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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 […]

Homeschooling Tools to Use This Year

There are all kinds of resources out there to help you teach your kids at home. While you don’t need all the things, there are a few key homeschooling tools that can make your school year easier. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small […]

Back to School Traditions to Celebrate

Back to School Traditions | Life as Mom

It’s important to have ways to mark the passing of the seasons. Practicing back to school traditions can be a great way to celebrate a new school year and transition to a new routine. It’s hard to say goodbye to the lazy days of summer. I, for one, prefer not to have obligations and schoolwork to […]

Building Your Academic Calendar for Homeschooling

One of the benefits of the homeschool life is that you get to set the calendar! Here’s how to build an academic calendar for homeschooling. I’ll confess, one of my favorite parts of homeschooling is that no one else tells me where I have to be and when. While I’m a stickler for doing real […]