40 Fun and Educational Field Trips. Check out these fantastic field trips ordered by category: Science field trips, History field trips, Art and Music field trips, Field trips for every community, and virtual field trip resources!Read More
Winter Fun! 5 Ways to Enjoy Time as a Family
Read on for 5 winter fun ideas that will have your family laughing all the way! 1) Have Fun Winter Game Day When the weather is not cooperating and we are stuck inside, rather than feeling caged, I want to try and make it fun for all of us. Declaring a game day is a…Read More
Homeschool Schedule: 2 Kids and a Semi-relaxed Routine
We’re excited to get back into our homeschool schedule. This year I’ve set up an easy rhythm that allows me to take time with both of my children individually and gives us time to learn together. Welcome to our homeschool. This year we are schooling kindergarten and 2nd grade with an emphasis on relaxing into…Read More
Homeschool Supplies: Must-haves for a great homeschool year!
I’ve rounded up my hands-down favorite homeschool supplies. Read on for how to set yourself up for a fantastic year! Whether you’re just getting started homeschooling or coming back from a long break, there’s something satisfying about getting yourself set up for success! Part of my not-back-to-school routine is to make sure that I’m completely…Read More
Is Homeschooling Hard? The REAL DEAL & What To Do!
Is homeschooling hard? In a word, yes. Homeschooling can be challenging, and sometimes you might feel like giving up. Before you call it quits, take a breath and try a few of these tips for preventing homeschool burnout. Is Homeschooling hard? If you haven’t started homeschooling yet, you might be worried – Is homeschooling hard?…Read More
2nd Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices
Here it is back to homeschool time again, and I’m here to share our second grade curriculum picks. I’m cautiously confident that we will find our groove this year. It’s going to be a good one! For a full list of your secular homeschool curriculum options, see our Secular Homeschool Curriculum Guide. Last year I…Read More
Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum: Relaxed Introduction to Academics
This is my second go-round with kindergarten homeschool curriculum. This year will be a little more relaxed with double the kids! For a full list of your secular homeschool curriculum options, see our Secular Homeschool Curriculum Guide. I’m feeling really good about going back into our old kindergarten materials this year to work with my…Read More
CTCMath Review: Flexible Online Math Benefits Homeschool Families!
I’m thrilled to share a CTCMath review with you! Read on to find out how this complete and flexible online math program is a real benefit to homeschool families. I received this product free of charge and compensation for my time to provide a fair and honest review. I was excited to try our first…Read More
Planner Lover’s Planner Giveaway!
I’m so excited to be giving away a BIG basket of homeschool planning to one lucky Planner Lover! Read on to find out about all the goodies included. And enter at the end of this post! Included in this basket: Happy Planner Homeschool Portfolio 3 Rolls of Washi Tape 10 Ink Joy Pens $87.46 Value!!!…Read More
School Supplies List Too Long? 5 Ways to SAVE!
Homeschooling on a budget can be done, but buying everything on your school supplies list plus homeschool curriculum can get expensive! Read on for 5 super easy ways to SAVE on this year’s school supplies! Finding ways to save money on your school supplies is essential. Luckily, it’s pretty simple to find deals on homeschool…Read More
Homeschool Budget Help!!! Lessons from a homeschooler & finance expert!
Dawn Starks, finance expert and blogger at SimpleMoneyPro.com shares tips for managing your homeschool budget. Budgeting for Homeschooling People homeschool for many different reasons, and people who homeschool have different priorities for their children. Homeschool families are all over the map in terms of how much they can spend on homeschooling, so there is no…Read More
How Much Does Homeschooling Cost? Really…
You’ve made the big decision, but how much does homeschooling cost? Read on for tips and advice from veteran homeschoolers and a free printable homeschool expense tracker to keep track of your homeschool expenses. How much does homeschooling cost? Really? Homeschooling costs will be different from family to family, child to child, and year to year.…Read More
Organizing Homeschool Books: Stop them from TAKING OVER!!!
I’m excited to share a guest post about organizing your homeschool books from organization guru, Surya from The Busy Mom’s Club! Read on for some fabulous book organization tips and tricks. Books are a natural part of every homeschool. If your children are learning, they will most likely be using books to learn. Depending on…Read More
Free Homeschool Planners to Create Your Custom Binder!
I’ve rounded up my ten favorite fun, functional, and FREE homeschool planners! Find links below to download, print, and customize your own homeschool planner. If you’re new to printables or just need a little help to get your planner in order, you’ve come to the right place! Read on for everything you need to get…Read More
Creative Homeschool Organization Ideas for Small Spaces!
Angela, The Unclutter Angel shares her fantastic homeschool organization ideas! Creative Homeschool Organization Ideas for Small Spaces You have decided that homeschooling is a good choice for you and your kiddos. But now you are saying to yourself, “We have no space to create a classroom for the kids!”. Homeschooling in small space can make…Read More
Find the BEST Homeschool Planner! Flip Through and Compare
I’ve rounded all the homeschool planner videos you need to make the biggest decision of your homeschool year. Okay okay, maybe choosing a planner isn’t the biggest decision, but it’s one of the most fun! Read on to see some of the most popular name-brand homeschool planners. *Updated for 2019-2020 academic year! Paper planning is…Read More
Homeschool Workbooks: Easy & FREE Solution for Kids that Hate Worksheets
Homeschool workbooks are a great solution for kids who just hate worksheets. Let me show you how to build your own interactive and FUN homeschool workbook that is perfectly customized to your child’s interests and skill level. Plus get started with a free printable worksheet at the end of this post! I have two kinds of…Read More
Summer Homeschool: 10 FUN Ideas to Keep Learning All Year Long
Some would call what we do in the summer “homeschool lite.” Between camp and the pool, we keep learning going in fun ways that look less like homeschool and more like having fun. But trying to keep kids learning during the summer months can be a challenge. Try these ten ways to motivate kids to…Read More
The EASY Solution for Homeschool Attendance Records + Free Tracker
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
Homeschool Activities for the Whole Year!
Check out our big list of homeschool activities listed month by month. Updated each month with new ideas and educational resources!Read More