Homeschool 101






The benefits of homeschooling year round
  We started our homeschooling journey a long time ago (I can’t believe it’s been 20 years!) and even from the beginning I knew that following a school schedule wasn’t the right choice for us. And isn’t it grand how homeschoolers have the freedom to make their time work for […]

The Benefits of Year Round Homeschooling


Homeschool Must Have Essentials
  When you begin homeschooling you’ll probably ask yourself a hundred questions, and that’s totally ok! It’s good to have questions about such a major thing. I’m here today, however, to hopefully give you one less thing to worry about.   What are the most important things to have when […]

Top 5 Homeschool Essentials




How to Engage a Reluctant Learner
How to Engage Your Reluctant Learner Your son doesn’t want to sit down and do math again. Your daughter thinks reading is such a drag. You go to bed at night worried that your kids are destined to live with you forever because they won’t learn anything! The bad news: […]

How to Engage Reluctant Learners



Free Online Math Help
Free Online Math Help Math isn’t my jam. I’m so not qualified to teach my kids math, so I don’t, I outsource. No matter how great their math curriculum is, they still come to me for help on occasion. Ten years ago that was a problem and I usually responded […]

Free Online Math Help



20 Things You Need To Homeschool Your Child of Any Age
  Homeschooling is a lot of things. Homeschooling is fun, challenging, exhausting, uplifting, rewarding, stressful…What are the things you truly need to successfully homeschool your child? In my nearly two decades of homeschooling I’ve come to believe a few truths (ok, more than a few), and I decided to put […]

20 Things You Need to Homeschool



Homeschool Field Trip Etiquette - What to do before, during, and after your trip!
Field trips are a very important part of any child’s education, and they’re a lot of fun! While I love going on field trips with just my family, gathering with other people for trips has a lot of advantages. Groups often qualify for group rates, can schedule special tours, and […]

Homeschool Field Trip Etiquette