As our family finishes up our 8th year of homeschooling, I can’t help but look back over the years and think of what a crazy, awesome roller coaster ride this has been. We’ve had some amazing opportunities because of the freedom we have with homeschooling. We’ve taken vacations during the school year because they’re cheaper and… Continue reading My Top 4 Homeschooling Mistakes
Summer 2016. It was an election year. It was perfect timing. I had it all planned out. An election unit study over the summer! I bought an inexpensive election unit study guide. I had my books picked out and my printouts printed out. I was set! As I was delightedly telling the Hubs how organized I was… Continue reading Father Knows Best
Do you find yourself running to activities every night (or even most nights) of the week? Do you find it difficult to keep up with all the kids’ activities and groups? If you, as a mom, are overwhelmed by all the activities – your child just might be also. Why do we feel the need… Continue reading Is Your Child Over-Scheduled?
Co-Ops can be a big deal when you’re homeschooling. Which one do you choose? The one close to where you live? The one your friends go to? The one with awesome classes you’re just sure you’d never do justice with at home? What if I told you I chose none? Nope, nada, zilch, not interested… Continue reading To Co-Op or not to Co-Op?
Yes, you can homeschool with just a library card and a Bible! But there are some great products out there that do some of the legwork for you for not a lot of cash. I know there are tons of blogs out there that advertise “free homeschool curriculum” or free worksheets, free preschool packs, etc.… Continue reading Top 4 “Homeschool on a Budget” Curricula
Living on one income, staying out of debt, and budgeting for 4 kids is tough. But then you see picture of friends on vacation smiling in the sun. Ouch. Suddenly you’re wondering if you could squeak out a small vacation. Usually that’s the time when I spend several days online checking on prices of favorite vacation spots… Continue reading Stay-cations