ABC’s of Starting the New School Year

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

10 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Before School Starts

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

5 Homeschool Things Worth Paying For

I'm a cheap mum. Anytime I have to spend any money it is the end of the world. That can make just living normally frustrating for those around me. I'm a frugal gal and I'm really good at it. I'll have to admit though, one of my most favorite things about homeschooling is shopping! You've … Continue reading 5 Homeschool Things Worth Paying For

10 Bible Verses to Get You Through a Bad Homeschool Day

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

10 Things Homeschool Mums Want School Mums to Know

10 Things Homeschool Mums Want School Mums to Know There seems to be a misconception that homeschool mums and schooling mums are somehow different. Like somehow we were born homeschool mums and there is a huge biological difference between homeschool and schooling mums. Guess what? We are not separate subspecies. Alas, we are not and … Continue reading 10 Things Homeschool Mums Want School Mums to Know

10 Ways to Organize Your Homeschool Supplies

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

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