Is Your Tween Ready to Babysit?

Is your tween ready to babysit?   If you already know the answer is YES….Click HERE!      This post contains affiliate links, for my disclosure policy, CLICK HERE.   If you’re still not sure, read on…         Practically a rite of passage, babysitting was once what every tween or teen girl did Read More

Is Your Teen Ready to Get a Job?

Is your teen constantly bugging you for cash?   Maybe it’s time to get the little mooch off the couch.   But is your teen ready to get a job?   Here are a few things to consider to find out if they’re ready.   As you go through the list, if it seems your Read More

3 Fun Ideas When Your Teens Are Too Old for Trick or Treat

This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links. Click here to see my full disclosure policy. Halloween when we first become moms we can’t wait to dress up our little pumpkins, as well little pumpkins.   We dress them up and push Read More

Round Up of My 5 Favorite Back to School Posts

As I started to come up with some ideas for getting your tween or teen back to school I read some really great ideas on Pinterest.     So I decided rather than just rehash the same ideas I would put together a round up of my 5 favorite back to school posts.  And one Read More

How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit

How to Make Her an Amazing First Period Survival Kit   A first-period survival kit is a must-have for tweens and teens before they start. The sooner you have it ready the better.   This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase Read More

Why I Hate Your Kid

Okay, maybe “hate your kid“, is a bit extreme, but so is your kid.  Our old house was the neighborhood hangout.  Rainy days, our house.  Wet, snowy days for hot chocolate breaks while waiting for machine dried clothes, our house.   Funny thing is, now we have a much bigger yard and an awesome basement Read More

Home Schooling Year 1 vs Year 2…How’d We Do?

So you’re thinking of quitting home school.  Ask me how I know?  Read on.   This is only our second year homeschooling. It’s only April yet we completed our curriculum about a month ago.   Our two-volume textbook, Trail Guide to Learning – Paths of Exploration, I purchased used on eBay. The textbook provided a Read More