Our 2018 – 2019 Homeschool Curriculum

It is so hard for me to believe that we're ready for the start of a new school year, but here it is. Monday was the first day of school for my Emma and Laura, who is still in public school, has her first day today. It really does seem as if the summer has just flown by. Up until … [Read more...]

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...]

Free Things to Do in San Antonio – Mission San José

I have always been a student of History. I feel like there is so much to learn from what our ancestors did, how they lived and what their culture was like. My daughter will tell you that I can spend hours reading a historical biography or other historical books and one the rare … [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...]

Easy Patriotic Paper Wand 4th of July Kids Craft

I absolutely adore Independence 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...]

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...]