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

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,

Homeschool Spanish Immersion Curriculum For Kids (Review) #hsreviews #foreignlanguage #homeschoolspanish

spanish immersion curriculum

Did you know that knowing a foreign language is now a requirement for entering most colleges and universities? In fact, most of them would prefer that you have two or more years of experience on the transcripts. I’ve learned that the easiest way to go about this is to introduce the language early so that it becomes second nature. We have tried all kinds of Spanish curriculum over the years, and by far we’ve found

When You Just Don’t Feel Like Homeschooling Today ~ Have A Plan B (Back To School Series)

Plan B: When You Just Don't Feel Like Homeschooling

As homeschool moms we’ve all been there. Maybe one or more of the kids is sick. Maybe you are sick. Or maybe everyone just woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Whatever the case. . . sometimes we just don’t feel like homeschooling. Sometimes we have to put away the math workbooks, science books, and spelling lists in exchange for a little change of pace. Sometimes we need a Plan B. Here’s a

7 Must Have Books for Homeschooling Moms 2016 {Back to School Series}

Must Have Books for the Homeschooling Mom

This Autumn will mark our sixth year of homeschooling. Over the years, I’ve read dozens of books about homeschooling. Because I wish someone had put together a list of must have books for homeschooling moms for me, I’m putting one together for you. 🙂 These books have encouraged, inspired, uplifted, and guided me in my homeschooling mom journey. While some of them are curriculum-style specific, like the Charlotte Mason Companion, the majority of these are