Category: Simple Solutions

10 Tips to Become a More Consistent Homeschooler

Confession: I just don’t wanna homeschool today. You see, I took the last 2 weeks off of homeschooling while we went through a move. It was a local move, but it has still been anything but a break for us as a family. At the risk of sounding whiny, here are all the reasons I’m screaming…

My Biggest Homeschool Purchase Regrets

Homeschooling is now a HUGE market and let me tell you – these businesses want your money! They are willing and able to use all kinds of methods to scare you and pull your heart strings. If you don’t buy this pencil sharpener, is your homeschool doomed? If you don’t choose this math curriculum, will your…

How We Live on One Income to Make Homeschooling Possible

Have you ever had the really nosy desire to look through someone’s finances to see how in the world they are able to afford the stuff they have? I have! I have been doing our family’s day to day finances forever, so when I see a friend doing something a bit pricey – I admit &ndash…

Our New Routine Balancing 3rd Grade, Kindergarten, and Preschool

To be honest…I’ve been dreading this year ever since I started homeschooling over 2 years ago. I started with just a first grader (pulled her from public school) and my other two girls were too young for a formal curriculum. They tagged along with field trips, art projects, read aloud, and some science experiments, but that…

Letter of the Week Movie List

Can I be honest for a minute? Letter of the week is getting a little stale for me. I remember all the excitement with my oldest as she went through it with preschool, pre-K, and kindergarten. My middle child went through it with the All About Reading Pre-Reading curriculum. And we’re doing it again with her…