A lot of homeschoolers can attest to the times in life when you can’t homeschool. Sometimes life happens and school just… doesn’t. So, what do you do when school work has to take a back seat to other priorities?
We don’t use a homeschool Bible curriculum. *Cue the gasps* I know, I know. What kind of good, Christian homeschool mom am I if I don’t follow a homeschool Bible curriculum? Give me a chance, and let me explain why I don’t use a homeschool Bible Curriculum.Read more
School has been going steady for weeks now. We’re in a groove. Or, are we? I had a plan when we started. Then life happened, like it always does. Our schedules got busy. We may have added in more activities than we should have. So, I ditched our homeschool plan. And ditching our homeschool plan has been the best thing for our homeschool yet.
If you homeschool, it’s likely that you’ve heard the dreaded “S” word. That’s right- socialization. There are a lot of myths going around about homeschoolers and socialization. Silly things like, “How do homeschooled children make friends?” Here are five myths about homeschoolers and socialization, and we’re going to bust them all.
We all strive for it. Perfection. We want the perfect house and the perfect family and the perfect kids. But are we placing unrealistic expectations on our homeschoolers?
My kids change so much every year! It’s inevitable. I look back through their work and their pictures and think, “How did they get so big?!” each and every time. Using a beginning of school year interview is such a sweet way to document these changes!
What better way to kick off the new school year than with a party! It has become a tradition for us to do a back to homeschool party breakfast, and we are all equally as excited about it each and every year. Read more
You’ve made the decision to start homeschooling. Whether you’re taking your kiddo out of a brick and mortar school, or you’re beginning with your preschooler or kindergartener, learning about how to start homeschooling can seem overwhelming! Here are six tips to get you started on the right foot.Read more
I don’t know if you know this, but we LOVE to travel. Love it. We get away at every opportunity we can. Being homeschoolers makes this easier, as we can literally just pick up and school from everywhere. But, usually, we don’t do our normal course work while we’re on the road. Here is how we homeschool on vacation.Read more
So, let’s talk planning. The question I was asked the most when I brought up starting a homeschool blog with my friends was, “How do you plan your day?” So, let’s dig into it, and some of the other methods of homeschool planning.Read more