August is looming. The summer is hot and we are wondering how much longer must we suffer. Ok, maybe it is just me who is wondering that. I hate summer :p. Nonetheless, we cannot deny that the new school year is coming. It is looming. It will be here. Whether you are a homeschooler, like … Continue reading ABC’s of Starting the New School Year
I hear a lot of excuses for why people do not homeschool. Those excuses are always followed simply by me telling someone I homeschool. While I am not judging you for sending your kids to a traditional school and while I could care less for your reasons why you do not homeschool (see 10 Things Homeschool … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts
Homeschooling isn't easy. When I say that I wonder why people seem surprised. Do you think regular school teachers have it easy? Homeschooling has many good days and some bad days. That in no manner means we made the wrong choice or should not be homeschooling. Motherhood is incredibly hard and has a lot of … Continue reading 10 Bible Verses to Get You Through a Bad Homeschool Day
Today is the Solemnity of Saint Joseph. Sure, it falls right in the middle of lent but that is no reason why we can't celebrate! I don't know about you but I needed some ideas on how to celebrate with my kiddos and make it fun. Here are the 10 resources I found and loved. … Continue reading 10 Saint Joseph Day Resources
Oh My Goodness!!!! How do you have a large family, homeschool, and stay organized?! It is a challenge, and trust me I fail, but here are a few things that make a big difference. 1. Farmhouse Wire Tiered Stand 23.00 Not just for fruit anymore. We have markers, crayons, pencils, etc. A mini writing and … Continue reading 10 Ways to Organize Your Homeschool Supplies
I was not asked to review this book. I was not compensated in any way for reviewing or reading this book. My daughter brought home How to Trick the Tooth Fairy by Erin Danielle Russell from the library. The only thing I see wrong with this book is you need to return it once you … Continue reading Book Review: How to Trick the Tooth Fairy
Thank you to the wonderful internet world for enjoying my 50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1. The feedback and support were so wonderful. Today I am grateful to say, after 4 hours of editing and staring at a computer screen I have finished part two. That makes it a total of 100 ways for … Continue reading 50 More Ways to Homeschool for Free!
Schoolers get all the fun right? WRONG! We get all the fun! Even though we do not get to take those depressing looking pictures of the parents celebrating their children leaving for school, we can still do our own thing to celebrate the traditional start of the school year. We homeschool year round, so my … Continue reading 10 Ways to Celebrate Not-Back-To School!
Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review, well making the portfolio. The actual review is simple. In Maine, you do not have to notify anyone that you are homeschooling until age 7 and you should wait to notify until then. It is always good though to get into the … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old
Homeschooling in Maine is pretty easy. The stressful part is the portfolio review. I am at an advantage because my BFF is a Maine certified teacher so she can do the portfolio review for me. She knows we are at the library daily, we help with and go to co-op, are in scouts, and are … Continue reading Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 8/9 Year Old