Homeschool Life

Learning through play: What is it? And how can I use play to teach? Find 5 ways to incorporate learning through play with preschool and early elementary aged children.
Learning Through Play: What it Means & How to Get Started
You may be hearing over and over that learning through play is the best way to teach your young child.
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Top 10 Homeschool Supplies to set yourself up for a fantastic homeschool year. Do you get excited over homeschool organization and new school supplies? I do. These fantastic tools are the exact ones I use in my own homeschool!
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!
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Is homeschooling hard? Get the real deal plus tips on what you can do to make it a little easier. For those considering homeschool, homeschooling parents feeling burnt out, and any homeschool mom that needs a little reassurance.
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
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5 EASY ways to save on your school supplies list!
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
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Help for your homeschool budget. Tips and advice from homeschool and finance expert, Dawn Starks of Simple Money Pro. Budgeting for homeschool.
Homeschool Budget Help!!! Lessons from a homeschooler & finance expert!
Dawn Starks, finance expert and blogger at shares tips for managing your homeschool budget. Budgeting for Homeschooling People homeschool
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How much does homeschooling cost? Really. Get the real deal on what you can expect to pay for homeschool. And if you can afford it.
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
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Create your own Free Homeschool Planner with printables and this simple guide.
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
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Confused about which homeschool planner you will use for the upcoming year? Take a look at 5 of the most popular homeschool planners available and compare them side-by-side!
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,
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Amber homeschools to give her children an individualized, one-of-a-kind education that will prepare them for the future. Check out her story.
One-of-a-Kind Homeschool: Setting Our Kids Up for their Future
Amber shares her story of homeschooling to create a one-of-a-kind, individualized education for her children. Part of our series: 10 Great
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June chose a minimalist homeschool. She desires the slow, simple life homeschool can create. Read about her journey and reasons for homeschooling.
Minimalist Homeschool: I homeschool because I want a simplified life.
June celebrates her minimalist homeschool. Homeschooling allows her to live a slow-paced, simplified life with her family. Read her story.
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The unrealistic expectations of public school caused Heather's son a lot of stress and anxiety. Here's how one family handled it and why they chose to homeschool. Part of our 10 reasons to homeschool series.
Unrealistic Expectations of Public School Caused Stress & Anxiety in my Child
Read Heather’s story about coming to homeschool after the unrealistic expectations of the public school system caused stress and anxiety
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Twice exceptional children, sometimes known as 2E, have some special challenges when it comes to their education. Read Ginny's story about why she chooses to homeschool her children.
I Homeschool because… My Children are Twice Exceptional.
Ginny shares why homeschooling is the best choice for her twice exceptional children. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to
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Hear Kirstee's story about how her time spend homeschooling brings her family together. Part of our Reasons to Homeschool series.
Homeschool for your Family: Spending Time Together Brings Us Closer
Kirstee tells how the decision to homeschool brought her family together. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool ‘Why
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10 Great Reasons to Homeschool - Why do you homeschool? Does your child have dyslexia or another learning disability? Do you have a gifted child? Was your child bullied? Find just a few of the many reasons people choose to homeschool in this article.
Reasons to Homeschool – What’s Yours?
There are so many reasons to homeschool – perhaps as many unique reasons as there are homeschool families. I’m excited
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I homeschool because: My kids have dyslexia and learning differences. A look into the life of homeschool mom, Kim, and her reasons behind choosing to homeschool her children.
I Homeschool Because… Dyslexia & Learning Differences
Kim shares why she chose homeschooling for her children with dyslexia and learning differences. Part of our series: 10 Great
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Why we homeschool... and why we don't explain ourselves to nosy strangers. A look into the pros and cons of homeschooling and coming to terms with what REALLY works for your family.
Why We Homeschool
Making the decision to homeschool, doing what's best for YOUR family, and the fine line between explaining your decisions and
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Online Homeschool Support
100+ online groups and forums where you can find homescholers like you for encouragement, support, and resources.
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Forced minimalism. The cost of clutter and the privilege of control.
Minimalist Living, Not by Choice
Forced minimalism. The cost of clutter and the privilege of control.
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Moving through a family tragedy. Understanding and how to help.
Moving Through a Family Tragedy
Support for moving through a catastrophic loss with your family, understanding, and how to help.
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What to say and what not to say when you meet a homeschool mom
What to Say (and what NOT to say) When you Meet a Homeschool Mom
What to Say (and What Not to Say) when you Meet a Homeschool Mom - A little advice for meeting
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Print curriculum half size HACK - tutorial for printing half size in a booklet.
Tutorial: Print Curriculum Half Size for a Book or Binder
Save time, money, and space by printing your homeschool curriculum half size with this simple step-by-step tutorial. 
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Pin this - 5 Questions to ask when you're Homeschool Curriculum Shopping
Don’t Go Curriculum Shopping without Answering THESE 5 Questions!
Five important questions to ask yourself when you're shopping for curriculum. Advice from a former homeschool curriculum burnout.
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How to inspire creative play in young children.
How to Inspire Creative Play: Spark Your Child’s Imagination
Spark your child's imagination by removing distractions that get in the way of creative play. Read on to find out
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Take Learning Out with Field Trip Week
Ideas and tips about taking homeschool out of the house and into the world.
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What does child led learning really look like_ A little different every day. Come take a peek at our week of child led learning at home.
Peek at Our Week: Child Led Learning at Home
I often tag my posts and photos with #childledlearning. Today, I thought I'd give you a glimpse of what that
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Child Led Learning. It's about learning to trust your child. Transitioning to child led learning in our homeschool.
Child Led Learning is Learning to TRUST.
I can't tell you how many times in the past six months I've looked over at my husband and whispered,
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Take a Field Trip Week and have FUN Learning!
It's Field Trip Week, and I'm so psyched. The oldest and I have been toiling away for eight weeks straight.
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