How I Save on Back to School Reading

My Emma loves to read. This kid almost always has a book in her hand and when she finds a favorite? She will read it over and over again until the covers fall off and the binding let's loose. I can not tell you how many copies of her favorites I have bought and re-bought (is that … [Read more...]

7 Back To School Essentials You Won’t Find On A List

It's almost August and you know what that means! Back to school shopping! While most public school students receive a list and almost all homeschool students have theirs planned out as well, there is almost always something that gets left off of those lists. No, I don't mean … [Read more...]

Teaching Classification & Sorting with LEGO’s

In your homeschool classroom, you want to use things that your kids can relate to and I don't know of a single kid that doesn't relate to LEGO's.  Since most kids love them, it just makes sense to use them to teach classification and sorting with them, right? What better way to … [Read more...]

How to Plan Your Own Homeschool Curriculum (and Why You Should)

Pshew! Have you ever tried to put together your own homeschool curriculum? I do every year and let me tell you...it can be scary! You want to make sure that your child has the best education possible so you scour the curriculum websites and groups, make your purchases, start the … [Read more...]

7 Things to Avoid at a Homeschool Convention

Going to your first anything can be scary, but in my opinion, it's especially scary if what you're doing can affect your kids. This is the case with homeschool conventions. While they're fun, they can also be nerve wracking and stressful and no one wants to deal with that when … [Read more...]

6 Reasons to Attend Your First Homeschool Convention

Homeschooling can be a mystery sometimes. There's a ton that comes along with it and it can truly be overwhelming for even veteran homeschoolers. That's why I love homeschool conventions. They can help take the mystery out of everything. Yes, they sometimes cost money, but … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Take Before You Start Homeschooling

Even if you have already made the decision to homeschool you may still have dozens of questions, worries, and indecisions. This is a whole new world for you and your child and knowing what you are supposed to do to stay within legal realms and deciding what kind of homeschooling, … [Read more...]

10 Kids Board Games Homeschool Mom’s Love!

Homeschooling your kids is a sure fire way to make sure that they're learning what they need to be and what you want them to be. I can't tell you how pleased I am with my Emma's progress since we pulled her out of public school for homeschool. One of the first things I've learned … [Read more...]