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 [...]

ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays

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  The holiday season is right around the corner and I don’t know about you, but homeschooling during the holidays can be somewhat difficult. Excitement levels are running high, the to do lists are neverending, and attention spans seem to go right up the chimney! This isn’t how it has to be though. Homeschooling through [...]

10 Ways to Help Your Child Keep Christ in Christmas

10 Ways to Help Your Child Keep Christ in Christmas {yes, we do Santa too}

Today, I’m over at Blessed Beyond a Doubt, talking about a topic that is very dear to my heart…keeping Christ in Christmas. The society in which we live makes it hard for adults to remember to keep the focus of Christmas on Christ, let alone our poor children. They are constantly being bombarded with the [...]

I was a Better Mom…before I had Kids

Have you ever looked at a Mom and thought, "That is NOT how she should be parenting." I have...before I had kids.

I have always loved kids. I always wanted to be a Mom. I always wanted to be a teacher. So when we decided to homeschool our children, it really did seem like a natural fit for me. However, after 4+ years of homeschooling, I think it’s safe to say, “I was a much better Mom…beforeI [...]

Letting Go of Homeschool Pressure

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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 [...]

Holiday Resources Bundle

Holiday Resources Bundle

In honor of the ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays series kicking off next week, I have a great surprise for you! I have bundled my holiday books and planners into one bundle and am offering it to you at a GREAT price! Check it out—for just $6.99, you will receive: {Click on the title [...]

10 Scriptures to Help Your Child Conquer Fear

10 Scriptures to Help Your Child Conquer Fear

This month is filled with frightful images, haunted houses, and haunted trails. We choose not to participate in all those frightful activities, instead opting to go to our church’s Halloween alternative. Fear is on overload all around us this month and the constant bombardment can cause problems with our children. Today I want to share [...]