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Life Skills: Home Ec in the New Millennium. How many chores do your kids have?

When I was a kid, Thursday was cleaning day. Every Thursday the entire house was cleaned from top to bottom. I can’t remember at what...

Volunteering as School Work

Back in November, Mile High Mamas, teamed up with the Colorado branch of Volunteers of America and posted a list of volunteer opportunities available around...

Oh! Library, How I’m In Love With Thee!

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach. ~...

Resistance to Homework is Futile

Resistance to schoolwork is futile. You will be assimilated into the schoolwork collective. Public school or homeschool, there’s bound to be resistance to schoolwork at...

Homeschooling Gratitude for a Happy Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving! Or if you share the idiom of my children, it’s Turkey Day. They call it like they see it and state their goals...

When Homeschooling Doesn’t Go The Way I Planned

The first three years of homeschooling was easy, I’ve got to admit, compared to today but, not without hurdles. Kindergarten is all about discovering the world...

Don’t understand kids’ homework? Don’t miss these Homeschool and Public School Resources!

HELP! I don’t understand 6th grade math! Confession: I’m a college graduate, I’ve worked at an investment company in a high rise and wore a...

Homeschooling: Why am I doing this?

My children have been homeschooled since day one of their education. My son is 11 and in 6th grade, my daughter is 7 and in...

The Gardening Mama Visits Miller Farms!

If your garden has met the end of its season or if you just can’t get enough of the sweet, succulent, goodness that is Colorado-grown...

It’s Fall Festival Time! WIN 6 TICKETS TO MILE HIGH FARMS!

**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER EMILY MOOTZ!** Surprise! Tomorrow is September! Where did the summer go? Here comes a new season and a whole lot...