7 Habits I’ve Been Practicing for Better Sleep

I don’t like to make “resolutions” at the beginning of the year, instead, I prefer to make quarterly goals and hit those goals by introducing small daily habits one week at a time.  For instance, if I want to read 12 books in the first quarter of 2017, I’ll break it down into 1 book per … Read more

My Review of a Yearly Membership to SchoolhouseTeachers.com

I’m thrilled to be a part of TOS Homeschool Review Crew and to share my first Crew review! I received a free Yearly Membership to SchoolhouseTeachers.com, a division of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine. In exchange, I’m providing my review of how we’re using this resource in our homeschool.  Affiliate links are included in this post. Before … Read more

5 Simple Habits That Will Improve Your Life

You probably have some bad habits that you want to change. However, there are those habitual behaviors which are also extremely positive in nature. Accordingly, there are probably some areas in your life where you would like to see better results. Since 21st-century research shows that as much as 45% of human behavior is habitual, … Read more

5 Benefits of Watching Less Television

You probably watch too much television. That is a blanket statement, sure, but odds are it is right on target. The average person watches between 4 and 10 hours of TV each and every day. WHAT??!!  Ok, I will admit to the occasional Netflix binge, but that is way too much, according to TV watching … Read more

Our Mid-Year Homeschool Curriculum Review

*This post contains endorsements for products and services, which means when you click on a link that we recommend, we may receive a commission.  Not every link is an affiliate link, but some are. In early summer of this year, we decided to homeschool (again) after putting our daughters in public school for 1 and … Read more

5 Ways to Get More Done Every Day

One of the top complaints by adults in the hectic 21st century is that they can’t get enough done. There doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish everything that is required. This leads to frustration and stress, emotional states which can cause a flood-like release of hormones (like cortisol) that cause … Read more

Don’t Worry Be Happy – 5 Techniques to Practice

You know you should stop worrying so much, but you can’t seem to be happy. In a lot of cases, you worry about things that are outside of your control. This simply makes the situation worse, which leads to stress and anxiety, giving you more reasons to worry. If you would like to avoid the … Read more