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7 Tips for a Successful Homeschool Year

Get ready for a successful homeschool year with these seven easy tips! Our homeschooling journey has been such a blessing, but it’s definitely been a growing experience with a steep learning curve for everyone. It’s not only an adjustment for kids and parents – it’s an adjustment for the entire family unit – including the extended family. …

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Fun First Day of Homeschool Ideas

It’s back to school time and that means homeschool is starting! Check out these fun first day of homeschool ideas to memorably usher in the year! First Day of Homeschool You’ve been preparing curriculums, reading all the blogs, and now the day has finally come. It’s the first day of homeschool! Suddenly you’re wondering, where …

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When You Can’t Find a Good Fit Homeschool Co-op

Finding a good fit homeschool co-op can be tough. Here’s what to do if you can’t find one. I know some of you can’t even imagine what it would be like not to be a part of a homeschool co-op…and others of you are thinking, “What’s a co-op?” Basically, a co-op is a group of homeschooling families …

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10 Must-Have Gadgets and Apps for Homeschooling

Here are the 10 must-have gadgets and apps for homeschooling that every homeschool family should have! While we may not always have the latest models or gadgets, there are some that have withstood the test of time and continue to be our favorite gadgets and apps for homeschooling. If you’re looking for some new ideas …

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The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas – Volume 2

I love to collaborate with other homeschool moms. They’re full of the very best ideas and I gain such insight and reassurance from their wisdom. So, when I was offered the opportunity to collaborate on The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas (Volume 2), I jumped at the chance. Collaborate with moms whose ideas have helped shape …

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How to Save Money on School Supplies

The start of school is quickly approaching and with it comes the daunting (not to mention expensive!) job of shopping for school supplies. Even though we homeschooled for years, school supplies were just as much fun to shop for as our public school counterparts. Now that the kids are in public school? Holy supplies Batman! …

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No School Today? and Other Questions Homeschoolers Get Asked

No School Today? It’s one of the most common questions homeschoolers get asked when they’re out and about during the school day. Questions Homeschoolers Get Asked The level of questioning is akin to the level of questions one gets asked when pregnant. At no other time would someone ask you such personal questions, but when …

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Homeschooling Multiple Children: It’s a Love-Hate Thing

Think homeschooling multiple children requires superpowers? You might be right! Yes, I knew homeschoolers and thought they were amazing, but for my kids? No, thanks! I was, after all, a school teacher and homeschooling just wasn’t going to cut it. Fast forward to the time my oldest was 5. Suddenly, homeschooling started to look awfully …

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