Motherhood

Self-care for moms: why prioritize self-care?

  Tired of just trying to keep up? Create breathing room in your days and peace in your spirit with this free e-course. In 5 days you will: Get...
Toddler activities for homeschool time

Toddler activities for homeschool time

What do I do with my toddler? Toddler activities and a schedule kept me sane this school year! Keeping a toddler occupied and out of trouble during homeschool time is one of the top struggles for homeschooling moms. And no wonder - if they're loud it's hard to teach...

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7 Ways to Tame Toddler Tantrums (without discipline!)

7 Ways to Tame Toddler Tantrums (without discipline!)

Toddler tantrums. Is there anything quite as embarrassing as carrying your screaming toddler out of the grocery store? It's no fun to deal with, and maybe you're wondering if it's normal to have to discipline a toddler this much?  While toddlers do need a lot of...

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Independent play: How to teach your child to play alone

Independent play: How to teach your child to play alone

Why teach your child to play independently It’s good for them When children can entertain themselves, they’re happier and less bored. You’ll also be less tempted to use screen time excessively to keep them quiet, in places like church, stores, and restaurants....

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How to have afternoon rest time

How to have afternoon rest time

How to have afternoon rest time with non-napping kids. Why have afternoon rest time? When you’re a homeschooling family, everyone spends a LOT of time together. Even for an extrovert, being surrounded by the same people all day and night can start to wear down the...

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The Best Tips to Stay Organized as a Homeschool Mom

The Best Tips to Stay Organized as a Homeschool Mom

Staying organized as a homeschool mom is about more than arranging curriculum on bookshelves. Because homeschooling is real life + education, managing the home is a large part of staying organized in homeschooling. These tips will help you stay organized and keep your...

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7 Common Struggles of Stay at Home Moms

Being a stay at home mom is hard. It’s a good hard, but it’s still hard! There are some common struggles stay at home moms have, so let’s talk about what those are, and what you can do about them!

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Intentional parenting: defining your goals

When you’re in the trenches of motherhood, how do you know if you’re being successful? 18 years isn’t very long, but it feels forever away when you’re wondering if you’re even doing a good job. So how can we know if we’re parenting effectively? How do we know if we’re mothering well?

Learn how setting goals can help you mother with intention, and stay on track toward raising kids you love to be with.

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4 reasons it’s ok to be type A

If you love structure
And want a daily schedule
And are super duper strict about food only at the table
And get a little panicky over late bedtimes –
I’m here to tell you that it is ok to be type A!

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Self-care for moms: How to make it happen

No matter your schedule, you can fit in taking care of yourself! Before we get into how to actually fit self-care for moms into your day, let’s talk about what self-care is – and what it’s not.

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How to teach your child to stay in bed

Having children who stay in their beds all night every night and sleep 10-12 hours sounds dreamy to many parents, but sometimes you have a kid who just. keeps. getting. up. So frustrating!

But if you’re wanting to teach your child to stay in his own bed at night, keep reading.

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About The Cavemom

I’m Deb, AKA the Cave Mom. I’m a homeschooling mom to four little boys (and a little girl on the way!), wife to David, and organizer to all this craziness!

I started thecavemom.com to help moms thrive at home through schedules, routines, and intentional living. Read more . . .