Homeschool

How to Homeschool Kindergarten: our favorite materials, curriculum, and methods

How to Homeschool Kindergarten: our favorite materials, curriculum, and methods

My fifth child is starting his kindergarten homeschool year, and this is honestly one of my favorite ages! They are excited about learning, and everything they do is bathed in curiosity and wonder. I love this age so…

Best Homeschool Room Ideas: what do you actually need?

Best Homeschool Room Ideas: what do you actually need?

In the 11+ years I’ve been homeschooling, we’ve had just about every kind of homeschool space. We’ve homeschooled at the kitchen table, on the couch, on the floor, in the playroom, in the family room, and in a…

Teach Your Teen Writing
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Teach Your Teen Writing

Homeschooling middle and high school doesn’t need to be scary! If you ask me, it’s actually really fun. :) But you don’t need to feel guilty for outsourcing some of it. There are many resources, online programs, and…

Five Books for Homeschooling Moms to Read

Five Books for Homeschooling Moms to Read

If you’re a thinking about homeschooling or you’re already a homeschooling mom, you’ve probably been doing some research. You’re looking into curriculum, you’re checking out different homeschooling styles and methods, and maybe you’re taking a homeschooling course. One…

How to Choose Books for Your Homeschool
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How to Choose Books for Your Homeschool

Books are an incredibly important part of our homeschool – in fact, they are central to just about every part of our homeschool! But how do you choose books for your homeschool? What should you look for and…

Earth Day Books for Kids and a Free Printable!

Earth Day Books for Kids and a Free Printable!

Teaching kids to care for the earth is an important part of our responsibility as parents and educators. Caring for the living things on our planet is about more than just recycling, but about stewarding the gifts we’ve…

Resources for Teaching about U.S. Presidents
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Resources for Teaching about U.S. Presidents

My kids and I have been studying the U.S. Presidents in our homeschool (which is a pretty common thing around Presidents’ Day ;) and I thought it would be helpful to round up the resources that we’ve been…