Welcome to the First Day of School


Today is the official start of our school year. My 10th grader actually started last week, but today my 5th grader will join the fun! Homeschooling has been quite an adventure for us. It’s hard to believe this is our 5th year of homeschooling in one form or another. I thought on this first day… Read More

Back to Homeschool: Creating a Homeschool Binder

Homeschool Binder

Well, today is Stargirl’s first day of 10th grade. While I’m busy teaching and getting her introduced to her new curriculum, I thought I’d leave you all with one of my new organizational bright ideas: a homeschool binder. I’m sure many of you have heard of a household binder, which is used to organize things… Read More

Take a Mental Vacation from Homeschooling

Setting Sun behind a Tree on green Hills

We’re already moving into the second week of July, and I feel like such a slacker. I haven’t begun planning my 2013-2014 school year yet. Yes, I know the curriculum we will be using, but I haven’t made a schedule or figured out how on earth I will homeschool 10th grader, a 5th grader, and… Read More

Homeschooling, The Christian, & The Common Core Standards


In the last couple of weeks it seems the internet has exploded with homeschoolers up in arms about the Common Core Standards. I have spent the last two days pouring over blog posts, Facebook statuses, and websites, all claiming to be the authority on the Common Core. These are some of the sentiments I’ve read… Read More

So You Want to Homeschool: Following the Law


You’ve made the decision to homeschool. Now what? This is where a lot of new homeschooling moms get that deer in the headlights look, not knowing what to do next. I know that’s how I felt when I began to homeschool. The first thing you should do is check into your state homeschooling laws. You… Read More

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