Great Homeschool Giveaway- December {Over $900 in prizes}

Here is a great homeschool prize pack valued at over $900!

You’ll love this month’s Great Homeschool Giveaway event. It is full of awesome resources to usher in the new year. Welcome to the December Edition of Great Homeschool Giveaways! Each month, Homeschool Giveaways and Ben and Me, along with a host of homeschool blogging friends, are bringing the homeschool community GREAT GIVEAWAYS and FREEBIES! Here’s [...]

L is for Light {Free printable pack!}


At Christmas there are lights everywhere, on Christmas trees and all over houses. These lights light up the night, with many families in Australia, mapping out a route around their town, to go and take in the beautiful light displays. This is also a wonderful time to spend with our children, teaching them about the [...]

I is for Icicles and Igloo’s

Icicles and Igloo's

Welcome to letter I in our ABC’s of Homeschooling Through the Holidays. I created 3 fun, quick, and inexpensive “I” crafts for you.   The first is ice on the trees.  We went out and grabbed a few branches from the woods.  Then you cover in mod podge & sprinkle them in “ice”. When dry [...]

Christmas Family Fun Bucket

Family Fun Bucket

I’m happy to be participating in the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays Series hosted by Heather at Upside Down Homeschooling!  The letter for this post is Ffor Family Fun Bucket.  Twas the night before December at the Smith house kitchen table….the family was enjoying their Family Fun Bucket instead of watching cable….   Several [...]

Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

25 Easy Holiday Crafts for Kids

  This post is part of the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays. To see the entire list of posts, click here. Homeschooling through the holidays doesn’t have to be stressful. Sometimes, you just need to put the books aside and call it a craft day. We leave room for quite a few craft days [...]

Huge Homeschool Giveaway {Over $1200 in prizes}

Enter to win great homeschooling resources in this HUGE giveaway with multiple winners!

  Each month we will be teaming up with Marcy from Ben and Me, and Carrie from Homeschool Giveaways to bring you an awesome homeschool giveaway package! This month’s giveaway is HUGE and has multiple winners! Good luck!   Welcome to the November Edition of Great Homeschool Giveaways Monthly! Each month, Homeschool Giveaways and Ben [...]

Celebrating Christmas in Your Homeschool with Charles Dickens

Learn some fun ways to bring Charles Dickens into your holiday homeschooling plans.

  This post is for letter C in our ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays series. For a full list of the posts included, please click here. Charles Dickens and his book, A Christmas Carol, are iconic for this time of the year when so many of us reflect and rebuild relationships. Ebenezer Scrooge and [...]

B is for Baking

B is for Baking as You Cover Multiple Subjects All at Once

  The holidays are something I typically look forward to each year. However, once I began to homeschool the boys I wondered if I would be able to incorporate all the fun without sacrificing time in their main subjects. One thing that we can do is head to the kitchen where you can fit in [...]

Advent Ideas for Homeschools

Advent Ideas for Homeschools

Advent. Really, we’re thinking about advent already? Yes, I realize it is only the first week of November, but Advent will be here before we know it, so I thought I would share a few thoughts and ideas to help you get ready. Advent…what exactly does advent mean? What do you think of when you [...]

Letting Go of Homeschool Pressure


I’m a completely committed blogger. Except when I’m not. But it’s not because I don’t want to be. It’s because, like you, there are so many things that compete for my attention, my time, and my energy. With the flurry of planning and adjusting that accompanies the first several weeks of school (not to mention [...]