Goals: SMART ways to get things done

There are things we can do as parents to help run our homes, create systems for maintaining all the things that are needed, and still raise happy, healthy children. Setting smart goals helps with home management. Raising a family can sometimes feel like a tough slog. Late nights and early…

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Task Tracking: the Index Card system

Not a task I enjoy The task of keeping up with my home has always challenged me. This may surprise some people, and others may just smirk, but I am not a naturally organized person. My mother despaired of me ever learning time management skills, or even basic housekeeping as…

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Homeschool 101: What to expect when deschooling

What is deschooling? Deschooling is a process of transitioning from institutional school – whether public, private or church school – to a homeschool environment. The way we traditionally think of “school” is very regimented, with schedules; separated subjects; special rooms, desks and tools; textbooks; and a teacher lecturing students who…

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