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Easy Handmade Valentines

Celebrate friendship with these easy handmade valentines that work for both boys and girls. Valentine’s Day is a fun opportunity to do a little crafting with your kids. Skip the Valentine’s aisle at the store and make something on your own instead. Whether or not you’d like to give candy with your cards, we’ve got […]

10 Tools to Organize Your Homeschool

You can facilitate learning and peace when you organize your homeschool. Here are 10 tools to help you get organized and enjoy your homeschool more. I’m officially in the throes of my 15th year of homeschooling. I’ve got about 9 more to go. I’ve learned a lot over the years. I probably have a lot […]

Using a Kindle for Homeschooling

Wondering how to use a Kindle for homeschooling? Here’s how we’re doing it with our 11th, 9th, 7th, 5th, and 3rd graders. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. We are […]

Historical Fiction Books I Read in October

Did you read any good books in October? I’ve got four fun historical fiction books¬†to share this month, all of which will expand your horizons. And your kids’. I guess you can tell it’s the school year based on which books I’ve actually read! As a homeschool mom, the months of September through May are […]

Homeschool Curriculum for the Year and a Very Long Discussion on Our History & Literature Study

Wondering what homeschool curriculum for¬†five kids aged 8 to 15 looks like? Here’s what we’re studying this year as well as mom’s take on classical history and lit. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I […]

Getting Started in Homeschooling: Teaching More than One Child

Teaching more than one child in a homeschool setting is not the easiest thing in the world. But, it’s totally possible for you and your children to thrive. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I […]

Creating a Daily Routine for Your Homeschool

Creating a daily routine for your homeschool can add structure and direction to your homeschool day, help you and your students be more productive, and make the school year more fun. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

Want to improve your family’s diet? Make fresh produce¬†a little easier to swallow. Follow these tips to get your kids to eat more vegetables. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but […]