the best way to choose your homeschool curriculum. How to keep from getting overwhelmed when choosing homeschool curriculum

THE BEST WAY TO CHOOSE YOUR HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM

If you have spent any time shopping for curriculum, you know that there are infinite possibilities that you could choose from. You could spend hours, if not days, pillaging the internet, browsing all of the curriculum options, not to mention curriculum fairs and ads you receive in the mail. Everyone claims to have the best course, […] Read more…

There are some EASY things that you can do to help you from becoming overwhelmed! I want to teach you how to OVERCOME HOMESCHOOL BURNOUT!

HOW TO OVERCOME HOMESCHOOL BURNOUT

It’s no small task to take on educating your children at home. In fact, when i first started, the thoughts scared me half to death! But what happens when you feel like you can’t do it anymore? Maybe the kids have just been getting to you or you feel like you can’t keep up with […] Read more…

How to cope with a high needs baby. 9 things you can do now for help!

HOW TO COPE WITH A HIGH-MAINTENANCE BABY

If you are in the throes of taking care of a high-maintenance baby, then I wish I could hop right through your computer screen and give you a great BIG hug! Boy, do I understand! And since I understand, I want to tell you how to cope with a high-maintenance baby. Baby number 6 was […] Read more…

HOW TO DO 'HEART SURGERY' ON YOUR KIDS, allnaturaljoy.com, how to parent your kids, how to ask questions to get your kids to obey

HOW TO DO ‘HEART SURGERY’ ON YOUR KIDS

There are some days when parenting is just HARD. There’s no question about it. The days get long and the kids get cranky. But what if I told you that the times your kids are difficult are really just opportunities TO DO ‘HEART SURGERY’ ON YOUR KIDS. I’m CRAZY, right?? (Well, I already knew that, […] Read more…

7 FAMILY FRIENDLY ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS

7 FAMILY FRIENDLY ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS

It seems more and more difficult to find things on TV that are OK to watch. Much less as a family. You don’t want your kids to be exposed to inappropriate garbage, but sometimes it’s fun just to sit down in front of the TV and have some good old-fashioned laughs! It’s one of our family’s favorite […] Read more…

FIDGET SPINNERS, ARE THEY GOOD OR BAD?

FIDGET SPINNERS: ARE THEY GOOD OR BAD??

I think, DARE I say it, that we may finally be getting over the bottle flipping phase in our house. Or at least that’s what I thought until my 3-year-old came into the kitchen with a grin from ear to ear and showed me his ‘trick!’ WHERE do people come up with these things anyway?? […] Read more…

Why you should ditch electronics for the summer

WHY YOU SHOULD DITCH ELECTRONICS FOR THE SUMMER

Summer is short and kids grow up fast. So why waste your time buried behind your screen letting life pass you by? Last summer we issued a ‘no technology’ decree for our household of 9 and the results were amazing! Our family grew closer together and we became much more creative! I want to encourage you […] Read more…

How to prevent tick naturally

HOW TO PREVENT TICK BITES NATURALLY

Tick season is upon us and we all need HELP!! I don’t want to spray my kids with nasty chemicals, but I definitely do NOT want ticks to be eating my babies! If you’re like me, you want to make sure your kiddos are protected, but you don’t want to use a chemical cocktail to do […] Read more…

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