50 More Ways to Homeschool for Free!

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!

10 Ways to Celebrate Not-Back-To School!

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!

Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 6 Year Old

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

Creating a Homeschool Portfolio for my 8/9 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

Best Educational Blog Award

One of my readers nominated me for the Best Educational Blog Award. I like this award because it is set up so anyone can use it and anyone can nominate blogs they actually read. This is a really good idea for the blog awards that go around!  Thank you to my reader, passitonmom who nominated me … Continue reading Best Educational Blog Award

50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1

As a homeschooling parent, I hear all the time that homeschooling is very expensive. I understand where that is coming from. The fact is though that homeschooling is not expensive. You could essentially homeschool for free, and yes that includes printing costs. I am going to share 50 ways to homeschool for free. This is a … Continue reading 50 Ways To Homeschool for Free Part 1

Children and American Pride

If you live in Maine then you know (or should know) that a great American hero's anniversary is coming up at the end of June. It will have been 25 years since MSG Gary Gordon died for our country. He left behind children, parents, and family. His hometown has been working hard to honor this … Continue reading Children and American Pride

Review: Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe

I recently read the book Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe by Todd Wilson.  I finished the book very quickly. I would not consider this a must-read book. If you have the spare time or nothing else to read then this book may be fine. This book is not for the easily insulted. When I started reading this … Continue reading Review: Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe

Yes, you can homeschool!

Give the graduation gift that will last them an eternity. Kid’s hangers gift baskets. The perfect gift! – Click Here! When I tell people we homeschool they tend to look at me like I have more than one head. That I must be absolutely out of my mind. Schooling at home is on the rise and … Continue reading Yes, you can homeschool!