Are you tired of your children not getting along? They are going to squabble. It’s human nature. As a form of self-preservation, human beings are very selfish in nature. Squabbling teaches children how to deal with others and has the potential to teach them self-denial. [Read more…] about Tired of your kids fighting? Here’s how I help my children get along.
I thought our previous laundry system was pretty awesome. We were able to keep up without too many bumps in the road. We only did a couple of loads a day and I even made sure to always have a kid helping out, usually the one I found aimlessly walking around with apparently nothing to do.
I liked our previous system so much that we even built a laundry chute into our new two-story house. That was before I discovered a NEW and BETTER way to do laundry!! [Read more…] about The Best Timesaving Laundry System!
Today’s society is mean to mothers. Plain and simple. Everyone lives in their own little world. It’s a sad culture that’s been created.
We lived in our home for almost twenty years when we decided to move. Without our children’s help, it wouldn’t have gone as smoothly as it did. We transitioned from a 2,167 square foot home into a less than 400 sq ft fifth wheel. [Read more…] about Kids and Moving: How They Can Help!
Why do critics feel they need to give you their two cents worth when they meet you in public when you have a lot of children? If you haven’t noticed already, this is a vent post. Consider yourself warned… [Read more…] about Dealing with Critics
As mothers, we need to train our children to help out and not be afraid of a little work. This can be done but you must start when they are young. [Read more…] about Chores Your Children Can Do While Little
The standard education every child is expected to receive is the three R’s; Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. I approach this part of our homeschooling very simplistically, like all the other subjects my children are ‘taught’. [Read more…] about Our Homeschool Curriculum, Part Three
When homeschooling we are often asked what we teach our children. What curriculum do you use? Do you use a curriculum? How do you know if it is well-rounded? I’m here to tell you that it’s time to relax. The is part one of what I teach my children when I school them at home. You’re going to be surprised as it’s not what you’d think. 🙂 [Read more…] about Our Homeschooling Curriculum, Part One
We ask a lot of our children. We ask them to do their chores, jurisdictions, piano practice, etc. With so many children running around it’s easy for one to slip through the cracks and not complete one of their responsibilities. How do we make sure this doesn’t happen? Introducing our whiteboard. [Read more…] about Our WhiteBoard: Daily Chores and My Kids