The Marriage Truck

I’m going to talk today about something that secular homeschoolers don’t discuss often—Marriage. This year marks my 20th wedding anniversary, so I’m going to pretend that it gives me the wisdom to share. Bear with me.

Sensory Tips and Tricks

While a sensory diet is essential for kids with Sensory Processing Disorder (or SPD), it is actually helpful for everyone. Helping your child get a variety of sensory inputs each day, can make them stronger, more alert, and happier. But, where should you start?

A Homeschooler’s New Year’s Resolutions

Homeschooling parents have a unique set of challenges. Balancing educational needs with creating good humans, all while not losing our own mind is hard. You have enough to do. So I am going to write your New Year’s Resolutions for you!

End of Year Review — 2019

As we wrap up another year, I’m going to take a minute to think back on what this year brought. 2019 was a complicated year with some highs and lows, and I’m feeling good that it is over.

Homeschool Mom, Are you Okay?

Hey, Homeschool Mom, I want to talk to you for a minute, about you. Usually, we talk about your kids, your homeschool, all those things that are taking up your entire life. But those things aren’t all of you.

My Favorite Toys — Bop It!

I have a new favorite toy for homeschooling. It gives my kid great sensory input and a fun brain break. Check out why I love Bop It!

Homeschooling when Life Gets Hard

Homeschooling through major life events, new babies, illness or moving, can be challenging. Should you push through or change your routine? Advice from a veteran homeschool mom.

Quick Question: What is copy work?

Copy work is mentioned in many places in the homeschooling world. It is even included in most Five Senses Literature Lessons programs. Copy work means you select a word, sentence, or passage from a book and have your child copy it. As an occupational therapist, I am a huge fan of copy work!

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, which makes it a wonderful time of year to teach your homeschooled child about Native Americans. If you are interested in celebrating Native American Heritage Month, here are some ideas you can do with your family.

Understanding Executive Function Disorder

Have you been told that your child has executive function disorder but you don’t really understand what that means? Problems with executive function can occur in people with ADHD, autism, and other learning challenges and be very frustrating for parents and caregivers to understand.