This summer, I treated my kids to a paddleboat ride. I knew they loved it but what I didn’t know was that my nine year old had so much fun that he was setting aside some of his hard earned cash to pay to do it again. So where did he get his money? We don’t do allowances. I’m not entirely opposed to the idea, there certain are benefits and lessons kids can learn through them, we just don’t do it.Read More
Author: Heather Vogler
The school buses are practicing their routes, teachers are busy attending teacher work days, and school supplies are flying off the shelves faster than they can be restocked! A rejuvenating feeling is in the air. Excitement abounds as a new school year is about to begin.Read More
Determined to homeschool from the get-go, I began researching homeschooling laws in our state. The more I read, researched and thought about the laws, fear gripped me. I shared these fears with these moms and they basically just brushed it off. I mentioned that I was afraid that it would soon become illegal to homeschool in America.Read More
When I first began this journey, I wondered how it could be possible that the two could ever meet. I had determined I would have to choose one or the other. Either I could send my kids off to school so I could keep a clean home or I could homeschool in a never ending messy disaster.Read More
Have the sighs of boredom surfaced in your home yet? One way to nip it in the bud is by presenting each child with a list of chores to complete at the very mention of boredom. Works every time.Read More
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