10 Things Every Homeschool Mom Needs to Hear Right Now

10 Things Every Homeschooling Mom Needs to Hear Right Now

If you’ve been homeschooling for more than 5 minutes, you know that this homeschooling business is no joke. It isn’t for the faint of heart. Homeschooling is a daily sacrifice and declination of the status quo. It’s waking up each and every morning and determining to give your children the best. But it isn’t always […]

Homeschool Conference 101: 7 Things to Know Before You Go

Homeschool Conference 101: 7 Things to Know Before You Go {with FREE printable resources}

Will you be attending a homeschool conference this year? If you’re still on the fence, let me encourage you to GO! Honestly, it is one of the very best things you can do for your homeschool. We attend the NCHE Conference each and every year and we always leave refreshed and refocused. If you’re a […]

HUGE Homeschool Curriculum Giveaway

HUGE Homeschool Giveaway

If you’re looking to get a jump start on your curriculum shopping for next year, why not get it for FREE? You could be one of six lucky winners in this HUGE Homeschool Giveaway valued at over $900!! Welcome to the March Edition of Great Homeschool Giveaways! Each month, Homeschool Giveaways and Ben and Me, along with a host of […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Begin Homeschooling

5 Questions to Ask Before You Begin Homeschooling

Making the decision to homeschool is a HUGE decision. It’s a decision that will forever change your family. I will admit that it has been the best decision my family has ever made, however, I do believe there are families that shouldn’t homeschool. Each family dynamic is unique. Homeschooling is not a one size fits […]

3 Simple Picture Book Perfect Activities for Valentine’s Day

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  When you snuggle up for Valentine’s Day read-alouds this year, wouldn’t you enjoy beautiful picture books that include faith, history, virtue and, of course, LOVE? I would!  That’s why I’ve already gotten ahold of copies of three of my family’s favorite Valentine’s Day read-alouds. Saint Valentine Mosaics Saint Valentine, retold and illustrated by Robert […]

Combating the Middle of the Year Homeschool Blues

Do your kids get weary in the middle of the homeschooling year? Check out these great tips for combating those middle of the school year blues! #10 is my FAVORITE!!! :: www.upsidedownhomeschooling.com

When it comes to homeschooling, I often hear “You’re so lucky. You must take field trips all the time.” Or “Your kids must get lots of outside time.” Not true – at least for us. We live in Central-Southern Indiana and our winters start early, last longer and are much colder than they were back […]

Dear Uncertain Homeschooling Mom

Uncertain Homeschooling Mom

Dear Uncertain Homeschooling Mama, I wish I could give you a hug right now. And just maybe have a chat over coffee. Because though I’ve been doing this for seven years, I still face so much uncertainty. And I’m not sure, but I kind of think there’s no end in sight. Because it’s that important.  […]

7 Things Good Homeschool Moms Never Do

7 Things Good Homeschool Moms Never Do

  We are right in the middle of our fifth year of homeschooling. In some ways it still seems like we just started yesterday, and it other ways it feels like I should have graduated ten kids by now. I can probably sum up our entire homeschooling journey in two words: learning experience. Not just […]

Enjoy a Free Food Study Printable for Our Lady of Altagracia Day

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One of our favorite feast days is coming up on January 21.  It’s a day that even non-Catholics can enjoy, as there is a fabulous book about it that ties in perfectly with geography, culture, or literature/legend studies: A Gift of Gracias. In fact, I so enjoyed A Gift of Gracias that last year, I […]