Category: Getting Started with Homeschooling

Free Homeschool Planner You will Actually Use!

Are you looking for a free homeschool planner? Something simple, downloadable, and printable to get your year started off on the right foot? There are A LOT of homeschool planners out there and I have to tell you that most of them give me anxiety when I look at them. So many complicated charts and tiny writing! An overwhelming amount…

Why I Quit Homeschool Preschool (and What I Do Instead)

Are you searching for all the info on how to homeschool preschool? Wondering about schedules, curriculum, how long its going to take, and what in the world you need to teach? First of all, good for you for wanting to teach your child at home and doing the research! I never even considered teaching my oldest when it came time…

8 Homeschool Moms Share their Best Advice

Trying to get started with homeschooling has a lot of similarities to being a first time parent. You’re excited and nervous and you don’t know what you’re doing. There are about a million pieces of conflicting advice out there about what you should be doing. People disagree with whatever advice you decide to pick…

What Do You Do All Day? A Peek Into Our Daily Homeschool Routine

When I was first considering homeschooling, I was painfully curious about what a normal homeschooling day would look like. What do homeschoolers do all day? Is it school all day long? Would I be standing in front of a whiteboard for hours? School done before lunch? Is everybody lying around in their pajamas? Do you ever get to leave the…

6 Reasons Your Homeschool Needs Daily Quiet Time

As I sit down to write this, I have a fresh cup of coffee by my side, a little sweet snack, and a guarantee of little to no interruptions for the next hour or maybe longer! But wait, don’t I homeschool? Aren’t my kids supposed to be piled in my lap from morning to night? Are…