Ginny shares why homeschooling is the best choice for her twice exceptional children. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool My daughter failed out of kindergarten when she was six years old. What kind of kid goes in reading at a sixth-grade level only to get unceremoniously thrown out? Mine, it seemed, and the…Read More
Kirstee tells how the decision to homeschool brought her family together. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool ‘Why do you homeshool?‘ is a question we homeschool mamas get used to answering. For us it always comes back to valuing the time we get to spend together as a family. How family time lead…Read More
There are so many reasons to homeschool – perhaps as many unique reasons as there are homeschool families. I’m excited to share stories from homeschool moms – my readers and friends, as well as several well known bloggers that you might recognize. This is the first in a 10 post series that shares the many…Read More
Kim shares why she chose homeschooling for her children with dyslexia and learning differences. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool This parenting gig is hard. This homeschool parenting gig is not playing around either. We came to homeschool because we had exhausted our other options. I loved school. I’m a teacher, my…Read More
Looking for an easy way to keep homeschool attendance records? I’ll show you a super simple way to keep track of attendance with a flexible free printable attendance log that will work for one or more children! Do you need to track attendance? Most homeschoolers are required to track attendance – even if we never…Read More
Are you sick of chore charts? Nagging got you down? Make a household chores schedule for your family, and get more done – with less ‘tude.Read More
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.Read More
Get organized in 2018 with a three part strategy for family organization plus a free printable calendar!Read More
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!Read More
100+ online groups and forums where you can find homescholers like you for encouragement, support, and resources.Read More
Forced minimalism. The cost of clutter and the privilege of control.Read More
Support for moving through a catastrophic loss with your family, understanding, and how to help.Read More
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.Read More
Save time, money, and space by printing your homeschool curriculum half size with this simple step-by-step tutorial.Read More
Five important questions to ask yourself when you’re shopping for curriculum. Advice from a former homeschool curriculum burnout.Read More
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.Read More
Ideas and tips about taking homeschool out of the house and into the world.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.