I love preparing to begin a new school year. Because I am a Type A personality, I love researching curriculum, shopping for new additions for our schoolroom, rearranging bookshelves and storage, organizing our materials, and prepping for the coming year. Unfortunately, it can also be stressful, as many of us are shelling out a considerable amount of money every year to fund future learning adventures.… READ MORE
If you’ve been homeschooling awhile, or even been reading up on homeschooling, it’s highly likely you’ve encountered more than one educational method or style. There are dozens of methods/philosophies and even more ways families use and implement these methods. If you find yourself flitting from method to method, or unable to find one philosophy that seems like a perfect fit for your family – eclectic homeschooling could be the solution!… READ MORE
It’s that time of year again where homeschooling mommas are getting busy planning and preparing for a new year of learning. In my opinion, one of the most time consuming, challenging things about starting a new year is making curriculum decisions for each child. I am happy to share I have our choices (mostly) nailed down!… READ MORE
Welcome to my inaugural Make-a-Meal Monday post!
I have been working very hard and doing a lot of brainstorming to come up with some post ideas that will be helpful to other moms like myself. I love to cook and bake, and I am always excited to try new recipes out in order to get out of my meal planning rut.… READ MORE
There is no doubt that Mom life is a busy life. Throw homeschooling into the mix and things can easily go from busy to overwhelming. Having your children home with you when most kids are off at school can make tackling that to-do list and getting some much needed rest all the more challenging.… READ MORE
When I started homeschooling my kids, I had three kids ages 4,5, and 8. The oldest, my stepdaughter, attended public school a few blocks from our house. In the beginning I had only one K’er and a preschooler who wasn’t quite ready for academics. A couple years later, I had a K’er and a 2nd grader with a baby on the way.… READ MORE