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3rd/4th Grade Curriculum Picks

It’s a new school year so it’s time to talk about our 3rd/4th grade curriculum picks. It’s homeschool so you know how it is, we don’t really stick to one traditional school grade. Stephen by traditional school by age should be in 3rd grade, but we’re doing curricula that spans…

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2nd Grade Round Up

This week is the first week of our new school year so here is a brief 2nd grade round up for last year. Check out our curriulum pics and this mid year update to see what all we chose. Last year we tried some new things and stuck with some…

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Homeschool Declutter

Today I want to talk about the need to declutter your homeschool. I’ve taken some time off from blogging because in general to redo our homeschool room. When we moved into our new home designing the homeschool room was not high on our priority list when it came to where…

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Summer Homeschool

Do you have summer homeschool? We homeschool all year round and take breaks based on my husband’s work schedule. I do tend to take August off so I can plan and prepare the following school year’s curriculum as well. This past school year has been rough on us personally. Then…

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Monthly Family Challenge June 2020

My family is going to start a monthly family challenge and I thought I would share it with you all as well. With everything that has been happening in the world the last 5 months or so, we have all had a lot more time at home. This has led…

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Great Homeschool Online Convention Review

As I mentioned in my previous post about missed vacations, we were supposed to attend the Great Homeschool Convention last month in Cincinnati. After they had to cancel they scrambled and turned it into an online convention. I’ve been listening to some of the speakers and checking out the virtual…

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Confessions of a Chronic Homeschool Overachiever

Are you a chronic homeschool overachiever? That’s what I call myself. It’s the positive spin of a type A homeschool mama who always wants to do it all maybe? Every year I want to do all the things. ALL the things. The idea of unschooling is offensive to my personal…

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Free Memorial Day Craft Tutorial

Today I wanted to bring you a free Memorial Day craft tutorial. Memorial Day is in a week, so I wanted to bring you this tutorial early enough to have plenty of time to do it with your children. Memorial Day is an important holiday to me. No it is…

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Story of the World Volume 2 Review

I wanted to bring you a Story of the World Volume 2 review today. I talked about how I plan Story of the World not long ago. We’re about to finishing up volume 2 so I wanted to give you my thoughts. I also wanted to touch on what is…

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10 Ways to De-stress Your Homeschool

Today I wanted to bring you my top 10 ways to de-stress your homeschool. Let’s face it, homeschool has its ups and downs. Everyone has bad days, there are favorite subjects and hated subjects and power struggles because it’s hard being the teacher and also the parent sometimes. Even certain…

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