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Homeschooling an Only Child

September 29, 2016

In the homeschooling community, most families have 2-3 children. It is far from uncommon to see families with 5 or more children. However, what you rarely see are families with only one child. If you are one of them, you might feel like your family is the odd one out. It might even make you


3 Great Writing Programs

August 25, 2016

When I began homeschooling I researched tons of curriculum. Language arts, math, science, you name it, I researched it.  We found curriculum we liked and began our homeschool journey. Fast forward a few years and we are still homeschooling, and still using some great curriculum. But, I missed something. In all my researching, in all


What to Teach in Middle School

July 14, 2016

Homeschooling middle school is a time of transition for the homeschool mom and the student. It is a time of more responsibility, fewer hands on cutesy stuff, and more independent learning. Last week we talked about homeschooling middle school and what we can do to prepare. This week we are going to discuss what to


Homeschooling in the Great Outdoors

June 9, 2016

The fourth weekend of June brings up a great opportunity for family fun time. What is it? The Great American Campout! I don’t know about you, but my family and I love spending time in the great outdoors. We camp a few times a year. And by camping, I don’t mean camper and electricity. I


The Best Field Trips in Alabama

April 28, 2016

  The state of Alabama has much to offer. Beautiful landscapes, gorgeous beaches, and many attractions. If you homeschooling in Alabama you are in luck! Alabama also has many wonderful places to visit with your family for field trips! Here are some of the BEST field trips in Alabama! Birmingham Zoo Located in Birmingham, this


Homeschool Moms and Rest

April 6, 2016

Homeschool moms have a job that’s 24/7. Between school, homemaking and the kids we rarely stop. If I had to guess I’d say most of us have a to do list a mile long and feel like we NEVER get it all marked off. Right? We run ourselves ragged and we end up burnt out.


3 Tips to Tame the Homeschool Clutter

March 2, 2016

  As I looked around my homeschool space I saw books, pencils, crayons, projects that we were working on and of course my children ;) I also saw garbage, empty glue sticks, craft supplies, and clutter strewn throughout the room. It was a tad bit overwhelming! If I had to guess, your homeschool space is


Why You’re Behind in Homeschooling

January 27, 2016

Do you ever feel like your behind in homeschooling? Like everyone else is farther along than you? Like your child is NEVER going to learn                                    ? Me too! I think every homeschool mom feels behind in homeschooling sometimes. We stress ourselves out, wonder what the problem is, and struggle to keep up. I believe


Internet Safety Tips for Teens and Tweens

January 7, 2016

If asked, every parent would say they want to keep their kids safe online. However, statistics have shown that children are more and more at risk online than ever before. Teens and tweens are more at risk than any other age due to the fact they have increased independence, and are more likely to seek


How Much Does Homeschooling Cost?

October 12, 2015

One of the most common questions I hear from those interested in homeschooling is “How much does homeschooling cost?” The answer is always the same, “How much do you want it to cost?” Homeschooling is a choice. You are choosing to educate your children at home. The reasons why you made that choice will vary,


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