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…

Math U See Alpha – An Honest Review

It is actually painful for me to write this Math U See Alpha Review. I really, really wanted it to work out. You have no idea. My first year of homeschooling my 1st grader was going so well – better than I could have hoped for! Except for math. We originally started with The Complete Book of Math and it…

The Homeschool Morning Hack I Still Use 2 years Later

Don’t you just love a great homeschool hack?! I love and hate that feeling I get when I discover a really neat way to solve a problem – why didn’t I think of that before? That is so obvious! Well, I had the awesome luck of running across a pretty great homeschool tip during my first…

Free Homeschool Planner You will Actually Use!

Are you looking for a free homeschool planner? Something simple, downloadable, and printable to get your year started off on the right foot? There are A LOT of homeschool planners out there and I have to tell you that most of them give me anxiety when I look at them. So many complicated charts and tiny writing! An overwhelming amount…

Hard Earned Tips for the Introverted Homeschool Mom

Are you an introverted homeschool mom looking for tips to help you survive your chosen lifestyle? Wondering if it is even possible? Are you destined to quit or just be miserable? You are in the right place! When I was a kid, I thought something was wrong with me because I wasn’t like my very extroverted sister whose…

Why I Quit Homeschool Preschool (and What I Do Instead)

Are you searching for all the info on how to homeschool preschool? Wondering about schedules, curriculum, how long its going to take, and what in the world you need to teach? First of all, good for you for wanting to teach your child at home and doing the research! I never even considered teaching my oldest when it came time…

The Summer Routine of Your Homeschool Dreams

We are in the our last week of homeschool here, and let me tell you…I’m so done! Summer is on the way and I am waiting with open arms. When it arrives in all its glory, I will close the teacher’s manuals, put away the workbooks, notebooks, and to do lists. No more lesson…