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Raquel Rosenberg
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The Hardest Part of Homeschooling: Feeding The Children!
Many of you are blessed that you love cooking, baking and all things kitchen. I'm not one of those people. Give me lawn work and toilet cleaning before making me do dishes!  The only way I'm able to manage homeschool life is to strictly follow a meal plan. ...

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Limit TV for Homeschoolers
There are days I turn to Netflix or PBS Kids for my homeschool curriculum. At first it's just for a subject for the day...but then it devolves. Especially if you have younger guys at home who need your attention. Am I right? Here's my solution. The night be...

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NO REWARDS? UPDATE
Two weeks ago we decided to take a break from our 'ticket' system and begin some new rules in our household to try to get my kids to be more self-motivated. Here's what worked: No screen time except weekends (exceptions were made for major events/birthdays)...

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No more tickets!!? What!

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From Incentives to Self-Discipline
For the last several months, we've been implementing a 'ticket' system which has been tremendously changed the behavior in our boys. Go to bed on time? You get a ticket? Finished your homeschool work for the day? Ticket!! Good in the store? Tickets all arou...

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And The Award Goes To...
One of my sons has no interest in helping me laundry, but help me he must. Not just for me, but for his own sake. These skills and habits are so important!! So in order to get him to moving (when he 'helps' he usually just pretends by slowly carrying one pi...

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