Homeschool Life

Read Erin's account of her high school experience and, ultimately, her decision to homeschool.
I homeschool because my Public School Experience Sucked.
Erin shares how her personal experiences in high school led her to choose a different path for her children. Part
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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.
10 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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24 Pages of Summer Printables PLUS a fun Library Reading Challenge for summer! Stop the summer slide with a bit of fun practice. Distribute these at your library, camp, co-op, or in your own homeschool for fun summer literacy practice!
FUN Summer Printables + Library Reading Challenge!
I absolutely love these summer printables and NEW library reading challenge! Read on for all the details! Summer Printables &
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10 Free Summer Programs for kids available nationally - reading programs, national and state parks, in-store crafts, hands on maker activities, and more. Appropriate for elementary aged children! Get out and have fun this summer!!!
10 FREE Summer Programs for Kids for Fantastic FUN & Learning!
There are so many fantastic and FREE summer programs for kids available nation wide. I’ve rounded up ten of our
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Pros and Cons of Homeschool - Finding what's best for your family and not explaining it to anyone.
Pros and Cons of Homeschool: Finding What’s Best for Your Family
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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A mom's permission to take a break this summer. Do something just for YOU!
101 Reasons to Take a Break this Summer
You've read all the articles about learning through the summer. Here's one that tells you the opposite. Take a break.
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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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Tips for Choosing an Eclectic Kindergarten Curriculum for Your Homeschool
I originally planned on piecing together my own kindergarten program with free resources and a library card, but with two
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