Back to School Stress Busting

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Feeling a little overwhelmed at your Back-to-School To-Do list? Want to bust the back to school stress? Life as MOM contributor Prerna has some ideas on how to manage it.

Who’s Your Teacher This Year?

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Are you wanting to know who will be your child’s teacher this year? Life as MOM contributor Jessie Leigh has some advice on how to approach teacher assignments. photo used by permission We rush to find it on the report card. Or we hurry to see it posted by the school. Or maybe we wait eagerly […]

Homeschool Assignment Binders

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I’m keeping track of this year’s lesson plans and completed work with a homeschool assignment binder. It’s how I was able to plan the whole year at once.

Brave Writer Help for High School


Brave Writer Help for High School is one of the new items of homeschool curriculum that we’re using this year. I’m excited for my teen boys to go through this self-paced course. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: Berzina@ This post is sponsored by Brave Writer. I have been compensated for my time spent […]

Homeschool Curriculum for Grades 2, 4, 6, 8, & 10


Our homeschool curriculum for the year has some old favorites as well as some new items that I’m testing out as I teach 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th, and 10th grades.

End of Summer: How Moms Feel at Back-to-School


The end of summer approaches. We moms can feel a mix of emotions. JessieLeigh unpacks the bittersweet back-to-school feelings. Notebooks– 4 for $1! Glue Sticks… only 10 cents! Free backpack with $20 back-to-school purchase! If we hadn’t already known it, the fliers are quick to remind us– back-to-school is just over the horizon. End of […]

Planning a New Homeschool Year

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The new school year is just a round the corner. Now’s the time to plan for your homeschool and get a little organized, if you aren’t already.

How Moms Do: School

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How do moms do school? Here are a few ways moms decided on a style of education for their families.