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Black Friday Sale!

When I was younger, my favorite part of Christmas was the presents. It still is, but now I like giving presents, not just getting them! As my gift to you this Thanksgiving and Christmas season, I’d like to give every new homeschooling mom or wannabe homeschooling mom the help they need to get started and stay inspired on the journey. For …

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So Thankful We Can Learn Anything We Want

It’s the last day of “So Thankful We Homeschool” Week. We’ve spent the week thinking about all the things we have to be thankful for as homeschoolers. I’ve only mentioned the tip of the iceberg: there are more things to be grateful for than I can number, and everyone has different blessings that mean the most to them and their …

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So Thankful I Can Focus on the Heart

I can’t believe it’s Thursday already – only one more week until Thanksgiving, then we start into Advent and the Christmas season. This is the fourth post for “So Thankful We Homeschool” Week! If you haven’t had a chance to read the other posts and download the Thanksgiving printables, go here, here, and here. Today’s free printable is a Thanksgiving card …

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So Thankful for Good Books

We’re into the middle of “So Thankful We Homeschool” Week! We’ve been thankful for the time we get to be with our children, the freedom we have in homeschooling, and today, the overwhelming riches we have in good books to share with our kids. If you’ve been following along this week, I hope you’ve also had a chance to download …

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So Thankful For the Freedom in Homeschooling

Welcome to “So Thankful We Homeschool Week!” Don’t forget to grab today’s printable at the end of this post: small cards for your kids to write down what they’re thankful for. Read them aloud on Thanksgiving Day or any time this week. Or be really creative and hang them on a tree or from a garland on your wall. Americans are …

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“So Thankful We Homeschool” Week

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so I thought I should focus on being thankful this week. What better thing to be thankful for than homeschooling and all the blessings it brings? If you’re a new homeschool mom or thinking about homeschooling, this week of blog posts should give you some peace, joy, and confidence that you and your family …

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

When you first consider homeschooling, you have a whole list of things that feel like priorities: math, science experiments, making friends, handwriting, grammar, manners, writing, play dates, Latin, and standardized tests. The list doesn’t stop there – you also have worries like whether you can give your child everything he needs to succeed in life, whether you’ll leave gaps in …