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.
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
Do you ever think about the evolution of our culture? If someone from 100 years ago could see us now, they would be in shock. Nothing is the same in the landscape or the people. Some of that change is amazing but, some of it is terrifying. I think specifically of the evolution of Marriage and the breakdown of the… Read More
From time to time, I’ll hear a parent ask: How exactly do you teach a challenging learner – one who doesn’t seem to want to learn? Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to teach a wide variety of students. Some have been really easy to teach, while others…well, they’ve been more of a challenge. *Affiliate links may be present… Read More
Disclosure: I received a copy of this product and was compensated for my review. All opinions are my own and a positive review was not required. I’ve always enjoyed learning about different countries and cultures, and I love teaching about them. When an opportunity to review a study and coloring book about Mexico became available, I jumped at the chance!… Read More
You’ve been waiting, and it’s finally here! Music Lessons for Holidays & Special Days, an online course for elementary students. Launch pricing is 40% off from March 21-28! *Affiliate links may be present on this page. Please see the disclosure for details. Find 36 lessons to add fun to your homeschool or music classroom in the newest course from Gena… Read More
When it gets to be this time of year, it’s just too easy for things to get…well, bland. Routine. This is a great time of year for some winter fun! Winter Fun Notebooking and Activity Pages Winter doesn’t have to be a time of routine and getting through it. It’s also a time for fun! It’s a time for snowmen… Read More
Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, and it has been since I was little. What’s not to love about a holiday that’s based on love, friends, and candy? *Affiliate links may be present on this page. Please see the disclosure for details. To celebrate, I’ve created an adorable activity pack for your PreK to upper elementary kids! Valentine’s… Read More
Over the years, I’ve often been asked how we added in the “extras,” since our schedule was already pretty full. While adding extracurricular activities to that schedule might seem like overkill, it was actually really easy! It was easy because they weren’t “extras.” We’ve never really had “core” studies and “extra” activities. *Affiliate links may be present on this… Read More
Over the years, we’ve gone through a lot of different curriculums and planning systems. If it’s out there, we’ve probably tried it! It took us a while, but we finally figured out how to plan our eclectic/unschooling studies. And honestly, “plan” is probably a bit of a misnomer, but we’ll go with it. *Affiliate links may be present on… Read More
Even with all the resources available at our fingertips today, we still tend to lose focus in our homeschools from time to time. Often, this is for completely valid reasons. We have a lot on our plates, and things aren’t always in our control! When you do lose focus, though, how do you bounce back? How do you regain that… Read More