Tour Our Homeschool Book Stash for Teens

This post includes a video of part of our homeschool book stash for teens along with a detailed list of the titles showcased. A lot of you have asked me just what to do with teens. I totally understand that question! I mean, if you have kids who … Read More…

Cheap Homeschooling With Composition Books

This post is about cheap homeschooling with composition books. Don’t let lack of money keep you from homeschooling! Learning does not have to be complicated and expensive. If you have enough money to purchase some composition books, and basic school supplies, you’re in business! Besides a recent video … Read More…

A Fun Alternative to Workbooks for Homeschooling

Instead of using an expensive, complicated, tiring curriculum for history, geography, and literature, why not try something new? This post will be all about a fun alternative to workbooks: Notebooking! “Notebooking” is not in the spelling dictionary of my computer, so it is one of those concepts that … Read More…

Amazing U. S. History Resources For Homeschooling

History doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, if you homeschool, you can take advantage of the best, most interesting methods and materials around. In this post I am sharing 10 amazing U.S. History resources I have discovered that I hope will help you as you homeschool your … Read More…

Why you should read Shakespeare this Summer

Why You Should Read Shakespeare This Summer

It has come to my attention that Shakespeare has been “cancelled.” But I’m not so sure of that. After all, his plays have survived multiple wars, famines, plagues, world conquerors, fascism, communism and just about everything in-between. Like it or not, they are here to stay. In fact, … Read More…

Homeschool With Peace

All of us wish we could homeschool with peace. However, I know (personally) that we moms struggle to find tranquility within our homes. Besides battling with dyslexia and dyscalculia, we have to fend off surly replies, sighs, whining, and worse. Youngsters at home are comfortable, so they don’t … Read More…

How to Teach a Homeschool Lesson

This post will deal with how to teach a homeschool lesson. When I first began teaching my kids I had no idea what I was doing. I had read a lot of books and talked to a lot of people, but not one of them could tell me … Read More…

Free Cursive Program

If you have children who struggle with their handwriting, then this free cursive program from the McGuffey readers is for you. I think we’ve had just about every type of child among our fifteen. We have had energetic types, and quiet thoughtful types. Some have been great at … Read More…

Homeschooling Questions Answered by Mom of 15

This post will deal with some homeschooling questions. I love it when y’all ask me questions because it allows me to focus my efforts so that I can be more effective for you. I recently received some really good ones from a reader, so I thought I would … Read More…

15 Hacks For Homeschool Scheduling

Why is it that when you are home everyone thinks you have a lot of time on your hands? Homemaking itself can take the entire day, then adding in homeschooling means we are often scrambling to find time to fit everything in. Here are some principles for homeschool … Read More…