Homeschool Curriculum Picks 3rd Grade, Kindergarten, and Preschool

We are getting ready to start school again tomorrow! It’s hard to believe that we are about to start our third year of homeschooling – time has just flown by! I have a feeling though that this is going to be our best year yet. I am so excited to start cracking open all the shiny new books…

10 Homeschool Kindergarten Must Haves

Are you wondering if you have everything you’ll need to start off a successful year of homeschool kindergarten? I’m so glad you clicked through to this post, because I think it’s going to give you some awesome ideas to take your year to the next level! I actually started homeschool kindergarten with my middle…

Homeschool Like the Jetsons with Amazon Alexa Skills!

Are you wondering what kind of  homeschool skills your Amazon Alexa has? Ever wanted to say, “Alexa, homeschool the kids!”?? You are in the right place! Alexa (or Echo) has so many skills that kids can used for learning and fun! We have had an Alexa for 3 years, but we only used it for music and…

Screen Time Struggles: The Game Changer that Saved My Homeschool

Are you wondering how to limit screen time in your homeschool? I have completely been there. In my first few weeks of homeschooling, I was a mess with trying to figure out how to do school while parking my littles in front of Dora to keep them out of my “perfectly prepared lessons.” My oldest would be so…

The Quick and Easy Way to Organize My Father’s World Curriculum

Looking for ways to organize your brand new, shiny My Father’s World curriculum? You are in the right place! When you open that box for the first time it can be a bit daunting to see all the books and packs of loose leaf paper wrapped in shrink wrap. I have noticed the there are some pretty elaborate…

My Top 8 Most Frustrating Homeschool Struggles

Are you wondering, “What are the hardest things about homeschooling?” Or maybe, “What are the biggest homeschool struggles?” I used to wonder the same thing when I was still thinking about homeschooling! There are so many blog posts out there that show a rosy, sweet, ideal vision of home education…but is it really like…

A Strategy to Help Homeschoolers Make Solid Friends

Are you wanting to help your homeschooler make friends? Worried about how they are ever going to meet kids their age? You are not alone! Many parents struggle with understanding how a child can have solid friendships without going to school every day. They have visions of their child staring out the window as the school bus drives away with…

A Flexible Homeschool Routine Your Kids will Love!

Trying to find a homeschool routine that you can actually stick with?  Tired of struggling with your kids to get thing done? Do you feel like a failure when they keep asking “Are we done yet???” and the school work is only half over? I here you, and I have something to share with you that I…

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The Best Thanksgiving Craft: A Thankful Tree

I don’t really like Thanksgiving. There I said it. When I was a kid, it was great to eat a lot of yummy food with family and watch football with my dad on the couch. But, now I’m a married adult with 3 children. Thanksgiving now means that my work load will triple from its normal…

An Unexpected Tip for your Reluctant Reader

Looking for tips to deal with a reluctant reader? You are not alone! Teaching a reluctant reader can be a frustrating, infuriating, depressing battle. Grab your coffee, and take a seat mamma. We got some stuff to talk about. What is a reluctant reader? A reluctant reader is simply any child who does not have an interest or a desire…