Category: Getting Started with Homeschooling

The ULTIMATE Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Homeschool STARTED!

Getting started with homeschooling can be a daunting and overwhelming challenge. So challenging that many do not even start! If you you’re reading this then you have decided to homeschool – good for you brave mama! Or you may be sneaking a peek at what you need to do to start homeschooling so that you can make a…

How to Set Up a Simple Inexpensive Homeschool Classroom

In preparation for this post, I just searched “homeschool classrooms” in Pinterest to look at what other moms are doing that might be different than me…um…wow! I saw some of the most amazing furniture, decorating, storage, and learning stations! It made me a little bit sad because we do not have the space or…

6 Reasons You Actually Do Need a Homeschool Room

I know, I know. Nearly every homeschooling blog post every written says that you absolutely do NOT need a classroom…as they take you on a tour of their pristine, all white classroom full of thousands of dollars of furniture, curriculum, supplies, and computers. I’m not trying to be the bad guy, but I do want to…

How to Homeschool with Toddlers and Not Lose Your Mind

The first week of homeschooling I nearly quit. I was so, so close to throwing in the towel. I was trying to teach reading to my 1st grader, but I could barely be heard above my 4 year old singing Disney Princess songs at the top of her lungs, and my 2 year old constantly interrupting me for any number…

The Simple Plan to Motivate Your Homeschooler to Get That Work Done

Looking for some tips to get your homeschooler motivated? We’ve all been there! Child slumped in a chair with a dejected look. A stack of work on the table and a pencil thrown to the side. “I can’t do it!” “This is so hard!” “I’m tired!” Sound familiar…