Times Table the Fun Way {Times Alive Review}

My kids are very different learners, but if there is anything they agreed on last year it was that they don’t like multiplication. Needless to say, when I was presented with the opportunity to share a Times Alive review, I was definitely excited! Times Alive offers online lessons with animated songs and stories to learn […]

Our Homeschool Curriculum Picks for 2017

Probably the question I get asked most often is “What homeschool curriculum do you use?” I have to admit, I find it amusing because I think I get asked this question from people who don’t homeschool just as often than those who do. Regardless who is asking, it’s a question that stops me in my […]

Teaching French with Middlebury Interactive Languages {Review}

I have been teaching French to my kids on and off over the past few years. Because I studied French for so long, I thought it was only natural that I’d be teaching French to our kids! One of my favorite resources for teaching French is Middlebury Interactive Languages. Our daughter (age 8) has used […]

What I Learned at my First Homeschool Convention

I can’t believe it’s been a week since I was at the Teach Them Diligently Convention in Sandusky. What a huge blessing it was! I got to connect with some amazing people – fellow homeschoolers, fellow homeschool bloggers, amazing speakers, vendors, and the amazing organizers. How amazingly refreshing to attend a convention that not only […]

Homeschooling Through Stress and Fatigue

Fatigue and stress. Two unwelcome words that can wreak havoc on our day. Many times they can go hand-in-hand because excess stress can affect how we sleep. Sometimes they are completely independent. Regardless, homeschooling through stress and fatigue can be a big hindrance. Over the past couple of days I’ve been sharing tips for homeschooling […]

Homeschooling When You are Ill or Injured

Yesterday I shared tips for homeschooling when a child is ill or injured, but obviously children aren’t the only ones who get sick or hurt. Homeschooling when ill or injured can definitely be challenging particularly when you have children who need more guidance. In the past I’ve shared information on homeschooling with a chronic condition, […]

5 Days of Tips for Homeschool Parents

This week the Schoolhouse Review Crew is kicking off 5 Days of Tips for Homeschool Parents. I will be sharing some of my own tips for homeschooling through challenges such as tips for homeschooling when a child is ill or injured, tips for homeschooling when you are ill or injured and tips for homeschooling through […]

It’s Almost Time for the Midwest Great Homeschool Convention!

Can you believe I’ve never been to a homeschool convention? It’s not because I haven’t wanted to. In fact, last year I tried but unfortunately my health issues were so challenging over the past year I wasn’t able to make it. Although I’m still having some issues, I am feeling much better and am looking […]

What to Do When Your Homeschool Isn’t Going as Planned

Whether you’re heading for the home stretch in your homeschool or are only a few months in (like our family who homeschools by calendar year), it can happen at any time – you take a look at your homeschool to realize it’s not going as you expected. Your realize you need to get homeschool back […]

58 Homeschool Blogs to Read

When I shared our favorite homeschool curriculum from 2015 I mentioned that I will be starting my fourth year with the Schoolhouse Review Crew. We’ll be starting our 5th year of homeschooling probably next week. We homeschool by calendar year, so our year begins in January. It has been a huge blessing for our family […]

FREE year of Math – A Curriculum for Busy Homeschool Moms!

Do you struggle teaching Math? Now you can get a whole year of FREE Math¬†– perfect for busy homeschool moms! Having three children, it can also get expensive to get curricula for the whole household. This free homeschool curriculum not only makes teaching Math easier, but it’s definitely a HUGE money saver as well! A […]

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