The Homeschool Review: Week 1

The Homeschool Review: Week 1

Homeschooling is one of my favorite parts of my life. I LOVE learning with my kids. We are so fortunate to get this time together. I've learned so much about myself and my kids in watching these moments of "Aha!" and wonder. I've also come to appreciate sacrifice and the Lord's hand in their lives. [...]

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A Book List for Homeschool Mamas Getting Ready for Next School Year

A Book List for Homeschool Mamas Getting Ready for Next School Year

We school year-round (sort of) to take the pressure off of getting it all done. I work part-time and we really only school four days a week during the school year. So, it's easier to spread out the learning over the course of a year. But I don't do a full schedule or heavy schoolwork [...]

Five Truths to Encourage Homeschooling Mamas This School Year

Five Truths to Encourage Homeschooling Mamas This School Year

I had a great friend over yesterday and we talked homeschooling and raising kids for hours while our kids played. We discussed the expectations of attention, curriculum, the long-term look at where our fourth graders might be in a few years. It's also the first week of school here in our area. I've seen more [...]

Is There Really a Typical Homeschool Day? Not Really, But Here’s One

Each year, Simple Homeschool (my favorite homeschooling blog) gives readers a chance to share a "day in the life of their homeschool." This is my post for that linkup. Since this is a linkup post, I thought it might be good to introduce our crew - Big Girl (8 and in 3rd grade), Man Cub [...]