone how to plan them. Over the years I have used many different planners and systems to organize some of the activities that we do in our homeschool. There have been […]

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 […]