I love the simplicity of “making do or doing without”. Before any family endures financial hardship or worse, goes into debt for curricula, they need to re-evaluate the message they are conveying to their children. Because most of us are one income families, we had better be in the mode of making wise financial decisions. If you are feeling pressured to buy into expensive teaching materials, seek counsel from an older homeschooling mom.
Whew, what a HOT month! But that is not the complete reason for our highest electric bill ever. We have 5 extra family members living with us, the two DVD players are on almost all day (it is too hot to play outside except for early a.m.), we all are […]
As I slowed down for all the soccer traffic this Saturday morning, I remembered when our family was part of that same mass. Our entire Saturday seemed to revolve around meaningless outcomes of meaningless games coached by men who would have really no long-term meaning in our children’s lives. Of […]