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 […]

How We Do School: A Guest Post from Jena

My brain is slowly shifting into school gear. I love back to school. I’m all about getting a fresh start! This week I’ve been busily searching the web for our homeschool resources for next year. (More on that in August.) One of the things that helps me move in that schooling direction is to read […]

How We Do School: A Guest Post from Cathy

How we choose to educate our children can be as varied as what we each serve for dinner each night. For me and my family, we’ve chosen to homeschool, as has my friend Joy. On the other hand, my friend JessieLeigh has chosen the public school option. I have my reasons, and they each have […]

Great Price on The Old Schoolhouse Magazine – Special Today

After 8 years of formal homeschooling, it’s now a way of life for our family. We’re always learning something new, though. And a great way to learn about homeschooling is from others who’ve gone before you. I love talking with other moms and find out what works for them. No use reinventing the wheel! The […]