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

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,

5 Encouraging Books For Mom

Encouraging Books for Mom

5 Encouraging Books for Moms How do you find encouragement as a homeschool mom?  Especially now that my son is in high school (eek!), I find that my own time is more devoted to lesson planning, to longer class and subject times (which means several more hours daily), and ensuring that we’re focusing on the things that we need to during these years of upper-level study.  And that’s not even including preparing healthy meals, and

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

Simple Ways To Take The Stress Out Of Life- Part 1: Identify Your Stressors And Make A Plan {FREE printable}

Identify Your Stressors

A few weeks ago, I was listening to a Joyce Meyer podcast entitled 5 Ways to De-stress. Most of what she was saying I had heard before like not taking on too much, you do have the power to say “no”, accepting things you can’t change, and so on. However, Joyce did say something I had never thought of… identify your stressors. She said that she literally sat down and 1.) made a list of everything