Three Books I Read Before Each New School Year & How YOU Can Win One

homeschool encouragement book giveaway

  I don’t know about you, but I’m in major planning mode over here. This year I’ve decided to adapt the crate system for this year’s curriculum organization. I’ve fallen in love with Kristie’s techniques and strategies. You should totally check out her blog. But wait, you said you were going to be giving away books, not talking about homeschool organization. Yes, yes, I know. Sorry, back to the books! So, each year during the summer months … Read more…

Our Summer Plans {2017}

  This June rounded out our sixth year of homeschooling. This year I had a senior, 8th grader, two kindergartners, a toddler, and a newborn. This was probably our most challenging year yet, we had all kinds of things going on! From trying to make sure my senior met college requirements, scholarships, and transcript crises to adjusting to a new baby, keeping the toddler busy with “tot school” so the others could do actual school, … Read more…

Reset Your Homeschool With Homeschool Rescue (Review)

Rescue Your Homeschool

  Every homeschool mother I know is on a continuous journey of developing and improving their homeschool. We’ve been at it nearly seven years now and I still seek out “homeschool mom” books to read. Along with books, there are some great e-courses out there to help you find your niche at home. Homeschool Rescue from Only Passionate Curiosity is one such course that helps you reset your homeschool when things have gone awry. And trust me, eventually, … Read more…

Going (Kid-Free) To Convention With My Friend, Does It Get Any Better?

A few years ago I went to the Great Homeschool Convention in Ohio and was blow away by the hugeness of it. Since then I’ve been to Teach Them Diligently and the IAHE convention (not in the same year, of course!). While I enjoyed them and they did this mama some good, I found that I had been ruined when it comes to conventions. I experienced the biggest, and I wanted it again! So, this … Read more…