Homeschooling with Unconventional Holidays

Homeschooling with Unconventional Holidays

Homeschooling generally provides a lot of freedom to be creative in how our children learn. Growing up, I loved how my mom used that freedom to find creative ways to make learning fun and memorable. One of my favorite ways she did that was by using an unconventional...
How to Successfully Homeschool Without a Homeschool Planner

How to Successfully Homeschool Without a Homeschool Planner

Some homeschool families can easily use and abide by a homeschool planner. I’m not that type of homeschooling mom. Using a planner with our lifestyle simply adds more headaches and frustration to our lives. We’ve learned to homeschool successfully without...
Four Simple Steps to Creating Your Own Literature-Based Unit Study

Four Simple Steps to Creating Your Own Literature-Based Unit Study

Using unit studies in your homeschool can be great for many reasons. Unit studies help provide opportunities for kids of all ages to work together. Unit studies are fun because they can follow the interests of the kids. And unit studies can include lots of learning...
Daily, Weekly and Monthly Planning for Relaxed Homeschoolers

Daily, Weekly and Monthly Planning for Relaxed Homeschoolers

You and your kids have spent an awesome day learning together. Spotting a squirrel in the backyard led to questions about where certain animals spend the winter, which led to an Internet search about migration and hibernation, which turned into an hour spent watching...
Strength-Based Homeschooling: How to Homeschool Strong

Strength-Based Homeschooling: How to Homeschool Strong

We’ve all been there, after a long day of battling through everything our child can’t do and doesn’t know, in tears knowing we have to do this all again tomorrow. This isn’t what we imagined homeschooling or learning to be. But here we are, trapped in this cycle of...
Why YOU are Your Most Powerful Homeschool Tool

Why YOU are Your Most Powerful Homeschool Tool

Some homeschool educators strive to be an ambivert, which is a mix of both extrovert and introvert personalities. When you aim to balance the strengths and weaknesses of your personality, you become your most powerful homeschool tool. Using rigorous curriculum,...