Our Relaxed Classical Homeschool Classroom – Right in the Living Room

We don’t have a dedicated homeschool room in our house, since we’re pressed for space. We have a 3 bedroom house plus a basement, but with 5 children here and a husband who works from home, we don’t have a room to give up. Instead, we make our space work for us. I’ve put the […]

Tools to Help You Get Fit

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Now that you’ve made the commitment to work on your fitness, how do you keep track of your activity, progress and goals? You’ll find fitness devices, websites, apps and more out there. More of a pen and paper girl? No worries! We’ll chat about ways you can chart your plans and successes. On Thursday, as […]

Toddler Fun Basket – Keeping the Littles Busy While You Work

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As the homeschooling mother of many, trying to keep babies and toddlers occupied while I teach lessons is a part of my daily routine. Over in the Big Book of Homeschool Ideas, I shared how we set up our homeschooling area to accommodate crawling babies and active toddlers. Some days are smoother than others, but […]

Stress, Sleep and Self Care for Moms

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As the heart of the homeschool family, mothers often burn the candle at both ends. Juggling work, homeschooling, marriage and managing a household can leave us with an empty tank. In order to best care for our families, we’ve got to focus on ourselves first. On Thursday, as part of the special iHomeschool Network Summer […]

Getting Healthy as a Family

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Are you trying to get your family on board with healthier lifestyle choices? On Thursday, as part of the special iHomeschool Network Summer Wellness Series, we’re going to be discussing getting healthy as a family. Join iHomeschool Network bloggers Colleen Kessler, Sam Kelley, and Amy Welling, who is a personal trainer and wellness coach. Marlene […]

Fighting the Sugar Addiction: Part of the iHomeschool Network Health and Fitness Hangout Series

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Do you struggle with binging on cookies or cakes? Do you drink hundreds of hidden calories all day in the form of sodas or sweet tea? On Thursday, as part of the special iHomeschool Network Summer Wellness Series, we’re going to be discussing fighting the sugar addiction. Join iHomeschool Network bloggers Christy Halsell, Selena Robinson […]

Drinking to Your Health: Part of the iHomeschool Network Summer Wellness Series

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Are you getting plenty of water in these hot summer days? Struggling with a soda addiction? Wondering about health benefits of teas or juicing? On Thursday, as part of the special iHomeschool Network Summer Wellness Series, we’re going to be Drinking to Your Health. Join in as we hear from our panelist Elizabeth Norton this […]