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6 Ways to Hate Homeschooling

In the last 11 years, I’ve had my ups and downs with homeschooling. We didn’t start this thinking that we would be “lifers”, but here we are, with our oldest entering his Junior year of High School. I think it’s safe to say we fall squarely in the homeschool camp. Most of the tips I’m sharing with you are mistakes …

To My Weary Sister-in-Arms- The Homeschooling Mom in May

Listen, sister, we can be real here. This is a safe place. Not the internet, that’s not a safe place. But here in my little corner of the web, you are safe. It’s safe to admit that sometimes you might spend the month of May and early part of June researching every public and private school in your area because, …

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More than the Highlight Reel- Redeeming the Mundane

Jessica Clark, posted a funny status the other day, as she often does. Her post read, “On Judgment Day, if all those tracts are right and they roll a video of my life to be weighed, they’ll just need to fast-forward through like 30 years of me just washing the dishes.” I laughed at this and then it got me …

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5 Simple Homeschooling Tips

A few years ago I wrote this short post about home schooling. I thought I might expound a little more to help encourage you on your homeschooling journey. It’s not always an easy one, but it really is rewarding. I’ve had a few more thoughts since then, only a few Here are 5 simple homescholing tips that I hope will …

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Simple Homeschooling Tips

  I remember when I started homeschooling my first son, I was so frantic and stressed out about it. I was just sure I would screw him up entirely! I really just wanted to see how someone else did it so I could get a picture of what it was supposed to look like. I know some of you are …

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Simple Homeschool Helps: Bob Books

I love Bob Books! They are so excellent for beginning readers because they encourage them with success. Every Bob Book introduces only a few sounds or new words, so the child can easily get through the entire book. Building a child’s confidence when teaching them how to read is very important. If your child thinks they can do it, they …