Why Do I Hate Socks?

Why do I hate socks so much? Is it because each sock in a pair has opposite magnetic poles making it violently repel its match, running from its mate, hiding out heavens only knows where, daring me t...

Coupon Queen

After a ten-year hiatus from serious couponing, I’m back cutting and clipping to save money at the register. While meeting at our local bakery for a Lego/Chess Club, a few homeschool moms started dis...

A Simpler Life

I love spring! I love that the weather is warmer, my plants are growing, and my children can be outside playing. One thing I don’t like about spring is the “big swap”. You know what I mean- gone are ...

Homeschool Is Messy

My husband leaves for work early in the morning, but the rest of us are here all day, every day. Before breakfast, toys are dragged into the living room. I sling bowls onto the table and notice the l...

School Organization for Everyday

One thing that everyone tries to accomplish at the beginning of each school year is to make a system that will work for keeping things organized. We all dream of mornings that are non-chaotic with ne...