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 … Continue reading Homeschool Budget Help!!! Lessons from a homeschooler & finance expert!
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. … Continue reading How Much Does Homeschooling Cost? Really…
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 … Continue reading Organizing Homeschool Books: Stop them from TAKING OVER!!!
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 … Continue reading Free Homeschool Planners to Create Your Custom Binder!
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 … Continue reading Creative Homeschool Organization Ideas for Small Spaces!
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. Paper planning is a huge part of my … Continue reading Find the BEST Homeschool Planner! Flip Through and Compare
Amber shares her story of homeschooling to create a one-of-a-kind, individualized education for her children. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool One-of-a-Kind Homeschool: Setting Our Kids up for Their Future Of all the many wonderful benefits of homeschooling, there is one which has become more obvious as the children have gotten older. As … Continue reading One-of-a-Kind Homeschool: Setting Our Kids Up for their Future
Erin shares how her personal experiences in high school led her to choose a different path for her children. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool We homeschool because I so strongly disliked the atmosphere in school when I was younger and I wanted better for my kids. From the moment I left high … Continue reading I homeschool because my Public School Experience Sucked.
June celebrates her minimalist homeschool. Homeschooling allows her to live a slow-paced, simplified life with her family. Read her story. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool I homeschool because I want a simplified life. When I first thought about homeschooling, I had three kids 5 and under with a baby on the way. … Continue reading Minimalist Homeschool: I homeschool because I want a simplified life.
Read Heather's story about coming to homeschool after the unrealistic expectations of the public school system caused stress and anxiety in her young son. Part of our series: 10 Great Reasons to Homeschool We have a primrose on our dining room table. We got it a few months ago, and since then we've been watering it, … Continue reading Unrealistic Expectations of Public School Caused Stress & Anxiety in my Child
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 … Continue reading I Homeschool because… My Children are Twice Exceptional.
I'm excited to introduce ten totally FREE online courses for kids that are perfect for the summer. As parents, we want to avoid the summer slide. But schooling through the summer doesn't have to mean long hours at the kitchen table! Take a look at these ten fantastic, award-winning (and free) online courses for kids. … Continue reading 10 FREE Online Courses for Kids! Screentime You can feel GOOD about!
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 … Continue reading Homeschool Workbooks: Easy & FREE Solution for Kids that Hate Worksheets
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 … Continue reading Homeschool for your Family: Spending Time Together Brings Us Closer
I am excited to share my BookShark review! This year we used the Science Level 2 program with my seven year old and really enjoyed it. Read on to see what makes BookShark Science stand out from other homeschool science curriculum. Disclosure: I received this product in exchange for my fair and honest review. Mid-way … Continue reading Complete BookShark Review: Science Level 2, Ages 7-9
Hear from Katrina, a mama unschooling homeschool because she doesn't agree with common core and standardized testing.
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. 10 Reasons to Homeschool - What's Yours? The post on this site about … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Homeschool – What’s Yours?
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 … Continue reading I Homeschool Because… Dyslexia & Learning Differences
I absolutely love these summer printables and NEW library reading challenge! Read on for all the details! Summer Printables & Library Reading Challenge These 24 pages are fantastic whether you're a parent, teacher, or librarian (or if you wear a few hats!). This pack is great if you're looking for... a summer send-home pack for … Continue reading FUN Summer Printables + Library Reading Challenge!
There are so many fantastic and FREE summer programs for kids available nation wide. I've rounded up ten of our favorites and threw in two bonus programs that are under $5. Read on for tons of summer fun for your elementary-aged kiddo! What do your kids do more in the summer? Ask for snacks or … Continue reading 10 FREE Summer Programs for Kids for Fantastic FUN & Learning!