Category: Simple Solutions

6 Social Skills Books for Homeschoolers

Social skills books for your homeschooler? I know there are homeschool moms across the country rolling their eyes into their back of their head at the very thought. I have been homeschooling for going on 4 years, so I don’t mean to alienate myself from my tribe…but I do think homeschool kids need help with their…

Summer Homeschool: Pros and Cons

Are you toying with the idea of doing a summer homeschool this year? There are a lot of great reasons to follow the year round schedule! But…there are also some things you might want to watch out for when you don’t take that break. I have done both – summer homeschool and carefree summer – so…

20 Apps That Make Homeschooling Easier!

I was at a McDonald’s PlayPlace years ago – long before I was considering homeschooling. There was a man with his daughter there and she was probably around 5 years old. He very confidently said to her, “Hey honey, why don’t you read that big list of rules up there?” He looked at me…

An Unexpected Place to Buy Used Homeschool Curriculum!

A package came in the mail today and I proudly help it up to my husband. “This teacher’s manual cost almost $80!” My husband gave me a raised eyebrow look that said, “Man, homeschool can be expensive…but what can you do, right?” I triumphantly said, “But I got this used and…

10 Ways to Add Bible to Your Homeschool (And Stay Consistent With It!)

Having time to do daily Bible devotions is easily one of the best things that has come out of our choice to homeschool. When my oldest was in public school, it seemed like there wasn’t time to do anything! Our days were a constant parade of trying to get to school on time, pick up on time, get…