I am a mom of 8 kids and had them (all singles) within 11 years. And, I homeschool as well as run an online business. I learned a long time ago that it’s important for my well-being and productivity to get up every morning, do some kind of exercise such as online Pilates, take a shower, and get ready for the day. What does “getting ready” entail? Fixing my hair, putting on make-up, and dressing nicely in my “homeschool wardrobe”–every single day!
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In the last couple of years, I started trying out capsule wardrobes and outfit formulas, especially from Get Your Pretty On (GYPO Outfit Formulas and Style Challenges) and Frump Fighters. It’s fun to buy a couple of new items each season and have someone else give me ideas about new combinations with items I already have in my closet! Today I’m sharing with you 15 Basic Items for Every Homeschool Mom Wardrobe.
15 Basic Items for Every Homeschool Mom Wardrobe
Whether it’s a white button-down shirt, white t-shirt, or white sweater, it will go with so much! Dress it up with jewelry, a scarf, or a nice jacket.
I never wore stripes until a few years ago. Now I love them!
One of my favorite items this spring is this fun flowered blouse from Old Navy. Wearing colors can make the day seem brighter.
Homeschool or Mom T-shirt
I ordered this shirt from Etsy and can’t wait to get it! T-shirts are perfect for the days when you don’t feel like dressing up too much.
There are some great Husband and Wife shirts from Married is Great that I love wearing as well!
What doesn’t go with a jean jacket?
I’ve wanted a cargo jacket for several years, and finally got one–from Stitch Fix!
Even if your shirt is dark or plain, the outfit will be brighter with a colorful cardigan.
I decided to try out the animal print trend this year with these two cardigans. So fun! I also got print earrings, shoes, and pants.
I love wearing jeans. They’re my all-time favorite on days I need comfort but still want to look nice.
Lighter jeans give the outfit a more casual feel than the darker jeans.
I found out that you can even wear white pants in winter!
Pink, teal, olive–do you have any colored pants to change up the look of an outfit?
Scarfs serve two purposes–to make an outfit more beautiful and to keep you warm!
Of course, I often wear gold and silver hoops (like you see in the photos after this one), but I was happy to find these pearl hoop earrings this year!
So, I hope that today you’ve been inspired to curate your own homeschool mom wardrobe? What are your must-have fashion pieces? Please share in a comment below!
Mother’s Day Gift Certificate Giveaway
Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms. We want moms feel extra special and appreciated. Because of the crazy times we’re living in, most of us may be celebrating Mother’s Day a little differently this year, but that doesn’t mean the day, or the mom, is any less special! Hopefully, your family will get creative, and perhaps start some in traditions, to make your Mother’s Day special and memorable.
I’ve gotten together with 24 amazing bloggers with the hope of blessing FIVE moms this Mother’s Day (although we wish we could bless many more) with a little extra gift.
We are giving away 5 $100 gift cards to the place of your choice, from the following options:
- Hobby Lobby
- Restaurant of choice
- Grocery store of choice
It’s our hope that you are blessed beyond measure during this Mother’s Day unlike any other. May this be a time of new experiences, new traditions, and new peace.
To enter for your chance to win, simply use the Rafflecopter form below to enter. Now I know that is quite a few entries, but each of these bloggers generously chipped in their own money to bring you this giveaway, so I hope you will take the time to do all of the entries; it will bless them in return. And hey, the more entries you do, the better your odds are at winning!
a Rafflecopter giveaway
Giveaway end May 8th at 11:59pm EDT. The winner will have 48 hours to respond to email to claim the prize. By entering this giveaway you will be added to the email lists of the participating bloggers. Please be sure to read the Terms & Conditions upon entering the giveaway.
Want another opportunity to win?! There is a second giveaway with the same exact prizes (just different bloggers) that you can enter as well!