The Home Cook: Thirty Days of Meals

Being able to cook is an important life skill. I was fortunate to learn how to cook from my mother who specialized in home economics in high school. Expand your repertoire by trying to prepare a variety of meals. Consider dietary guidelines (vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy free, etc.). This way, you […]

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5 Steps to Meal Planning

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the Homeschool Compass by shopping through our page! Picture this. You’ve already had a full day of doing the “mom thing.” The kids have reached their limits. Your husband will be home in an hour. You need to get dinner on the table fast, but you […]

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5 Steps to Better Time Management

Productivity. It’s a word that can carry tremendous pride and immense guilt. In the course of a week, I can swing from, “Wow! I got so much done!” to “Did I get anything done?” And just when I think I’m doing well, some well-meaning article will tout that we can’t […]

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Inexpensive Organization

Aside from the fact that an organized space is just plain relaxing and enjoyable, there also are a few undeniable practical reasons to organize your space. The reason that carries the most weight with me is the fact that a lack of organization is expensive. Take a moment to think […]

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Time Management with a Technological Twist

Throughout adolescence, a child’s ability to transition from one activity to the next is influenced by factors such as environment, routine, behavior modeling, and self-motivation. For many children, being able to independently navigate from preferred to non-preferred activities is a struggle. For many parents—especially those raising a child with autism […]

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