I’m getting excited because it’s my favorite time of year. You know, the time of year where you start seriously thinking about that awesome homeschool convention you will attend and what curriculum you will select for next year. It’s one of my favorite parts of homeschooling…knowing that I get to make this choice without […]
As a homeschooler we read 100’s a great books a year. This is valuable learning, but we often don’t record it. Don’t make that mistake! Help your student keep a log of what they’ve read with these super cute Monthly Reading Logs.
As much as I like to keep a journal and touch things, unhealthy I have found that a digital record keeping system is so much easier to organize. Hop over and see how Trisha organizes her homeschool without paper in Help with Organizing Your School Year. Looking for great Homeschool Deals?
I am a huge fan of chore time. Helping around the house is part of family life and something that children will do for the rest of their lives! It’s such a valuable skill. But organizing your family chore time can be hard. I love these printables on 2 Ways to Make Chore Time Fun. […]
If your homeschool is like mine, books are everywhere. From trips to the library to those old classics on your favorite shelf, books are an integral part of the homeschooler’s day. The tricky part is keeping track of them. I love this great idea for Book Record Pages. You’ll find a lovely printable for every month […]
While I’m really just a toddler in this parenting thing, I feel like I have learned so much. One of the most important things that I have learned about homeschooling (and really parenting in general) is that you MUST have a good schedule. Everything is more productive when we have a good schedule. The trouble […]
Right now it’s not even back-to-school time, but when I saw this post I could smell the very scent of new pencils. Doesn’t it just make you smile? Ok, maybe I’m a little quirky about back-to-school time. Seriously though, these tips are excellent for planning the new year, but what if you are in the […]
It’s just about my favorite time of the year: convention season. Oh, how I LOVE to go to homeschool convention. I know, it’s kind of a funny obsession. I’ve gone to a convention before even getting pregnant, I’ve gone in 7 different states, and even gone to more than one in a year. Will you […]
It’s bound to happen. Germs go flying and someone is going to catch them. Will this leave you behind in school? Do you have to throw all learning out the window? Check out these great ideas for Planning Homeschool Sick Days. I think you will be encouraged!
I don’t know about you, but I’m always up for a challenge. Ha! Throw in the word organization and I’m THERE! What about you? Do you desire to tame the beast and create peace in your homeschool? Join, veteran homeschool mom of 6 as she encourages you with wit and real-life help. She provides printable […]
If there is one part of homeschooling that I find daunting, it’s record keeping. If your state requires a documentation binder, you will love these tips on What to Include in Your Homeschool Documentation Binder. Of course, even if your state doesn’t require it…perhaps you would really enjoy keeping everything in one place to track […]
It’s about that time of the year when we wonder how things are going in our homeschool. Why wonder? There are easy and informal ways to see how your children are doing and give yourself much needed encouragement and reassurance. Of course, you may find a few areas that need a little more attention. Better now […]
Planning for a high schooler is a scary thought for most homeschool parents, but it doesn’t have to be! In this fantastic post, Dollie Freeman shares how she plans for her high schoolers. You won’t want to miss these excellent ideas!
Circle Time by Kendra Fletcher offers an innovative way of teaching. Set aside the workbooks and look beyond what you think your school day should look like. A circle time is the perfect way to start on the same page each day. Check out Kendra’s ideas!