Christopher Columbus Unit Study { Columbus Day Unit Study }

October 8 is Columbus Day and whether you believe he was someone to be celebrated or not, I firmly believe kids should learn about Christopher Columbus since he has had such a huge place in our history for so long. As such, you may be looking for a Christopher Columbus unit study … [Read more...]

Homeschool Unit Study – Ancient Egypt Homeschool Unit Study

I am a huge history buff and one of my favorite periods in history is Ancient Egypt. That's why when I planned our homeschooling curriculum a few years ago,  I wanted my daughter to get the full experience so that she could fall in love with it too. To do that, I needed to … [Read more...]

Homeschool Unit Study – United States Geography Unit Study

Do you plan your own homeschool curriculum? If so, you'll realize very quickly how useful having a unit study can be; especially for something like geography since learning the geography of the country that your kids live in is incredibly important. It not only sets the tone for … [Read more...]

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

Homeschooling your kids can be a confusing time; especially if you're just starting your research into how to start homeschooling your kids. Not only do you need to research state laws, but you also need to choose a homeschool curriculum, make a schedule and more. For us, the … [Read more...]

How to Start Homeschooling Your Kids

When I first started homeschooling my Emma, I was lucky enough to have good friends to help along the way. God love them, they endured hours of questions, my constant curriculum switching at first and more. Frankly, learning how to start homeschooling your kids can be a frighting … [Read more...]

Homeschool on a Budget – How to Homeschool Your Kids for Free

As a homeschooling Mom, I'm well aware of how much it can cost to homeschool you kids. I only have one child so I can't imagine how much money it costs to homeschool two, three or even four children. Finding ways to homeschool on a budget can be hard though; especially if you're … [Read more...]

Free Homeschool Printables – 4th of July Activity Pack for Preschool and Kindergarten

It's no secret that I homeschool middle school currently so a lot of the secular homeschool curriculum that I provide is for that age group. But, we know that there are quite a few Six Dollar Family readers who are homeschooling younger ages too so today we wanted to take a … [Read more...]

45 Places to Buy Homeschool Curriculum and School Supplies Without Going Broke

As a homeschool mom, you want your children to be using the absolute best homeschool curriculum that you can find for them. For me, this meant hours and weeks of searching and I'm sure that you're no different. Not only that, but we tried and tested a lot of different things. … [Read more...]

40 Books That Teach Kids About Money

Teaching your kids about money is one of the most important things that a parent can teach a child, but it is quite often overlooked. It seems to me that a lot of parents simply expect their kids to automatically know how to create a budget or how to build an emergency fund. It's … [Read more...]

HUGE List of Places to Find Free Homeschool Curriculum

We recently pulled Emma out of public school (again) to homeschool her. She's entering her 3rd full week out of school and doing great. Because it's the end of the year (well, almost) and because she has a lot of catching up to do for the curriculum we'll be using next year, I'm … [Read more...]