Home School, Home's Cool

I am the unnatural homeschool mom and homemaker. Bloom where you are planted.

Studying the Ocean: Project Ideas and Videos

For the past three weeks we have been studying four types of the ocean floor as well as the ocean zones. This year we have been using the Classical Conversations Cycle 1 curriculum at home, without a community. Learning together at home and using YouTube videos works best for our family in this season. I …

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Social-Emotional Tools and Ideas for Parents of Different Kids

***Scroll to the bottom for my recommendations of a few excellent SEL products from Socialthinking that you can use in your homeschool!*** It has been a pressing desire of mine to find time to make this blog into something that other parents can use. Parents who may be weary from the daily grind of raising …

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Printable Schedules and Resources

I have been meaning to share some of the charts I’ve made in hopes that someone out there may find them useful for their own household. I remember when I was trying to come up with a concise a plan for my son, I had wished there were some pre-made charts to look at, to …

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Helping a Child Who Needs a Bit More…

For families with kids who struggle with executive function and attention, anxiety, OCD and other difficulties under the neurodiverse umbrella, parents tasked with helping their kids accomplish school work, homework, chores and other expectations can feel like they’re up against a great challenge. Simply because, it’s a great challenge for the child and they need …

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About Me

Hi, I’m Erin. I’m a stay at home wife and mother of two boys, 1 dog and 8 chickens.  I really never thought that I was cut out to be a homemaker and certainly never dreamed of being a homeschool educator! God blessed me with the first which then led me to the second, through circumstances with one of my children who has special needs. Because of that, a lot of my posts will have a flavor for OT, SEL and raising a child with extra needs. Homeschool has become a passion and a blessing—but that didn’t happen overnight.  I made this blog to encourage other parents who may be walking a similar path. I certainly don’t have all of the answers, but I’d like to share some of my journey with you if you’d like to stick around.

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