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How to Use a Homeschool Planner in Your Homeschool
Homeschool planning can be one of the most daunting aspects of homeschooling. Not only do we have to determine what[...]
On a Budget? 18 Ways to Homeschool On the Cheap
Are you on a tight budget like our family? Just like a personal family budget, staying on a homeschool budget can[...]
How to Intentionally Invest in Your Kids This Summer (Like Never Before)
It’s late June, and as parents, we’re sighing a collective sigh of relief. Our families survived another school year, and[...]
Avoid Summer Slide with These Awesome Summer Learning Activities for Kids
Summer break is great, but what mom isn't still looking for some way to keep her kids' brains engaged while[...]
Homeschool Confessions: Secrets to a Simply Happy Learning Life
There are days when I look around and think, “Yes. This is the learning life I’ve always wanted.” Not that[...]
100 Fun Summer Arts and Crafts Learning Ideas for Kids
In order to avoid the summer slide, we're all looking for simple, creative ways to encourage summer learning for our kids, right?[...]
Homeschool Not Working? Answers to Your Biggest Homeschool Issues
We're about half-way through the homeschool year. How's it going in your home? Let's face it--sometimes our homeschool is not[...]
Homeschool Confessions: How Homeschooling Brought My Son Back
The day he didn't pull away--that was the day when I knew I had made the right decision about homeschooling.[...]
6 Tips for Teaching Kids About Current Events
As parents, we're given the amazing privilege of introducing our kids to the world. Now that's a mighty job, especially[...]
Yes, You Can Teach Your Child!
At some point in your homeschool journey, I'm guessing you've asked yourself this question: "Can I really teach my child?" While[...]
Help! My Child Hates School
What do you do when your child hates school? That was my painful reality last year at this time. I’m sharing[...]
Homeschool Preschool Simplified
It's my fourth trip down the homeschool preschool lane, and I have to say that this one is the most[...]
Why Your Homeschool Classroom Needs a Learning Activities Station
This post is Part 4 in the “Homeschool Sanity Savers” series. Don’t miss the other posts:  Part 1: Monthly Meal Planning,[...]
‘Twas the Night Before School Started (A Back to School Ode to Homeschoolers Everywhere)
Twas the night before school started, and all through the house Not a child was stirring, not even the one[...]
“Should I Teach My Child Cursive If She Hasn't Mastered Printing?” (Our Story)
"I want to learn cursive! I want to learn cursive!" Is that something your child is saying too? And are[...]
How to Make Ancient Egypt History Come Alive for Kids
Disclosure: I received this product for free and was compensated for my time. However, all opinions stated here are 100[...]
Here's How Your Husband Can Help You Homeschool
We talk a lot about a mom's role in homeschooling, but what about a dad's? Today seven other homeschool bloggers[...]
12 Ways to Make Crafts With Kids Stress Free
Making crafts with kids is always a joyful experience, right? A stress-free, lovely exchange of ideas where kids happily share[...]