Help! I’m Afraid of Falling Behind in Math!

Math.  This is the one school subject that scares us the most.  Half of us [...]

How Do I Teach Language Arts?

Nothing plagues a new homeschooling mama more than anxiously waiting for the day her child [...]

How to Approach Topical Subjects (History, Science, Literature, Geography)

Let’s talk about milestones, gaps and falling behind for topical school subjects. The main topical [...]

What Age Should I Start Homeschooling?

“When should I start?” This is THE most common question I get about homeschooling! Often [...]

Answering the Socialization Question

Socialization…it’s kind of the “s” word among homeschoolers.  In fact, it can sometimes seem like [...]

4 Techniques for Hacking Your Homeschool Curriculum

Are you shopping for homeschool curriculum?  Are you feeling the rush of magic and wonder?  [...]

Our 2 Essential Learning Formats

One way that I’ve simplified our homeschool (and homeschool planning) is by consolidating all of [...]

The Everything Reading Post

One of the most intimidating parts of starting homeschool is the mysterious process of teaching [...]

A Homeschool Day Four Ways

Homeschooling is unique in that we don’t conduct learning in a separate, sterile environment.  It [...]

My Simple Homeschool Planning Schema

The first year that we started homeschool, I spent hour upon laborious and hour planning [...]