How to Create a Homeschool Weekly Menu Plan: Chicken Tuesday
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How to Create a Homeschool Weekly Menu Plan: Chicken Tuesday

Homeschool food preparation begins with a plan. I’m a real homeschool mom with a real day of kids disinterested in math problems, interrupting during the latin lesson, and me running to change the washer, again. I’ve got kids that complain about setting the table and not getting into the van fast enough for piano lessons. Yup, real … Continue reading

How to Create a Homeschool Weekly Menu Plan: Start with Fish Monday
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How to Create a Homeschool Weekly Menu Plan: Start with Fish Monday

Homeschool food preparation begins with a plan. I’m a real homeschool mom with a real day of kids disinterested in math problems, interrupting during the latin lesson, and me running to change the washer, again. I’ve got kids that complain about setting the table and not getting into the van fast enough for piano lessons. … Continue reading

Encourage Kids to Develop their Passions: Thriving in the Kitchen
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Encourage Kids to Develop their Passions: Thriving in the Kitchen

Our seven year old won tickets to the local festival, including an Iron Man Chef Competition. We sat in the front row and watched the final showdown: Terra Restaurant vs. Delta Sun Peaks Restaurant. It was like a live Chopped show. The tension was palpable, the swear words forthcoming, and prettily-presented plates. The chefs were given a mystery ingredient … Continue reading

How to Teach my Homeschool Kids to Eat from the Rainbow
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How to Teach my Homeschool Kids to Eat from the Rainbow

We are told that we should teach our kids to eat from the rainbow. And though we’ve always insisted our kids eat their vegetables, or at least try them, I thought it might be fun if the kids chose to eat the colours from the rainbow, then colour in the shade to complete their rainbow … Continue reading

How to Grocery Shop & Cook for your Homeschool Household
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How to Grocery Shop & Cook for your Homeschool Household

Just because we’re homeschool mamas doesn’t mean we have a proclivity to be homemaker. But a little organization, planning, and practice goes a long way in making that aspect of the homeschool life a whole lot smoother. Here are grocery and cooking tips I’ve gleaned over my twenty years of homemaking life. GROCERY STORE TIPS … Continue reading

How to Deal with an Unhappy Homeschool Day
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How to Deal with an Unhappy Homeschool Day

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/If-Youre-Unhappy-and-You-Know-It-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Homeschool mama self-care means we identify when we don’t feel happy. Teresa Wiedrick Once upon a time, I had been rudely awakened by my alarm. Seven o’clock. On the dot. I intended to wake at that time the night before. Yet, I would have gladly ignored the alarm … Continue reading