The Age Old Question… How Do You Do It All?

There are so many questions other parents have asked me over the years. After 12 years of homeschooling 6 children and over 18 years parenting some pretty great kids, I sure have learned a lot along the way, often times the hard way ;-) . While I surely don't claim to know everything, here is a look into the age old question I get all the time, how you do it all? Lets start with me giving away my #1 secret, I don't do everything, I can't do everything. Once you realize that you are not … [Read more...]

Our Crazy Homeschool Schedule This Year

I though it would be fun to give you a look into what our crazy homeschool schedule really looks like around here this year. This season in our lives is a very busy one, we have many different therapies for multiple kids weekly, gymnastics at least 3 days a week, and more. We also have 2 working teenagers 1 of which needs to be drove back and forth to work, at least 5 days a week. Added into our already crazy weekly schedules not listed below is dentist, orthodontists, specialists, doctors, … [Read more...]

What Does Our Daily Routine Look Like??

I have had a few people ask what our school day looks like. With 6 kids (3 of which are special needs) it can be very challenging some days! The one thing that has been such a life saver for me is to be flexible and realize that our day doesn't always go as planned, and to just work around that the best we can. This is a rough idea of how our day goes, the mornings are the most flexible time, since both of the little boys are down in the classroom. In the afternoons I work on the older kids … [Read more...]