After the decision to homeschool, choosing and purchasing curriculum is the next biggest hurdle new homeschool educators face. We want the best. We want our children to learn well and to grow in their education. We desire the rigors of an exceptional education and picture finding the perfect resources to make homeschooling the best experience,… Read More Finding Curriculum: Part 1
Have you every thought of what kind of a legacy you want to leave behind? I know, I know. The laundry is overflowing, the kids are all hungry, and you are working on quarterly reports. Right now, you are just looking forward to making it to bedtime. In a short five years time span, I… Read More Leaving A Legacy of Love and Learning!
The Gathering Storm We began our homeschooling journey amid the greatest storms of our lives. Keeping our faith and our sanity was not always easy, but as a family we overcame the obstacles to become more self reliant and cohesive. After spending the entirety of our daughter’s nearly six years of life researching and deliberating… Read More Homeschooling When Your World is Falling Apart
Deciding to homeschool took my husband and I six years. We honestly began thinking about it the moment our daughter was born. We read and we researched, we thought and prayed. Both of us are former teachers, so we knew what we did and didn’t want for our children’s education, but it was still hard… Read More What If Your Family Doesn’t Support Homeschooling?
Homeschooling has so many advantages, however doing big group projects is not one of them. There are activities that my kids would love to do but they are either nearly impossible to do with just one student or are so much work to set up, it seems crazy to do for just one or two… Read More Review Tied 2 Teaching
Wishing and wondering It’s the time of year when piles of homeschool catalogs are piling up at my door. There are always those items that I am curious about, but haven’t had the opportunity to try. I think, “someday, I need to see what that is like.” However, for some of them, catalogs come and… Read More Review of Drive Thru History
Full Disclaimer: This is not a glamorous day in the life of a homeschool mom post. In fact, when I woke up this morning I thought about writing a post about our usual routine instead, but that wouldn’t be real. Let’s face it, as homeschool moms some days are better than others, many days are… Read More A Very Real Winter Homeschool Day
This blog is a passion project of mine. I can’t even express the thrill I get from receiving emails from followers or seeing someone new sign up to read what I have written. My mission is to serve moms just like you, every day, in all I do, because I feel that this is where… Read More Important Announcement for All My Followers!
Good morning everyone! Today I compiled I large list of St Patrick’s Day Recipes- to inspire your family to eat Healthy this Holiday!! Breakfast Green Smoothie Recipes I created 5 different smoothies with fruits and vegetables. The one perfect for St Patrick’s Day? Our Green Banana Smoothie. Our Green Leprechaun Muffin… Read More St Patrick’s Day Recipes for the Whole Family!
This is the time of year when I begin to earnestly plan next year. It is more of a musing of what could be, and a chance to take stock of where we are and where we need to be! As the years fly by, I am struck by how quickly that countdown to launch… Read More Getting Them Ready to Launch
I’ve spent the better part of the year trying to figure out exactly what my younger son needs. He wants to “do school” however has been struggling with the reading and math. He is light years ahead in science and social studies, though, so I guess that balances it out. I was excited when given… Read More Review Homeschool Complete
this post contains affiliate links Crazy Dreams to Fulfill Do you have a dream that you have held since childhood? You that type of dream that nags at your heart every day! My first dream was to be a mom. From the time I was a toddler, I was obsessed with babies and couldn’t wait… Read More Dreaming for Homeschool Moms
Study skills are something that I admit I often forget to include in our plans. Ok, when I say often, I mean we have never done a formal class on them. When I was offered a chance to review the Victus Study Skills System I saw it as a wonderful opportunity for all of us!… Read More Review of Victus Study Skills System
Parenting stretches you in ways you never expect. I remember having a vision of exactly what my children would be like, how we would get through our days, and what we would do together! Boy, did that change quickly! Then came our adventure into homeschooling! Brave New World Homeschooling takes parenting to a new level.… Read More Growing by Homeschooling