How We Do School: A Guest Post from Abbi

This marks the final installment of the How We Do School series. I appreciate all those who sent in their stories. Many of these women were strangers to me prior to the start of the series. I am so thankful for their willingness to share their families with me, with you. We’ve seen such a […]

How We Do School: A Guest Post from Kristin

It’s been so great to meet new moms through these “how we do school” posts. I know a few of our guest posters in real life, but I’ve met new people along the way. Today Kristin shares with us how they do school at her house. – Describe your family (# of children, boys, girls, […]

Be Inspired to Get Back to School

The season is here. The school supplies sales have warned us that it was coming. If your family hasn’t started back to school yet, it is just a few weeks or even days away. The new year begins. Regardless of whether we homeschool, private school, or public school, “life as MOM” requires that we do […]

How We Do School – A Guest Post from Sharon

It’s amazing to me how quickly the summer has flown by and here we are: Back to School this month. Did someone press a fast forward button? Thank you so much to everyone who has shared their school choice stories. It’s been wonderful to hear how others do it and to be reminded of why […]

Homeschool Planning: Putting Paperwork and Plans Together

One of the things that I do to get our School-At-Home off to a good start is to get my records and paperwork in order. At the beginning of each school year, I set up my record-keeping binder. I have done this for years and find that it is keeps me organized as well as […]

How We Do School: A Guest Post from Linds

As I get ready for homeschool reentry with my own children, I am reminded of why we chose to do school the way we do. Likewise, it’s been fun to hear your stories about how you came to make that all important decision for your own children. Each family has unique personalities, needs, resources, and […]

Nature Study for Wimps

I am a total wimp when it comes to many things in the Great Outdoors. Or when the Great Outdoors comes in. Don’t ask me why. But, I am. However, about six years ago when I gave birth to my fourth boy in a row, I realized that I would need to buck up a […]

Back to School Planning for a Homeschool Mom

I’m astounded that our summer vacation is already coming to a close. It has flown by. We didn’t quite do all that we intended, but we did a lot. And mostly, it turns out that what the kids and I really wanted was to veg a little. We’ve had a lot of changes over the […]