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FLYing with Homeschoolers

…y “homeschoolers” are college graduates that are now blessing me with grandkids! But – I’m still helping others who are homeschooling. And still learn new things everyday! The best tip that I have for homeschooling families is to remember that “homeschooling” is a way of life 24/7!! vs. “schooling at home” which is doing each subject separately for a certain amount of time ie: bring a school class…

Homeschool FLYing Made Easy by Melanie Wilson

…do school. Before long I was convinced that I wasn’t a homeschooling failure after all. I believed I could do it! In fact, I was so encouraged that I believed I could handle a bigger family. I continued FLYing my way through homeschooling six children. Homeschool FLYing Made Easier While the routines and habits I learned from FLYLady have been invaluable to me the past 16 years, I found myself wanting more. I still struggled in some areas. I…

Homeschool Manager Free Trial

…Have you taken a few minutes to check out this great tool to help you with your homeschool record keeping. Homeschool Manager is offering you a 30 day Free Trial. Simplify Your Homeschool Easily track grades, schedule lessons, print report cards, record time & attendance, and more!…

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Homeschool Testimonials

…If you are a Homeschooling Parent and have used the FlyLady System to organize your home and school, we want to see your testimonial. Send it to FlyLady@flylady.net with HOMESCHOOL TESTIMONIAL in the subject line. Other Homeschooling families could use your encouragement. Two Generations of Homeschool FlyBabies FLYing with Homeschool Families Several from the Past We are Not Behind…

FlyLady Resource Library for Homeschoolers

…e. She wants to help you establish routines and declutter to bring peace to your home and homeschool. You can’t homeschool in the middle of CHAOS around you. She wants to give you techniques that will help you to be the best homeschool mom (or homeschool dad) you can be. By simply using her routines you will find freedom from the drudgery of cleaning your home. You will learn to bless your home by cleaning it. FlyLady Tami is a homeschool mom…

Homeschool Manager

…us avalanche and, heaven forbid, anyone look at the bathroom floor. Then my mom sent me the book Sink Reflections by Marla Cilley aka The FlyLady-I devoured it! You can read more on her website. There are many of you who are homeschooling or thinking about homeschooling. Elizabeth and her husband Joe have built a great tool to help you simplify your homeschool. Check it out for FREE. Elizabeth even teaches you how to use the Homeschool Manager…

Homeschool Control Journals

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Two Generations of Homeschool FlyBabies

Dear FlyLady, and All You Lovely Homeschooling Flybabies, Marla, you were my homeschool study skills tutor in high school, and ten years later you are the very same so I can teach my babies.I was a Flybaby as a homeschooler. In high school I was responsible for my school work and managing my time. My mother was BO. She could not imagine why I could work all day and get nothing done! I thought there was something -wrong- with me because I could…

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Why Don’t You Write a Book about Homeschooling?

…ave set up a whole new section on our website. Check it out. Homeschool Resource Section Sign up for our new email group just for Homeschool families. Check out our Control Journals Look at Tami Fox’s Blog and her book Homeschool Manager: a great program to help with paperwork Homeschooling Testimonials Saving Dinner; What’s for Dinner FlyLady Radio That section is still under construction. Here is a speech Tami and I gave. I posted…

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Back to School Tips – 4

…chedule is the “boss”, not Mom, so the kids have no one to argue with! (Guess they still haven’t figured out that Mom made the schedule!) Hope these ideas help someone else find a workable routine for their homeschool days. I have homeschooled for two years, going on number three. This year I will have one in second grade and one in first grade. I know that is not a long time compared to some others, but this tip is a…

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…er February FlyLady Tools Radio FlyLady’s 31 BabySteps by Diane in Denmark January July June March May November October September FlyLady Resource Library for Homeschoolers Homeschool FLYing Made Easy by Melanie Wilson Homeschool Manager Homeschool Testimonials Tami Fox’s Blog FlyLady’s 11 Commandments FlyLady’s Cozi Calendar FlyLady’s Favorites FlyLady’s Friends FlyLady’s Kitchen Baked Angel Eggs Easter…

Why Don’t You Write a Book about Homeschooling?

…e tools when we travel but this time Justin and Brian will be helping us. If you are thinking about homeschooling or if you already are covered up in paperwork; we have a great tool for you from another FlyBaby. It is called Homeschool Manager. Elizabeth and her husband have help to simplify homeschooling record keeping. Elizabeth tells her FlyLady story on her website. We have to tools to help you! It all starts with simple habits. As they…

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FLYing with Teenagers

…s rarely. 47. Another nice thing about this is that since there is nothing on the floor of her room, sleeping bags can be spread on the carpet with no trouble when she has girlfriends here for a sleepover! 48. This works for homeschool and teenagers and school age children. On Sunday evening, I put together a list of what needs to be done for the week. Monday Animal care Breakfast Dressed to the shoes teeth etc. I also add on all schoolwork to…

FLYing with Big Families

…220;When I’m in the master bedroom zone, they are in their bedroom zones, thoroughly cleaning under the furniture and in their closets.” – a member I don’t know whether to send this to big families or homeschoolers. Since we are both it covers both :-)We have ten children. Four of them have finished school and married (I’m even a Grammy to 4 little ones now), one is in college and the other five range in age from 14…

You Are Our Invisible Nanny

…ou are actually a part of our family. I feel like you’re our invisible nanny to my four children. Sometimes they don’t like you very much, but most of the time they love you:) Every day after we get finished with homeschool, I read them what “FlyLady said they have to do to their rooms”! I get a lot of sour faces, but they enjoy living in our peaceful, blessed home and they go do whatever you’ve told them to do for…

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I Work 40 Hours Outside Our Home

…can’t seem to find enough hours in my week to do a Weekly Home Blessing. I need help. Do you have any suggestions for those of us who work outside the home.Struggling in NC Dear Struggling, Many of us who work at home, homeschool, or stay home with babies; have the same issue with doing a Weekly Home Blessing in one full hour. This is why I break mine into seven days. I can come up with 10 minutes a day to do one item on my list. Here is…

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February Habit #5 My Project

…as I paged through them did not make me smile I was then able to let them go. Others were tied up in hopes of reading them with future grandchildren; once I realized that (and heard Tammy say something about not intending to homeschool her grandchildren) I kept a select few of those. I kept some of the excellent reference books for those times when I’m unsure of the reliability of the internet or might enjoy flipping through the pages….

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My Way of Life

…own perfectionism. It wasn’t until a had, what southerners kindly refer to as a “come apart” that I finally began to let go of the perfectionism and get what you were talking about. We have a large family, homeschool and family business. Our stresses and responsibilities have not changed but I have. For the first time in my adult life, I am relaxed and learning to enjoy life. Implementing your advice led to a welcome…

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Big Enough for Our Homeschooling Family

…217;s stuff, and “no foo-foo pictures to look all girlie!” (my DS16) So thank you FlyLady, for helping this singing homeschool family FLY! Flybaby Kathi FlyLady here: Our calendar is just great for families with busy schedules – if you have not gotten yours, don’t procrastinate! We have the 2019 Calendars in the Fly Shop! Sign up to Get FlyLady Tami’s Homeschooling emails. Have you seen our Homeschooling Section on…

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Announcements: Don’t Miss These

…We will be eliminating the Rubba Package from the FlyShop on December 1st. Right now we have a great promotion on it. $39.95. Regularly Price for all these tools is $55.32.   The Purple Rag BOGO is in honor of our 16th anniversary. It will end on December 7th.     Events on the Calendar This spring we are going to be traveling to three big Homeschool Conventions with Teach Them Diligently. Get Registered Today….

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Shortcuts

…nnouncements: Don’t Miss These! We will be eliminating the Rubba Package from the FlyShop on December 1st. Right now we have a great promotion on it. $39.95. Regularly Price for all these tools is $55.32. The Purple Rag BOGO is in honor of our 16th anniversary. It will end on December 7th. Events on the Calendar This spring we are going to be traveling to three big Homeschool Conventions with Teach Them Diligently. Get Registered Today….

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My Family Started FLYing

…ked,”why do we have to clean our room when yours looks like this?” He was right. So I started your system. This was a month ago. I have been decluttering my bedroom for 15 minutes a day. I work full time and also homeschool my two boys. I couldn’t live like that anymore. I can’t even remember how many bags of trash I got rid of. Well, the most wonderful things have happened. First, my family has started flying without…

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Is Social Media Taking Over Your Life

…ggie! If you have created blogs, groups, or pages and your home is not in order then you are monitoring them to keep from establishing your habits. Sidetracked again! I tell you this like I would tell anyone who is trying to homeschool, go to college, teach public school, be a nurse, or any other profession and including stay at home mom. What example are you setting for your children? Has your perfectionism forced you to just do it yourself…

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How Does She Do It All?

Dear Friends, Last year I got to meet a long time FlyBaby who has homeschooled 6 children. She has introduced me to homeschool conferences all over the country. We have done speeches together and some radio shows. It is a pleasure to travel with her family! Now Tami Fox is working on her second book, Homeschooling 4 boys (two have gotten their wings), blogging, and working with my nephew Alex on FlyLady Premium.So how does she do it all? SHE…

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It Blows My Mind

…e freedom your book gave me! I recommend it to everyone I know who struggles with being organized! I’m 71 now with about 30 grand kids, live on a Texas farm with three of my kids and their families (separate houses). I homeschool two of my grands, having finally fully retired from teaching, and I work part time at a library in the children’s section. I traveled and taught in Texas, Arkansas, and the Alaskan bush. But Texas is my home…

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…Clutter Doing to You? Check Out Family Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with FlyLady on BlogTalkRadio Jun 23, 2015 Finding Joy in Everything Check Out Family Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with FlyLady on BlogTalkRadio June 17, 2015 Homeschool and Home Organization Check Out Family Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with FlyLady on BlogTalkRadio June 16, 2015 Check Out Family Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with FlyLady on BlogTalkRadio June 9, 2015 Check Out…

Who Knew Doors Could Be So Powerful

…I thought others might find it helpful to add that 2 second item to their routine too. Now I don’t have a to-do list glaring in my face every time I enter my bedroom room. In fact I’ve discover this applies to my homeschool curriculum cupboard, the linen closet and coat closets. Who knew door’s made such an impact! Thanks for motivating me to keep making things better bit by bit and more importantly, to be a loving mother and…

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Love Makes a House a Home

…is is why I wrote Sink Reflections. To give you a guide to finding a more loving way to get through your day! Another great book to get you motivated is Hidden Treasures. More Bang for Your Buck Our Ultimate Value Package is Back! At the Low Price of $89.95 for a limited time. All items sold separately would total $130.17. Save over $40.00 Now This was our most popular package at the homeschool conference. We decided to offer this price to…

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Announcements: We Will Be in Nashville, TN

…us to open up the FlyShop. March 17-19, 2016 Nashville, Tennessee We will be in Nashville, Tennessee at the Opryland Hotel. It has been many years since we did an event in Nashville. Come see us at the Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Convention. We will be there all three days and will have a booth where the team will have our tools for sale. I will be at the booth too when I am not speaking! Right now we have a BOGO on our Rubba Scrubbas. We…

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Please help me with Paperwork?

…to tell you but I know people who do. There is a computer program to help you. It is called Homeschool Manager. Elizabeth was raised on our FlyLady System. She, her husband, and their team have done such a great job helping homeschoolers get a handle on their paperwork. Tami has been homeschooling for over 15 year with her six children. She has a new book Giving Your Children Wings without Losing Yours. She used our FlyLady system. Tami said,…

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Tami Fox’s Blog

FlyLady Tami is a homeschool mom with six children. She will give you tips on how to teach your children to bless your home with you, so they will be ready to bless their own homes when they grow up. Parents give their children roots and wings. Let’s work together to give your children a peaceful, clutter-free home.     Tami also has a book, Giving Your Children Wings, without Losing Yours. It is available on Amazon as a print book…

I Wish I Could Hug You

…Last night over dinner, my husband and I were discussing what has happened to our housekeeping arrangements over time. I used to have a cleaner. I used to have an ironing lady. I used to have a lady coming in to help me with homeschooling the children. I used to be in CHAOS! The FlyLady revolution started last September. We had offered to host a large number of people for a mission retreat at our house. I was panicking, but my friend Mindy…

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Where Did FLY Come From?

…g books out, and I can research it for FlyLady and give her more input. Then the FLY in me said “You have wasted 2 days worrying about what Marla will think. Marla has 8000+ other people to bug her. You have 4 kids and homeschool and baby and renovations and traveling husband — just give her what comes to mind. She’ll use them if she is inspired to.” And then, as I was reviewing it, I received a God Breeze as everything…

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Camp Gonna Wanna Fly Activities!

Dear FlyLady, We had a wonderful time with Camp Gonna Wanna Fly last year. We are so excited about this year. This year I have made folders for each camper with the daily itinerary. We homeschool through the summer, so we have 3 “class periods” in our schedule. They last 30 minutes each. The rest of the time is filled with activities, crafts, story time, and routines that are shrouded in names like “latrine duty” and…

FLYing with School Age Children

…y…just started four zones ago, so I’ve not even flown all the way around my house yet! But already there has been a HUGE difference in how our home looks, and my stress level has been reduced tremendously! We are homeschoolers with children…AHEM…wasn’t sure what catagory to put this in…and by the way…how big is big? We have four children ages 5 to 11. Just this week we have started to create Control…

FlyBaby Pampering Ideas, Part Two

…crock pot and this has helped a lot! I know that when I am feeling better I will get back into full blown action. However, in the mean time the way I have been pampering me is to take a nap in the afternoon without guilt! I homeschool my kids so we finish school in the morning and a short while after lunch, I have the older kids take some quiet time for themselves and read in their rooms. Then, my four year old and I lay down in my room for…

FlyBaby Pampering Ideas, Part Four

…r family expecting their third baby by which the bibs,pampers, wipes etc are adding up to lots of $$–its a great idea to pamper them and maybe even yourself too!fabulous flybaby in boston! Saturdays Off Dear Flycrew, I homeschool my 7 y/o twin boys. So when I need a little pampering I put a date on the calendar for a Saturday off. It is my day to do with what I want. I usually get breakfast and try to leave around 10 am. Then I can go…

The Greatest Respect

…; not just your child’s class. Listen to teachers’ advice, but trust your own instincts because you know your child best. They are the experts in teaching, but you’re the expert when it comes to your child. Homeschool! Kiss your child goodbye at home and don’t undermine his ability to be independent by following the bus and following him into the classroom. Advice to Teachers: The whole day works better if the teacher…

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