Free Printable Back to School Photo Signs!

One of my biggest regrets when it comes to Emma's school years is that up until recently, I didn't snag photos of her first and last days of school each year. It wasn't that I didn't want them, and yes I do have some of them, but some years, I just didn't think about it or simply … [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...]

Free Printable Student Planner

One of the biggest issues that I've had with my Emma since we started homeschooling is keeping her on task. She does incredibly well some days, but others, not so much. That was until she started using her own daily planner. She is very much her daughter's mother in a lot of … [Read more...]

Easy Patriotic Paper Wand Kids Craft

I absolutely adore Independance Day celebrations. I feel that there is no better time to teach my Emma how our forefathers fought for freedom and the sacrifices that have been made to keep that freedom since then. Aside from all of that though, it's a great "excuse" to just kick … [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...]

FREE Printable Summer Reading Package!

We homeschool year round here at our house. The reason we do that is because for kids like my Emma, they tend to lose a lot of a huge 3 month summer vacation. To combat that, we do 9 weeks on and 2 weeks off during the year then a full 4 weeks during June. She loves it because it … [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...]