Wanting Time Away From the Kids

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, we hear from Marla Szwast (who blogs at Jump Into Genius) about wanting time away for the kids! It can be such a guilt-laden desire, but it doesn’t have to be! Are you racked with guilt because you don’t want to be around your kids every moment […]

3 Simple Steps to Discipline in Your Homeschool

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, we hear from Kristina Peterson (who blogs at Book Bound Boys) about discipline in your homeschool. Do you dream of starting your homeschool day without arguing, procrastination, tears?  Do you remember when they were little, and they joyfully participated in whatever you had planned without complaint? Okay, well, […]

What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?

Let’s get real for a minute, shall we? Homeschooling is hard. We homeschool moms (and dads) struggle with things like loneliness, or comparing ourselves with others, or wondering if we’re doing enough, or…or…or… Any homeschooling mom that tells you they don’t think about those things is either hiding something or they know some great secret that I haven’t figured out […]

Easy Backyard Science for Spring

Spring is finally starting to tip-toe its way into the South and it has me looking forward to more outside time for the kids. It’s been raining at least a little every day for the past three weeks and my kids are rather stir-crazy. In preparation for sunnier days, I thought it would be fun to put together ideas for easy […]

All 9 Seasons of Little House on the Prairie Streaming on Amazon Prime!

Y’all!! I am so excited to let you know that Amazon Prime just added all 9 seasons of Little House on the Prairie to their streaming service. That’s right…the whole series FREE with Amazon Prime. Don’t have Prime? You can try it for 30 days for free. Hey…you can watch a lot of Little House in 30 days! This post […]

Family Movies that Encourage Kindness

If you have a visual learner, movies are a wonderful way to teach them about kindness and compassion. There are some really great movies out there, but it can be difficult to find them amongst all the…well, not so great ones. My kids love to watch movies, and we’ve discovered some real gems. This post may contain some affiliate links […]

21 Amazing Books About Kindness for Kids

Using books about kindness to teach kids doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. Books are wonderful tools to teach children. The stories draw them in, capture their imaginations, and imprint important lessons on their minds. For these reasons, and many more, it’s vital that we as parents choose books wisely so that we’re building up desirable character, habits, and […]

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge for Siblings

The sibling relationship can sometimes be a little strained, especially in a homeschool setting where they are with each other all day. Here are some ideas to challenge and inspire your kids to be a little more kind to each other every day.   Don’t forget to grab the free printable at the bottom of the list so that you […]

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge for Parents at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge for Parents

While the kids are busy learning all about being kind and putting that into practice, you can be a leading example by showering your family with kindness every day! Here are some ideas for inspiration.   Things that don’t cost a cent Make a list of the needs you see in your family and start praying over them daily Give […]

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge for Kids

When it comes to finding Random Acts of Kindness that kids can do we have to keep things pretty simple and, of course, safe while also being fun. I’ve put together a list of ideas for kids that will hopefully inspire your family to spread some kindness every day! Don’t forget to grab your free printable list. Check off any […]