31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Choosing Battles Wisely in Our Large Family

I have learnt through parenting 7 children with very different personalities that it is critical that we do not major on the minors. I pick my battles wisely and then I stand my ground on those issues. Indeed, not many issues are not worth dying for. But for those that are, like things pertaining to their safety or health, I will not budge. Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

No Snacking in Our Large Family

Just like the idea that juice and Ribena are a good healthy idea, I used to think kids needed snacks all day long. Well, they may when they are very young but snacks are not necessary as they grow up. And then snacking tends to become a habit which isn’t really healthy in the long run. Read more … Read more…

The Ultimate Homemaking Flash Sale Bundle

Ultimate Homemaking Bundle FLASH SALE!

Missed grabbing the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle when it came out early this year? It’s back! But only for a short while. And the countdown has started! Don’t miss it again! 50 ebooks, 21 eCourses, 14 printables, 2 videos, 2 audios, 2 summits, and 1 membership site PLUS bonuses! Check it out before it is gone! Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Constant De-Cluttering is a Necessity in Our Large Family

After managing the house for the past 23 years, I have learnt that one of the best ways to keep on top housekeeping stuff besides setting up systems and routines is to constantly declutter. 9 people under 1 roof means I need to be ruthless about it too. Otherwise our stuff will overwhelm us! Read to find out how I keep things under control – mostly.  Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Family Devotions in Our Large Family

Is it only our family or do other families struggle with family devotions too? Although there has been much improvement over the l-o-n-g years, our attempts at doing a regular family devotion has continued to keep us (Henson and I) humbled. In other words, we don’t do it regularly nor do we always do it with joy… Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Dishing Out Advice When You Have a Large Family

There are lots of people out in the Internet world dishing out advice on anything and everything. And I know that people expect that someone with more children than them to be wiser than them. But that is not necessarily true. I have two pieces of advice for you. Especially as you walk through the teen years with your children. Read more … Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Different Personalities in Our Large Family

Once you have more than one child, you cannot help but observe how different they both are. So, when you have 7, the differences can be super glaring. Sure, there would be some similarities. But each child is so unique that I constantly marvel at God’s handiwork in their lives. How can children from the same 2 parents be so different? Read more…

31 Days of Large Homeschooling Family

Planning Keeps Homeschooling on Track in Our Large Family

Planning holds the key to sanity in our large family in every aspect of our lives. Homeschool planning is no different. It keeps everyone on track. With my master plan, I know that each child would be able to finish up the syllabus on time and have enough time to practice with exam papers. I don’t have to guess and hope for the best at the end of the year. Read more…

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