10 Tools to Organize Your Homeschool

Make learning easier and more peaceful when you organize your homeschool. Here are 10 tools to help your homeschool organization so you can enjoy your homeschool more. So you’re homeschooling… Whether this is something you’ve been wanting to do for some time or a choice you made due to COVID-19, welcome to the party! I’m officially […]

Homeschool Curriculum for High School

Ready to homeschool high school? Here’s a list of homeschool curriculum choices that I’ve used over the last decade to teach my kids at home without losing my mind. Homeschool? High school? Combine the two? What are you totally nuts? Nope. It can be done. It’s been done for decades with positive results.  Whether you’ve […]

Must-Have Homeschool Supplies List

There are so many different doodahs and gadgets out in the world, it’s hard to know what you really need. I’ve narrowed this homeschool supplies list to include our time-tested favorites for home learning. Are you ready to tackle the school year? Ready to do distance learning or full-blown homeschool or some combination thereof? Do […]

How We Are Preparing Our Homeschooled Kids for College

As we near the end of our first 13 years of homeschooling, we get ready to launch one child into college. Here’s what we’ve done to prepare.

Our Homeschool Curriculum for grades 12, 10, 8, 6, & 4

There is a veritable cornucopia of homeschool curriculum available, so much more than when I started this journey 16 years ago. Here’s what we’re using this year. Can you believe that this is my 16th year of homeschooling? I’ve only got 9 more to go! It’s practically the home stretch. 😉 Seriously, this has been […]

Getting Started in Home Schooling: Selecting Teaching Resources

There’s so much to choose from when it comes to teaching resources for homeschool. Consider these tips for choosing curriculum. In my younger, pre-kid days, my idea of summer fun was lying in the sun with a good book, taking breaks only to dip in the pool or to grab a bite to eat. My lounge […]

Organizing Homeschool Books

Get your home school ready for fall by organizing homeschool books now. Avoid overbuying or falling behind by knowing where everything is. Every once in awhile, I’ll buy a book that I already own. Usually it’s a book that I’ve been meaning to read and haven’t gotten to and yes, every once in awhile it’s a school book. […]

Getting Started in Homeschooling: Educational Philosophy

As you embark on teaching your kids at home, consider your homeschooling educational philosophy which will shape your curriculum and your school. Homeschooling has been one of the richest experiences in my “life as MOM.” While I am not one to say that everyone should do it, I’m confident in saying that everyone can do […]