Jill Pulver Designs

A Blog about Home Atmosphere

How to Homeschool while Working from Home Jul 15, 2020

As school districts and government officials make decisions about how to proceed with school this year, it looks like many of us will be helping our kids to complete schoolwork from home whether...

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Designing your Homeschool Life over the Summer Jun 12, 2020

Are you ready for summer? In many ways, Covid created a blank slate in our lives. As we ease into summer and a return to some normalcy, have you decided what you will keep doing and what will...

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YOU are the Hero of this Story covid homeschooling Apr 02, 2020

There is nothing in your email inbox, in the news, on Netflix, or in the government’s stimulus package that is going to truly come to our rescue during this crisis. Whatever is going on in...

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A Holiday is Just Another Day - it's our Thoughts about that Day that Make it a Big Deal coaching holidays Dec 16, 2019

I made my first Thanksgiving turkey yesterday - on December 15th. I’ve never hosted Thanksgiving, but the 12 place settings of china and silver I registered for at my wedding 25 years ago...

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Freshening up Our Schoolroom / Studio/ Office color design Nov 11, 2019

Have you ever looked back on a particularly disruptive, stressful time in your life and realized that it actually brought some needed progress because of the energy it required of you? When I look...

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The Importance of Being an Imperfect Mother bunny coaching parenting Aug 15, 2019

Our bunny died on Saturday after some digestive issue kept him from peeing or pooping for 2 days - way too long for a rabbit, whose metabolism runs quickly. We had taken him to the vet and were...

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August: Mid-summer or the Beginning of Back-to-School? homeschooling Jul 31, 2019

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I hope you’ve had a relaxing summer full of all your favorite summer fun. For me that’s relaxing mornings with all my kids at home, toes in the sand...

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How's your Energy Level Today? coaching health Jun 20, 2019

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It’s been a weird week. After a busy school year, tutoring, teaching and creating a course for homeschool moms and launching it, everything seemed to end...

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Why summertime is the BEST time to give your kids CHORES! chores homeschooling Jun 08, 2019

We lived in an old house - a rental that was broken in many ways - old metal windows let in the cold and, during the rainy winters, the moisture made the brick wall in the kitchen drip white...

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The One Mothering Skill I Cannot Teach You parenting potty training Jun 06, 2019

As you may know, I’ve been hosting a live class the past two weeks called, 3 Secrets to Creating Order in your Home while Homeschooling. It’s an hour long class where I share my...

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