Our Favorite Homeschool Curriculum from 2015 and Blue Ribbon Award Winners!

Last week we wrapped up our 2015 homeschool year. We homeschool by calendar year, which means we start our new school year each January and finish our year the week before Thanksgiving. That means it’s break time for the holidays! I was blessed to be part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew for 2015 and am […]

8 Field Trips that Offer a Great Learning Experience

The following post is a guest post by Adriana Zoder of Homeschool Ways. Much like Adriana, I wasn’t always thrilled with the idea of taking homeschool field trips (I thought I was the only one!) but have found much value in them! She has shared some great experiences! 8 Homeschool Field Trips that Offer a […]

Are you Setting Realistic Goals?

I was going to post my Goals for 2015 this week, but the truth is, I’ve been battling headaches/migraines every single day since January 22nd. Yes. It’s been awful. So to even put together a post with all of my goals for this year at this time isn’t quite realistic. I feel like I’m just […]

Tips for Homeschooling During a Move

Moving a family of 5 is no small feat. We have moved many times, but this was, by far, the most stressful! Moving and homeschooling can be a tricky combination! How do you keep up with homeschooling when your stuff is in boxes and you’re spending so much time packing and unpacking? It’s definitely not […]

Keeping Young Children on Task (Part 2)

Yesterday I shared ideas for staying on task for those that are homeschooling young children, and I’m going to continue that theme throughout the week. Today is actually Part 2 of Keeping Young Children on Task! Yesterday I shared a Rewards Method we use for keeping our children on task. Not only am I homeschooling […]

It’s Here! Build Your Bundle Homeschool Edition – Save up to 92%

The wait is over! The Build Your Bundle Homeschool Edition is here! You can save up to 92%, and there is something for everyone! Whether you’re a homeschool parent with preschoolers or high school age kids (or both!), you can choose the bundle (or bundles) that is/are right for you! These specials are available for […]

My Challenge with Teaching Reading/Phonics

Something that holds some people back from homeschooling is the fear that because they aren’t “good at” specific subjects they won’t be able to teach them. With all the resources and tools available, though, you really don’t HAVE to be “good at” every subject you teach! In fact, there are many opportunities for us to […]

Homeschooling Essentials – Pencils (Lots of Pencils)

Today I’m joining my fellow Schoolhouse Review Crew members in the “5 Days of Homeschooling Essentials” Blog Hop! It is going to be great to see what other homeschoolers consider essential to their homeschool. With 89 bloggers participating I know there is going to be amazing variety! So why am I kicking off the series […]

Coming Soon! 5 Days of Homeschooling Essentials

What do you consider “homeschooling essentials”? Next week: January 20-24, 89 Members of the Schoolhouse Review Crew will be sharing what they consider to be “homeschooling essentials” in a week full of information and fun – Blog Hop style! Here are just a few of the great participating blogs: Shalynne @ Wonderfully Chaotic Jody @ Because I’m […]

2013 Blue Ribbon Awards and Our Favorites

It’s hard to believe 2013 is winding down already! The 2013 Schoolhouse Review Crew year has come to an end. This was my first year as part of the Crew, and our family has been so blessed by the experience! It has been a blessing sharing our experiences with you as well! At the end […]

Homeschooling with Special Needs: Sensory Overload

In my last Homeschooling with Special Needs post I discussed Homeschooling Sensory Seekers. Having one child on the Autism Spectrum, two children with Sensory Processing Disorder, and having Sensory Processing disorder myself, it is just as common in our household to have the possibility of sensory overload. Unfortunately, this can trickle down from one of […]

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