Narnia Giveaway

In our homeschool, we read A LOT. Over the years, all of us have discovered favorite books and series. C.S. Lewis’s Narnia series holds a special place in my heart. I first read these books as an adult and have greatly enjoyed sharing them with my children. So obviously I was super excited to partner with some great bloggers to bring you this Narnia Giveaway. To enter, simply use the rafflecopter below! 1 Winner will win

How To Explore Special Interests In Your Homeschool

How to explore special interests in your homeschool

  In our seven years of homeschooling, there have been many times that we went down rabbit trails to explore special interests. Sometimes it was as easy as a trip to the library. Other times it really took some digging and research. Having done it a few times, here are a few ideas to help you explore special interests in your own homeschool How to Explore Special Interests in Your Homeschool Take my son Max

How We Homeschool Together (Our Curriculum Choices for Preschool, First, and Tenth Grade)

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  The ability to homeschool together, at our own pace, in whatever manner we like is one of the major reasons we decided to homeschool in the first place. Our (weekday) daily rhythm pretty much revolves around homeschool. We spend our days together, learning in one way or another. Last week I showed you our school cart. I LOVE our school cart. I can take it anywhere in the house or on the porch that

How I Organize Our Daily Curriculum with the School Cart

How I organize our daily curriculum with the school cart

  Over the years I have tried many different methods to organize daily curriculum. We’ve used baskets, shelves, tubs, even a dish drainer! About eight months ago, Aldi had these amazing carts for $25. I wasn’t sure I really wanted to buy one ($25 is a bit steep for me) and passed them up the first couple of times I saw them. But I just couldn’t shake the thought that it would be great to

How to Make Homeschooling a Lifestyle

  It took me five years to figure out how to make homeschooling a lifestyle. Our first couple of years were essentially spent doing school at home instead of homeschooling. I let a combination of what other people did and what I remembered from public school rule our days. You’d be correct in assuming that no one was overly excited about our school days. Thankfully, I realized the error of my ways and after a