Before I became a parent I thought I would never homeschool my children. I didn’t think I had the patience. Some homeschooled kids I knew struggled to navigate social situations as adults. Below are 10 reasons to homeschool outside of the stereotypes. Homeschool schedule flexibility People ask me all the time how I have time… Continue reading 10 Reasons to homeschool
Chore charts can be a struggle to create and implement successfully. In our household, it is complicated by a parent with ADHD. Creating and sticking with systems is difficult. Many attempts have been made and failed for various reasons. In desperation to pull out all the stops to help Little Bit have the best chance… Continue reading Finally a responsibility chart that works!
Is it a good idea to have dogs in an ADHD household? Here is some of the good (and the ugly) of getting a dog in an ADHD household. Reliable reminder for exercise Dogs love walks. They are social creatures that want attention from their human. Dogs need daily, or multiple walks per day, depending… Continue reading Dogs in an ADHD household
Biggs recently suffered her first significant gymnastics foot injury. Unfortunately, injuries of varying severity often come with competitive sports. She was fortunate it was “only” tendinitis complicated by a sprain. Here is some of the story behind the injury, and tips and tricks we used while healing. Our Story Leading up to the official injury,… Continue reading Gymnastics Foot Injury
Why freezer meal prep Freezer meal prep can be a life saver. Does “what’s for dinner” seem like it’s a broken record at your house? Do you cringe at the cost of eating out too often when you’re too tired to answer that question? Does feeding your family healthy meals seem unattainable? Do you run… Continue reading Freezer meal prep to the Rescue
How to grab healthy snacks on the go Our family is always on the go! Sound familiar? I am a mom of 2 girls that do both gymnastics and dance. With long and frequent practices, I am constantly packing up snacks, breakfast or lunch for before or after practice. There is a family history of… Continue reading Healthy Snacks on the go