How To Homeschool My Child

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Back to School for Moms

Back to School for Moms

It’s almost time to start homeschooling again and you can find lots of back to school ideas for the kiddos. How about back to school for moms when she homeschools? Since many of you mentioned “getting started” as one of your biggest challenges, I recorded a video just for you. Whether this is your first… Continue Reading

How to Get More Organized in Your Homeschool

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about homeschool moms, it’s there’s too much busyness and too much stress. If you could reduce your stress, be more consistent and more productive, life would be great. That’s why I’m sharing how to get more organized and spend more time with your family, doing the things you love…. Continue Reading

Encourage a Love of Learning with Read Aloud Books {FREEBIE Below}

One of the best ways our family encouraged a love of learning was to start our day with read aloud books. As far as I’m concerned, reading aloud each morning was the most important part of our homeschooling day. Why did I “start” our day with read aloud books? Although I had been reading to… Continue Reading

Homeschooling Multiple Ages Without Going Crazy

It’s time to start school. You’re ready, but how about your kids? Are they running around the house? Or, do you sit down with one, while the others are not doing their school work.  You need to be homeschooling multiple ages … but how do you do it without going crazy?  If you had only… Continue Reading

Family Time Encourages a Love of Learning

Family Time Encourages a Love of Learning

To help with homeschooling multiple ages and simplify planning, I expanded our read aloud time to include other activities. That’s where Family Time comes into play. What kind of activities did we include in Family Time? It varied through the year as to what my goals were for that year. The most important aspect of… Continue Reading

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Do you ever have those voices in your head, complaining about a family member or running a conversation you’d like to have with your spouse to try and fix him? Even if you want to quit the negative thinking, you just can’t. I have an idea that is working. God is helping me get rid… Continue Reading

How to Schedule Your Day & Evening

Some of the biggest challenges homeschool moms face are organization, scheduling, consistency and juggling activities. How do I know? I asked many of you what your biggest challenge is as a mom and homeschooler. For that reason, I made a short video to on how to schedule your day. You’ll learn how I started my… Continue Reading

3 Christmas Crafts To Do with Your Kids this Weekend

For many of us, we’re starting a long weekend for Christmas. Why not spend time together at home? Get away from the hustle and bustle at the malls. Spend time with your kids and make some easy, fun Christmas crafts. I shared Christmas crafts and other activities for kids on a recent Mom’s Monday Lunch… Continue Reading

19 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

19 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

Thanksgiving is just one week away, so let’s integrate homeschool into your Thanksgiving celebration.  Today, I’m sharing Thanksgiving writing prompts to help you in your homeschool. If you scroll around on my blog, you’ll find other Thanksgiving activities for kids. Today is sweet and simple. . . 5 writing prompts to help your kids write… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Science Activities

Thanksgiving Science Activities

Thanksgiving is almost here so take a break from your traditional academics and try some fun Thanksgiving science activities.  Most homeschools center on history and writing, but we’re going to have fun in science today. To start, I’ll share my own Thanksgiving science activity called M&M Pumpkins.  When I was visiting my grandkids a month… Continue Reading