Eliminate Digital Homeschool Clutter

Taking care of physical clutter is easy. You look around, see the mess, you can plan out where it should go and what should be tossed, sold, or donated…and you just do it. It’s time-consuming and laborious, and we have all been burned by a buyer in an online yard sale group, but it’s not really that difficult to solve the problem. Digital clutter can be more of a challenge. It’s not always obvious that you even have a problem! You might realize it when you go to look for a file and can’t find it, or you have part

Minimalist Homeschool Organization

We all loooove to see other moms’ school areas, don’t we? We ooh and ahh over a perfectly organized school room with colorful posters adorning the walls, drawers and rolling carts for holding all our junk, and cute sets of tables and chairs or even old school desks. But is this the reality for most homeschool moms, and is this classroom-like environment what’s best for the kids anyway? For us, we homeschool to AVOID our schooling looking like it would in a classroom setting. That means we often use the whole house for homeschooling. The couch, the dining room –

5 Days of Homeschool Planning Mini-Series

It’s the end of the school year for many homeschoolers right now, but it’s also a time when we start thinking about next year. We are planning the topics we might study, the curriculum we want to use. Reflecting on what worked and what didn’t. Making adjustments for age or adding another child who will be compulsory age. Maybe you’re revamping the whole thing, like me! This past year has been hectic and disorganized and I never felt like we were where we needed to be. We had a baby last May, moved two weeks later, moved two more times