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7 Myths About Homeschool Curriculum Shopping

My best friend is slowly circling the idea of pulling her kids from school and starting to homeschool. So…the texts are starting to roll in about what I think about various homeschool curriculums. I felt so tired reading those texts as I remembered my first round of exhausting research into the world of homeschool curriculum. There is so…

Homeschool Kindergarten Schedule: Simple and Easy to Follow!

Homeschooling kindergarten can be a daunting task to navigate. What subjects are you supposed to cover in a homeschool kindergarten schedule? How long does homeschool kindergarten take every day? If I screw up, will that derail their entire education (spoiler alert: No!)? I am about to finish kindergarten with our middle kid, and I can absolutely relate to these questions…

Memorial Day Lesson Plans for All Ages: Helping Our Kids Remember

While my homeschooler was taking her first standardized test, I peaked over her shoulder and saw a question about what Memorial Day celebrates. I smiled as I thought my daughter would get that right for sure. We have talked about Memorial Day and what it means. She has been to Arlington Cemetery and seen the changing of the guard. She…

All About Spelling Honest Review: Why I Threw Out the Spelling Lists

Are you looking for the best spelling curriculum for homeschoolers? I have been on the same hunt! It took me three tries, but I finally purchased a curriculum that truly works. We are nearly done with All About Spelling 2 and and I have already purchased All About Spelling 3 for next year! This is a full, thorough, and super…

Multiplication Facts That Stick Review: Does it Really Work?

Teaching your kid math facts, especially multiplication facts, can be a living nightmare for any parent. I mean, my kid can’t remember to put shoes on before she runs outside – how much more difficult is it to remember dozens of random math facts?! As you throw your hands up and wonder, “How can I help my…