Can I Really Homeschool?
The simple answer: yes, you can.
It will look different for everyone, and it will seem simpler for some than others, but yes…you can.
Every year, it seems even easier than the last to get sucked in by all the new and shiny curriculum. I can add two or three more subjects in, right? And maybe another co op class, because it looks so good? When you add in field trips, sports, and other extracurriculars, it can become overwhelming. There has to be a… Read More
I grew up in northern Wisconsin, and while I don’t really miss the months of snow and ice, I do miss the leaves in the autumn. There’s just something about the cool, crisp air, the beautiful red and gold leaves falling all around you…it’s heaven. Or darn near. As a child, I remember doing all kinds of autumn leaf projects… Read More
Building your homeschool curriculum can be a stressful process, especially if you’re homeschooling more than one child. While homeschool curriculum planning may be the most stressful part of homeschooling, it is well worth the time invested. *Affiliate links may be present on this page. Please see the disclosure for details. Like many homeschoolers, I’m a bit of a curriculum junkie…. Read More
It’s that time of year! The Back to School commercials will soon start, if they haven’t already. Sales are happening at stores all over, and homeschool parents everywhere are starting their final big push to get everything ready. Rather than getting caught up in the chaos, I thought I would share my top tips to prepare for your homeschool year!… Read More
Do you remember “way back when” before the days of Amazon? I do! It’s hard to imagine not being able to click on to that friendly yellow site now to check out books, kits, and gadgets to use in our home and homeschool. Being a Prime member opens a whole new world of savings and convenience! *Affiliate links may be… Read More
Throughout the years, I’ve been confronted with a number of homeschool myths. The one I have heard the most, often from my family, is the fear that my son will miss out on opportunities. I’m not talking about things like prom and field trips. Those are important, and they’re fun, but they have never been my son’s priority. He probably… Read More
A saying where I live is, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait a moment…it’ll change!” Our weather – and the clouds we see – are never boring! That’s why I decided to have a little fun this summer with a mini-unit on clouds. *Affiliate links may be present on this page. Please see the disclosure for details…. Read More
I can’t help it…fall is the perfect time for soup. (Potato soup is my favorite!) The weather is turning crisp, sweaters are coming out, and soup bubbling away on the stove (or the Instant Pot!) is so comforting. And the best part? There are so many amazing options? Seriously…just about any dish can be made into a warm, satisfying soup…. Read More
This summer, I’m working on a line of history products, and the first sets are being released today. In my store, you will find Ancient Greece Notebooking Sets with research guides for both upper and lower grades! *Affiliate links may be present on this page. Please see the disclosure for details. Ancient Greece Notebooking Sets I love learning about history,… Read More
As I peruse social media, the same questions keep popping up. What do I do when we’re far behind the lesson plan? How do I handle it when my child won’t follow it? I’ve had to deal with this many times over the years. At times, my response was a good one…other times, not so much. It finally occurred to… Read More