We all have our reasons for homeschooling, but most of us realized that a classroom environment was NOT the best place for our kids to learn. So why is it that so many of us … [Read more...] about School Should Revolve Around Home
Division had become my mortal enemy. I mean I hated it to the point most days when we finished math, I was either ready to burst into tears or to beat my head against a very … [Read more...] about The Lessons My Kids Can’t Live Without
After over 20 years of homeschooling (8 kids) with 8 years to go, I can't help but have a very different perspective than when I started. If only we could begin our journeys … [Read more...] about Less Is More When It Comes to Schoolwork
Looking back on some things I wish I had done better on this homeschool journey, documenting it would be pretty high on the list. We have been homeschooling for eight years … [Read more...] about Weekly Photo Journal
At our house, back to school is not easy. My kids do not look forward to getting back to school after a long break. My kids thrive on routine, and any change in routine … [Read more...] about How to Ease the Transition Back to School after a Long Break
As homeschool Moms, most of us juggle about a hundred tasks every day (every hour?). With the feeling that there is just so much 'to do', there is also the struggle … [Read more...] about Three Ways to Choose JOY in the Everyday Homeschool
The Fruit of the Spirit is awesome. I love teaching it to my children. For this lesson, I picked the first three on the list found at Galatians 5:22 and 23. We read the … [Read more...] about Love, Joy, & Peace Craft in English, Spanish, & Chinese
This article is part of a series in which I attempt to answer questions collected for me from the Hip Homeschool Moms Community, about what it was like to grow up … [Read more...] about “What Is Your Favorite Memory of Being Homeschooled?
The holidays are coming. Is your homeschool ready? The turkey, the traveling, the everything busy, bright and burning (if you’re in my kitchen) are weeks away; is your … [Read more...] about Is Your Homeschool Ready for the Holidays?
I grew up deep in homeschooling territory. My father was a lawyer for Home School Legal Defense Association, and my mother was a nationally-recognized speaker at homeschool … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons Why I’m Glad I Was Homeschooled
A few moments to myself. Honestly, sometimes it can feel like the difference between my being the delightful, charming woman I imagine myself to be and being a TOTALLY. … [Read more...] about Making Time for Mom Time
Apparently we were being watched. We were in a new place and didn't know many people, so we decided to wander around town. The fragrance from the street lured me into a trendy … [Read more...] about Homeschooling and Socialization