Making the decision to homeschool, doing what's best for YOUR family, and the fine line between explaining your decisions and defending your life choices.
It's time to stop trying to survive and start LOVING the holidays. 3 simple tips to get things under control +where to find drive thru wine!
100+ online groups and forums where you can find homescholers like you for encouragement, support, and resources.
Forced minimalism. The cost of clutter and the privilege of control.
Support for moving through a catastrophic loss with your family, understanding, and how to help.
What to Say (and What Not to Say) when you Meet a Homeschool Mom - A little advice for meeting your first homeschooler. A little encouragement for moms that have heard it all.
Summer fun, fruit, and organization. A month in the life of an extraordinarily ordinary homeschool family.
Save time, money, and space by printing your homeschool curriculum half size with this simple step-by-step tutorial.
A look at month in the life of a extraordinarily average homeschool family. #momlife at its best!
Ten ideas to get your child reading when he downright refuses. If you've got a struggling or reluctant reader, this one is for you.
You've read all the articles about learning through the summer. Here's one that tells you the opposite. Take a break. Here are 101 reasons why.
I'm excited to share our adventures with you in our first installation of Mom Life Dairies. If you'd like to play along, check out our Facebook status game. Copy, paste, and use the hashtag #momlifediaries. Can't wait to see what's going on with you!
Spark your child's imagination by removing distractions that get in the way of creative play. Read on to find out how we inspire creative play.
Ideas and tips about taking homeschool out of the house and into the world.
I often tag my posts and photos with #childledlearning. Today, I thought I'd give you a glimpse of what that looks like in our home. It's been a very science-y week.
I can't tell you how many times in the past six months I've looked over at my husband and whispered, "I'm so glad we're doing this." Deciding to homeschool was scary, but it's the best decision we could have made. Now it's the end of the year, and I'm taking some time to look back at where we've been and ahead at all of the exciting things to come.
It's Field Trip Week, and I'm so psyched. The oldest and I have been toiling away for eight weeks straight. My goal is to make these weeks enriching without the added pressure of lesson plans and projects. Minimal parent involvement. Minimal.
I originally planned on piecing together my own kindergarten program with free resources and a library card, but with two littles underfoot I started looking for some ready-made curriculum and materials to make life easier. It's a trade off. Do I spiral down the Pinterest Black Hole or make it rain on Amazon?