I Look Ridiculous When I Exercise! Meeting your Fitness and Health Goals

I am quite sure that I look absolutely ridiculous when I exercise, which is only done in the privacy of my home when no one is watching.  I sometimes walk on the treadmill. I sometimes follow along with some uber-fit personal trainer on the internet (Fitness Blender.) Via the internet, I have tried beginning clogging lessons, dance videos, kickboxing videos and even a fitness workout for the elderly.   I can hear my kids laughing their heads off about now (quiet down out there.) Continue reading “I Look Ridiculous When I Exercise! Meeting your Fitness and Health Goals”

Homeschooling Basics: Getting Started

Expert Help for Home School Moms: I want to help you be successful like I've helped others. Picture of kids squirting water at each other outside in backyard.

Welcome to homeschooling! Here are the Basics to help you get started and have a happy homeschooling experience.

Homeschooling: You Need Some Books

If you are choosing to home school or teaching from home due to the quarantine make sure you are getting the material you need. Generally with home schooling, you purchase and teach the subjects your child needs. However you may be getting some material from your school district during this time. Whatever you are teaching, please join me on Homeschool with Confidence on Facebook for additional support. If you are having difficulty with finding curriculum or other resources, I can help you in that forum. Continue reading “Homeschooling Basics: Getting Started”

Cleaning Help From Kids/ Lack of Obedience: 12 Tips from Veteran Moms

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How do you get help from your kids and teach them obedience?

Can you help me solve this problem? The rooms, the house, my life is a mess and I’m the only one cleaning. The kids, boys,  aren’t doing what they’re supposed to be doing with their independent work (ages 8 and 12). Consequences are irrelevant as an option. Means nothing. What can I do? Continue reading “Cleaning Help From Kids/ Lack of Obedience: 12 Tips from Veteran Moms”