Schedules and routines

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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How to Get to Church on Time with Little Kids

How to Get to Church on Time with Little Kids

So why exactly IS it so hard to get to church on time with little kids?

Well, there’s the obvious fact that you’re getting additional humans ready to leave the house beside just yourself. But then add in that they are small and need lots of help doing basic tasks like, you know, brushing their teeth and feeding themselves.

But it’s not impossible. Let me walk you through how you can get to church on time with little kids!

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Guide to Building a Morning Routine

What exactly do you DO during a morning routine? What should a morning routine include?

In this post I’ll walk you through exactly how to build a morning routine for mom.

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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 . . .