~A note from Hip Homeschool Moms co-owner, Wendy: As many of us get prepared to jump back into our homeschool routines over the next week or two, I thought a reminder about … [Read more...] about The Value of Play (What Charlotte Mason Had to Say)
With all the gifting happening at this time of year, there's lots to be thankful for. Even without material gifts, this Christmas time is one that highlights the many good … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids the Importance of Saying Thank You
There are as many ways to celebrate on Christmas Eve as there are families to celebrate it! I asked moms in our Hip Homeschool Moms Facebook Community to share how they … [Read more...] about Christmas Eve Traditions for Families
Most of the Christmases of my life have been beautiful -- steeped in tradition and filled with all the joys that make for a perfect holiday season. But there have been … [Read more...] about Coping with Loss This Christmas
Each year seems to fly by faster and faster, and I find myself asking where the time has gone. One of the major things I have been striving to do is to be sure I am taking … [Read more...] about Taking Time to Enjoy the Holiday Season
If there’s any time of year when moms display their superpowers, surely it’s around the holidays! I mean, not only are MOMS doing most of the planning, decorating, shopping, … [Read more...] about Four Ways a Homeschooling Mom Can Ruin Christmas
I've said it before and I'll say it again...I LOVE everything about this time of year. Just listening to the music makes me feel a unique sense of joy that only December … [Read more...] about Working Homeschool Moms at Christmas Time
Black Friday is THIS WEEK!! Are you as excited as I am about all the deals to be had? As you all know, I am the ultimate deal hunter, so you know I am so in my element this … [Read more...] about When the Black Friday Sale Is NOT a Deal
“Wow! You’re so smart!” The words have always been quick to pop out of my mouth when I’m talking to a child who does something impressive. I think this is the case for most of … [Read more...] about Why You Don’t Want a “Smart” Kid
We all have seasons where busyness threatens to consume us. We're so busy that our homes become a dumping ground as we finally get back to the house because we are too … [Read more...] about 3 Things I Don’t Skip During a Busy Season
I’ve decided that working while being the homeschool teacher has MANY perks. Other than the late night shift interruption here and there (which is super exhausting), this … [Read more...] about 10 Perks of Being a Working Homeschool Mom!
As a work-from-home, homeschooling mom, social media can be both friend and foe. Sometimes it can be all-consuming. If you can answer "yes" to most of these answers, then … [Read more...] about Is Social Media Eating All Your Time?