How I Manage a Crazy Busy Week

How I Manage a Crazy Busy Week - tips and strategies so I don't get cranky with a massive must-do list

This week is going to be insanely busy for me.  My husband and I are co-hosting a family reunion with 30+ people (which means I have to buy groceries for the event AND clean my house-eek!), we have extra music lessons, and we need to homeschool 2 full days. Whew!  It’s going to be c-r-a-z-y! If […]

What Bible Time Looks Like in Our Homeschool

What Bible Time Looks Like in Our Homeschool

Over our 6 years of homeschooling, our Bible time has looked different almost every year.  As my children have grown to different ages and stages, our Bible time has changed with it. One of my most asked questions is what our Bible time looks like each day.  I’d be happy to share what that looks […]

Come Visit Me on You Tube!

Welcome to Mama's on You Tube

Are you a You Tube fan?  I sure am.  You can find anything there! Since I started Mama’s Learning Corner back in June 2011, I’ve only recorded a handful of videos.  My biggest trouble was that I couldn’t find user-friendly (read: simple) video editing software. But woo hoo!  I was able to find software for […]

How to Find More Time in Your Homeschool Day

How to Find More Time in My Homeschool Day

As a homeschool mama, I find several things pretty challenging about the actual homeschool day.  If I’ve ever made it seem like homeschooling is a breeze for us, it was just a miscommunication because some aspects of this life are just tough! I never want you to think that I have it all together, because […]

Activity Basket for Kids: Summer Themed!

Activity Basket for Kids: Summer Themed

My girls absolutely adore their weekly activity baskets!  This week’s activity basket for kids is summer themed – fun! If you’ve seen the other activity baskets I’ve shared, you know that my financial goal for these baskets is $5 or less, and this basket definitely met that goal. The only things brand new in the […]

Early Kindergarten Homeschool Curriuclum Plans for 2015-2016

Early Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum 2015-2016

I’m finally posting about my last student during Curriculum Week here at Mama’s Learning Corner! (Whew! There’s four of them, you know!) Whether you’re starting school next week or in a couple of months, I hope you’ve found some potential ideas in choosing curriculum for your own kiddos. Today’s post is all about what my […]

First Grade Curriculum Homeschool Plans for 2015-2016

1st Grade Curriculum Plans 2015-2016

Are you following along with me during Curriculum Week here at Mama’s?  I hope you’re able to find some new-to-you ideas! Whew!  Writing out curriculum plans for 4 children is quite a task! Today I’m sharing the plans that my first grader and I have for this school year.  She is such a curious, eager […]

3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum Plans for 2015-2016

3rd Grade Curriculum Plans 2015-2016

So it’s homeschool curriculum week here at Mama’s Learning Corner!  I’m sharing what curriculum and projects I’m using with all 4 of my kiddos during this school year. Today, I’m sharing what my 3rd grader and I will be working on during the 2015-2016 school year. As I said in my son’s 5th Grade post, […]

5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Plans for 2015-2016

5th Grade Curriculum Choices 2015-2016

I’m pretty certain that it was just a few weeks ago that I wrote our homeschool curriculum choices for the 2014-2015 school year. How is it that the years seem to pass so quickly, but oftentimes, the days drag on? I’m not sure how that works, but I am certain it’s extremely bittersweet for me […]

Activity Basket for Kids: Stamp Set!

Activity Baskets for Kids: Stamp Set and CVC books

I am so happy to finally post one of our latest activity baskets.  I had no intention of it taking me almost a month to post another basket, but oh my, such is a busy homeschool mama’s life! As I mentioned in my first post on activity baskets for kids, I had the brainstorm to […]

Fun FREE Summer Activities for Kids!

Free Resources for the Summer!

Like most homeschool families, I have to make sure I stick to our curriculum budget.  I don’t mind paying for quality resources for my children in the least, however I am always thrilled when I can find resources for free! Homeschool Buyer’s Co-op is offering quite a few free summer activities for kids and I […]