Category: Getting Started with Homeschooling

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…

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

*** See updates at end of post 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…