“BUT I DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT HISTORY!”

I was chatting one day with a young mom about homeschooling. She was thinking about homeschooling her preschooler, but she was worried about if she’d do a good job. “But I don’t know anything about history!” she lamented. “And I barely passed Algebra! How am I going to teach my child calculus?” Many non-homeschoolers would […]

Make It From Scratch: Easy Enchilada Sauce

In my pursuit of healthier eating, I’m slowly making more and more of our favorite processed foods at home. Especially things that are commonly filled with sugar, salt, msg and/or preservatives. Not only do I cut out all the extra junk, but it’s often tastier and more frugal!  One of the first switches I made […]

7 TIPS FOR THE INTROVERTED HOMESCHOOL MOM

People tell me all the time that I can’t possibly be introverted because I’m sociable. What extroverts don’t realize is that introverts can be very sociable, but being sociable DRAINS an introvert. It’s exhausting to do all that social stuff. Listening to people talk and then having to respond drains us of our mental, emotional […]