How to became a small business owner at age 12

Really, Isabelle, my daughter became a small business owner and sells her jewelry on Amazon Handmade.  She really started this two years ago but this year she decided to get serious.  Any child or adult can own their own business, make a product and sell it online.  Now, will it pay your bills, let you quit that job?  Honestly, that is up to you and how much you work to make your dreams come true.  Continue reading

Homeschool Kit for every subject for ages K – 9th grade

From time to time I like to give items for you a Homeschool Kit for every subject  that you can use in your homeschool classroom.  When your first starting out on your Unschool journey or if things are getting a little stale with the kids these items came in handy to get them on the right track.  No matter if you Unschool, homeschool or send your kids to “normal school” you can use these items to Continue reading

What Do Mythology, Egyptians, and Good Storytelling Have in Common?

I love days that are spent with our homeschool family. Well, they weren’t our normal group, but we knew some of the kids at the two classes we went to. What do mythology, Egyptians, and telling a good story have in common? Not a thing, except that two homeschool classes talked about all three subjects. Today our first homeschool class was with Jim Weiss who is a professional story teller for 25 years and has traveled all over Continue reading

Our first day of Co-op

first day co-op

What is a homeschool Co-op?  A group of families that share a passion for learning at home.  Some groups get together several times a week and other meet once a month, depending on the group.  Our group will be getting together 2 times a week to go over english literature, science, math, social studies, history, arts, crafts, and what ever else we come up with. The main point is to let the girls get together Continue reading

Are you smarter than a Fifth Grade and money math game

Are you smarter than a Fifth Grader? We thought we would find out today by playing a question and answer game and the girls wanted to earn some extra money so I thought I would add in a little money math.  The best game to use is Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader but Brain Quest Board Game. The fun part is we added some of our own rules and made it into a game show. A note Continue reading